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This isn’t Little Poland Anymore
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This isn’t Little Poland Anymore

There was a time not long ago when you could travel to Poland just by taking the subway to Greenpoint. But now, if you want to experience Poland, you should probably book a ticket to Warsaw. A neighborhood once called “Little Poland” is now an extension of Williamsburg. Instead of back-to-back Polish businesses on every...

A Leader Gone But Far From Forgotten
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A Leader Gone But Far From Forgotten

The Chabad-Lubavitch Hasidic broadcast center looks like a room out of time. The walls are lined with aging switchboards and rows of ancient telephones. What was once revolutionary has become a museum, a reminder of the past. The future is next door—the media center of Chabad.org, touted as the largest Jewish faith-based website in the...

Save Us
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Save Us

Twelve miles south of Manhattan is a commercial strip seemingly stuck in time, where small-businesses still make up most of the shops, and there’s not a high-rise in sight. Bay Ridge’s tree-lined Third Avenue is as diverse as the area itself. Shoppers pour in and out of Mid-East Bakery & Grocery, Norma’s Arts & Crafts...