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Protesters outside Sen. Chuck Schumer's home. Eagle photo by Kevin Limiti

ICE attempts two raids in Sunset Park

July 13 | Noah Goldberg

U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement officers attempted two raids on undocumented Brooklynites in Sunset Park Saturday, but neither resulted in arrests, according to sources and the commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs. The city has been prepping for potential raids since President Trump and immigration officials hinted that they would be coming to […]

Sunset Park’s new historic districts are full of rowhouses built by immigrants for immigrants. Eagle photo by Lore Croghan

Celebrate Sunset Park landmarking with a summer stroll

July 10 | Lore Croghan

Three cheers for the developers of yesteryear who constructed beautiful, beautiful rowhouses in Sunset Park for waves of immigrants to live in. They used aristocratic architectural styles to create working-class housing stock. The builders deployed Renaissance Revival and Romanesque Revival design aesthetics — with some Queen Anne and neo-Grec flourishes thrown in for good measure […]

A vendor in Sunset Park. Photo by Paul Frangipane

In Sunset Park rezoning, questions surface over efforts to engage immigrant neighbors

July 3 | Scott Enman

Members of Sunset Park’s immigrant community expressed concern on Monday that not enough was being done to engage non-English speakers in a redevelopment process that has broad implications for one of New York City’s most diverse neighborhoods, citing a lack of meetings and literature in their native languages. Residents and members of Community Board 7’s […]

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