Sunset Park

Sunset Park Studio Squeeze for Artists

Sunset Park Studio Squeeze for Artists

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Co-published with WNYC StudiosKate Hawes has been making custom solid wood furniture in Brooklyn for 20 years until her landlord decided to raise the rent by 25 percent in one year.

C is for Childcare: English Class Offers Free Babysitting Too

C is for Childcare: English Class Offers Free Babysitting Too

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Co-published with WNYC StudiosA new program in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, is trying to make it easier for moms who don't speak English to improve their language skills. 

Flagging It: A Sunset Park Resident's Call For Unity

Flagging It: A Sunset Park Resident's Call For Unity

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Co-published with WNYC Studios. Brooklyn resident Junior Allende is planting a flag — actually many of them — along the Fifth Avenue entrance to Sunset Park as a protest against gentrification.

 

Chinese Restaurant Workers Travel Far For Work

Chinese Restaurant Workers Travel Far For Work

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Co-published with WNYC StudiosChinese immigrants based in New York City have long taken jobs in restaurants as far away as Pennsylvania, Alabama, and even Florida. 

Does This Avocado Toast Come With A Side of Gentrification?

Does This Avocado Toast Come With A Side of Gentrification?

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Co-published with WNYC Studios. Businesses like Avocaderia are creating jobs in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. But at what cost?

Birth of the NYC Co-op. Thank You, Finland.

Birth of the NYC Co-op. Thank You, Finland.

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Co-published with WNYC StudiosTo understand why cooperative apartments outnumber condos in NYC, you have to visit Sunset Park, Brooklyn. 

Sunset Park: So Hot Right Now

Sunset Park: So Hot Right Now

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Co-published with WNYC StudiosIt's a neighborhood that's developing fast — and how affordable it will be for residents and businesses is at stake. Here are four ways Sunset Park is changing.