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Sunset Park

Sketches of Sunset Park, Brooklyn

Ali Fitzgerald | Posted 07.14.2013 | Travel
Ali Fitzgerald

In April I spent a week in Sunset Park, a Brooklyn neighborhood and the title of a Paul Auster novel. I walked around the city's namesake park, where you can see kissing couples obstructing the jagged faraway profile of Manhattan.

Lucas Kavner

Occupy Sandy Becomes 21st Century's Relief Organization

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 11.05.2012 | Green

As local leaders and citizens complain of FEMA and the Red Cross and general government absences in their own neighborhoods, independent and local vol...

Alice Hines

Gas Shortage Crippling Sandy Aid From Food Banks And Charities

HuffingtonPost.com | Alice Hines | Posted 11.03.2012 | Business

At 3 p.m. on the Friday after Hurricane Sandy hit New York City, the St. Jacobi church in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, was overflowing with boxes of water b...

WATCH: The World's Largest Rooftop Farm Is Coming To Brooklyn

Posted 04.06.2012 | New York

Brooklyn will soon to be home to the world's largest rooftop farm. Bright Farms, a company that builds greenhouses, has announced they will build ...

Urban Chinatowns Across Nation Decline In Suburban Migration

AP | HOPE YEN and BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 03.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — America's historic Chinatowns, home for a century to immigrants seeking social support and refuge from racism, are fading as rising...

Violence Against Women: Keeping Up Our Resolve

Brad Lander | Posted 02.18.2012 | New York
Brad Lander

Over the last several months, a string of sexual assaults shook the Park Slope, Sunset Park, and Windsor Terrace communities. This is an important moment to reflect on the plague of violence against women, in Brooklyn and beyond.

Brooklyn Sexual Assault Suspect Arrested

Posted 12.12.2011 | New York

A suspect in Sunset Park's Monday night groping has been arrested. Police charged 26-year old Adolfo Martinez with forcible touching and sexual abuse ...

WATCH: 300 Rally In Brooklyn Against Serial Sex Attacker

Posted 11.15.2011 | New York

300 people showed up at a rally in Brooklyn Wednesday night as a show of force against sexual predators who have raped one woman and sexually assaulte...

Audio Walking Tours With Contemporary Literature As Your Guide

fsgworkinprogress.com | Posted 06.15.2011 | Books

There’s a passage in Don DeLillo’s Americana where he describes walking down a busy sidewalk among a throng of New Yorkers. He captured this feeli...

New York City Apartment Hell Pt. 2

David Serchuk | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David Serchuk

Sunset Park is one or two subway stops further away from Manhattan than Park Slope, so it's gentrifying accordingly. It is a less pretentious area, but, then again, it has less to be pretentious about.

Artlog's Top Art & Culture Picks

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Artlog

Before the artworld hits its frantic peak, why not delve a bit further afield?

Magnus Saethre, 97-Year-Old WWII Veteran, Faces Eviction (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A controversial landlord wants to give a 97-year-old World War II veteran the boot from his rent controlled apartment. Magnus Saethre pays just $63-a...

A New Dawn in Sunset Park?

John Petro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Petro

A building up for sale could spark a rebirth of Sunset Park's rich industrial legacy.

Eating Club: D/M/N/R to 36th Street, Sunset Park

The MTA Dining Car | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
The MTA Dining Car

The MTA Dining Car heads to Sunset Park in Brooklyn for a taco tour on a warm and breezy Sunday afternoon.

Steven Arizmendi, Brooklyn Science Teacher, Sells Book Warning Of Satan To Junior High Students

nydailynews.com | Meredith Kolodner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A Brooklyn principal has reprimanded Steven Arizmendi, a sixth-grade teacher, for selling students a book that tells how to "recognize those serving S...

The Narrows: A Double Life in Brooklyn

Tim McLoughlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tim McLoughlin

The Brooklyn we drove through back then from our apartment in Sunset Park to the theater, around the corner from my mother's family on 17th Street, was a diorama of post-war, working class urban life.