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Eid Mubarak To All Our Muslim Neighbors!

If you live in southern Brooklyn, you probably saw many families strolling to prayers and parties this morning, dressed to the nines, observing Eid...

In Wake Of Orlando Shooting, Neighbors Show Unity At Ramadan Meal

With the deadly ISIS-inspired shooting at an Orlando nightclub still hanging like a specter over the country, members of Brooklyn's Jewish and Muslim communities...

Ramadan Mubarak! 6 Things To Know About The Muslim Holiday

If you live in southern Brooklyn, you will most likely encounter someone observing Ramadan this month. Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar,...

Stuck In A Makeshift Burger King Mosque, A Congregation Perseveres

When a local Muslim group rented out the long-abandoned Burger King on Knapp Street in the summer of 2014, it was supposed to serve...

Paving A Bridge Between Brooklyn’s Muslims And The Police

At first, Kenan Taskent doesn't distinguish himself as a particularly pious man. His thick Brooklyn accent, proclivity for Marlboro cigarettes, and charmingly abrasive personality...

NYPD Admits To Spying On Muslim Brooklyn College Students

Recently, Gothamist reported that the NYPD had an undercover officer pose as a student at Brooklyn College who had recently converted to Islam in...

BP Adams Slams Daily News Over Portrayal Of Brighton Mosque

Borough President Adams joined with leaders from the Turkish Muslim community Friday to denounce the Daily News' insensitive portrayal of a Brighton Beach mosque. "This...

Local Halal Meat Market Gets Eid Al-Adha Shout Out

Local halal meat market Koha & Brothers at 319 Church Avenue was mentioned in this beautiful Buzzfeed piece about Eid al-Adha, also known as...

Thousands Of People Pack Coney Island Avenue For Annual Chand Raat...

Thousands of people filled Coney Island Avenue, from Foster Avenue to Avenue H, last night for the annual Chand Raat Bazaar -- a night of...

Two New Holidays Added To The School Calendar

New York City public school students will have two new official holidays as of the 2015-2016 school year: Eid al-Adha on September 24, and...

$1,000 Reward To Find Those Responsible For Anti-Muslim Fliers In Bath...

A $1,000 reward is now on the table for information leading to the arrest of those who distributed anti-Muslim fliers in at least one of...

Assemblyman Colton Joins Condemnation Of Bath Beach Anti-Muslim Flier

Assemblyman William Colton is adding his voice to the chorus of condemnation of the anti-Muslim fliers found in a Bath Beach apartment building this...

Hate Crime Cops Investigating Anti-Muslim Fliers Distributed In Bath Beach Apartment...

The NYPD's Hate Crimes unit is looking to identify the person who distributed anti-Muslim fliers in at least one of the Shore Haven apartment buildings near...

Alternate Side Parking Suspended Monday Through Wednesday

Alternate side parking regulations are suspended Monday through Wednesday, July 28 to 30 for Eid al-Fitr, and there will be no street cleaning on those...

Alternate Side Parking Suspended Monday Through Wednesday

Alternate side parking regulations are suspended Monday through Wednesday, July 28 to 30 for Eid al-Fitr, and there will be no street cleaning on those...