Tag: Brooklyn

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Handmade Future: Four Hispanic Immigrant Women in NY Reinvent Themselves With Craft Businesses

From apple pie to crystal jewelry, a video profile of New York Latina craft entrepreneurs.

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Brooklyn Artist uses Call to Prayer to Focus on Attitudes Toward Muslims

Artist Ateqah Khaki highlights the everyday lives of Muslims and encourages dialogue about Islam in new multimedia project.

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Slide Show: In Gentrified Williamsburg, Latino Community Fights to Maintain its Identity

The organization Los Sures is helping local residents deal with gentrification and preserve the area’s Hispanic heritage.

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On the Radio: Syrian Doctor in Brooklyn Wants to Return Home, But is Forced to Wait

The Fi2W story about Ahlam, a Syrian doctor who is faced with a difficult decision, aired on PRI’s The World. Listen to it here.

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AudioStories

Hard Work, Long Hours, Big Dreams – Audio Postcards of NY Immigrants in Business & On the Job

Immigrants are a major force in New York’s economy. Meet some of the business owners and workers that contribute to the city’s economic vitality.

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Separated by War, Immigrant Mother Weighs Returning to Her Husband in Syria or Keeping Her Baby Safe in the U.S.

It’s been two years since the uprising in Syria began. All of Ahlam’s family is in New York except her husband

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Food in 2 Worlds™ Podcast: Sub-Saharan Brooklyn Offers the Flavors of Africa

An insider’s guide to the best African cuisine in Brooklyn’s Bed-Stuy neighborhood.

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Food In 2 Worlds

Food in 2 Worlds™: Fast and Spicy, Reinventing the French Crêpe for NY Tastes

The traditional French delicacy has been redesigned to reflect American tastes.

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Food In 2 Worlds

The Story Behind Great Taste’s ‘Five Dumplings for a Dollar’ Deal

This Sunset Park eatery is known for dishing up the best dumplings in New York City. So why is its owner, Mr. Chen, barely breaking even?

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Hit Hard: Russian Immigrants in Brighton Beach Begin Post-Hurricane Cleanup

The largest Russian speaking community in North America was hit hard by Hurricane Sandy. Aaron Leaf went to Brighton Beach to talk to people cleaning up after the storm.