A Brooklyn Democratic leader resigned from her position Thursday evening after offensive comments she made about Chinese and Palestinian people surfaced, igniting threats to boycott an upcoming mayoral candidate debate. The Brooklyn politician, Lori Maslow, announced she would leave her position as Assembly District leader in the Kings County Democratic County Committee, which is scheduled […]
Fashion combatting fashion: a glimpse into New York City’s growing demand for sustainable clothing.
Public school teachers are coping with a new way of educating their students: remotely. It’s been challenging but also rewarding
Volunteers deliver hot meals to homebound seniors during the coronavirus pandemic.
On a normal day, the large and brightly lit cafeteria at St. John’s Bread and Life bustles with people, who sit at round tables and enjoy their freshly cooked meals. At breakfast, there might be scrambled eggs, bacon and pancakes, and at lunchtime, chicken and fries. But these are not normal days. Over the past […]
In 1979, Kermit the Frog sang: “Someday we’ll find it The Rainbow Connection The lovers, the dreamers, and me” In 2020 during the Coronavirus Pandemic, Brooklynites finally found it. All across Brooklyn, families are placing rainbow drawings and paintings in their windows, creating a makeshift I-Spy game for children in the neighborhood as social distancing […]
Islanders to return to Nassau roots—and many New York City hockey fans shrug
Damion Badalamenti, chocolate maker at Kah Kow U.S.A. the first Dominican chocolate factory in New York City, explains what makes Dominican chocolate unique. The Rizek Cacao company is a family-owned business that has been exporting cacao beans from the Dominican Republic for over 100 years. Fifth-generation Nadia Rizek wants to share the potential of Dominican […]
Residents of Windsor Terrace say they have too many problems to welcome a 13-story luxury building at 312 Coney Island Ave to their neighborhood.
Police are investigating a series of similar apartment break-ins, and they suspect the same person is behind them all
At the Macon library in Bed-Stuy, residents gather to learn about African American history through names, objects, food, and memories
The diocese in Brooklyn and Queens doesn’t want to risk anyone getting sick
Many building walls all over Brooklyn are covered by 40-foot advertisements or sleek glass floor-to-ceiling windows. But the borough is also a gallery for muralists, cultivating waves of activist artists who seek to represent the communities around them. Sunset Park in particular, with its diverse immigrant population and sizable industrial buildings, is one neighborhood that […]
Community activists gather outside Maimonides Hospital in Brooklyn to wait for news on the victim
As sales at retail stores like Victoria’s Secret fall, one small lingerie shop in Boreum Hill benefits from its custom touch.