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From The Inbox: Is Brooklyn Losing Its Ghosts?

Reader Daniel O'Halloran, a longtime Sheepshead Bay resident and Brooklyn native, will soon leave the city for the warmer, blander climes of North Carolina. Before he...

Crain’s Puts Spotlight On Bath Beach’s Demographic Changes

Crain's New York Business Journal turned its gaze to Bath Beach, making the less-than-subtle observation that "Chinese replace Italians as area's dominant force." M'kay. Not...

In Bensonhurst, Pastosa Bucks Demographic Changes By Becoming National Producer

Sitting on 75th Street and New Utrecht Avenue there is a store, Pastosa, that looks like a relic of the old Bensonhurst, when Italians...

How NYPD Spying Changed Demographics And Faith In Ditmas Park

Conor Friedersdorf's recent piece in The Atlantic details the effects of the NYPD's decade-long surveillance in Muslim communities. As one of Brooklyn's most diverse areas and the...

Maisel Faces Changing Demographics In His City Council Run

Earlier in the month we reported on Assemblyman Alan Maisel's quest to fill Lew Fidler's City Council seat. Though the geographic area he's looking...

In 30 Years, Russians Will No Longer Be Brighton Beach’s Majority

A Voices of NY article reveals a major change in local demographics within the next 30 years. It states: According to the Faiths and Freedom Project for...

A “Little Guatemala” Grows In Bensonhurst

Nohemi takes out her prepaid card from her pocket and sets the time in the dryer. This is her third load this busy morning...

Report: Things Looking Up In A Changing Bensonhurst

You could say we put the "class" in working class. A piece by Brooklyn Eagle editor Raanan Geberer, which summed up the findings of a...

Big Nick Sells Discount Store To New Owners

Nick Cavalieri, the 17 year owner of Nick's Discount Store (1669 Bath Avenue), sold the business to new owners at the end of December,...

NYC Has Largest Russian-Jewish Population In The World, But How Many...

It might seem obvious to those of us that live in Brooklyn's southern stretches, but research has confirmed it: New York is populated by...

QUOTE*: Thomas A. Gentile On Stereotypes

The following letter, written by Thomas A. Gentile in response to a 2002 New York Times story on changes in Bensonhurst's ethnic makeup -...