Post Tagged with: "Brooklyn"

Midterm Elections 2014 / Politics

Volunteers Come out for Recchia Campaign for Congress

The race for New York’s 11th Congressional District seat has been one of the most competitive in the current election cycle.

Politics / Uncategorized

Language is election issue in New York Russian-speaking district

More than half of the Russian population cannot be considered fluent in English.

News / Uncategorized

Alma Realty’s Brooklyn tenants protest against proposed rent hikes

Brooklyn borough president Eric Adams at a rally against proposed rent hikes at the Jewish Hospital Crown Heights apartment complex. Photo by Ellie Miao by Ellie Miao Residents, affordable housing advocates and elected officials rallied yesterday morning, to protest Alma Realty’s announcement of converting Brooklyn’s rent-stabilized Jewish Hospital Crown Heights apartment complex into market rate. “Where am I going to […]

Video

NY People: Roger Mamedov, MMA Academy owner and instructor

by Thom Friend The most important thing to Roger Mamedov, the owner and an instructor at the Williamsburg Mixed Martial Arts Academy, is the community MMA builds.

Video

NY People: Ray Luna, owner of Moutain Province

by Megan Jamerson Mountain Province is not your typical Williamsburg, Brooklyn coffee joint. Owned by Ray Luna, it serves Filipino coffee and treats.

Video

NY People: Sarah Sanneh and Pies n Thighs

by Christina Dun Sarah Sanneh, cofounder of Brooklyn eatery, Pies n Thighs, talks about her delicious business.

Arts

Photo show in storage containers opens in Brooklyn

The concept of Photoville is unique in the sense that they think outside of the box by taking viewers right back in.

Features

Holocaust survivors find joy in Brooklyn Temple

The Brooklyn synagogue hosted a social event bringing holocaust victims together.

Slideshows / Special Reports

NYC Marathon: “Electrified” show at Bay Ridge greets runners

Bay Ridge Brooklyn’s The Third Rail Classic Rock Band from Pavement Pieces on Vimeo. Marathon runners passing the 4th avenue and 88th Street corner in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn threw up rock-out symbols, air guitars, and even stopped to dance to the ripping tunes of rock-and-roll street band, The Third Rail. The four Bay Ridge locals of The Third Rail have […]

Features / Slideshows

Chicken farming in New York City

Keeping chickens in the city is a “really reasonable way” for New Yorkers to take part in farming,’ said chicken farmer Noah Leff.