Articles in the Brooklyn Category
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Bed Rest and No Baby-Care

By Liz Chow | October 21, 2016 | Open City

Yue saos and postpartum meal services are helping new Chinese mothers in Brooklyn cope with the no-shower, no-cold-drink, no-going-out demands of ‘sitting the month.’

The Right to Stay

By Thanu Yakupitiyage | September 16, 2016 | Open City

An undocu-Korean’s quest to remain and his fight for millions like him.

Little Pakistan’s Mission Man

By Chaya Babu | December 12, 2014 | Open City

Community organizing can be lonely work when you’re battling ghosts from a violent past

How Eighth Avenue Became Chinese

By Tarry Hum | September 19, 2014 | Open City

Urbanist Tarry Hum’s new book on Sunset Park looks at the economic, cultural and land use shifts in the waterfront Brooklyn neighborhood.

Bread + Butter Socialism: A History of Finnish-American Co-ops

By Esther Wang | June 12, 2014 | Open City

Finntown in the 1920s and 30s was a bit like a leftist fantasy mixed with a touch of “Portlandia”…

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