After almost 50 years in the neighborhood, Busy Bee Food Exchange is closing its doors. Owned by the Konopka family, Busy Bee sells Polish specialties, including a variety of fresh bread, pierogi, meat, produce and beer.
A chef is honoring her Polish heritage with a new pop-up at local cocktail bar Diamond Lil (179 Nassau Ave.). Yola’s pop-up is called Sierpień, which translates to August, and […]
The school celebrated its Polish language program last Thursday.
It’s high time we celebrate the hometown hero: Paul Kielmanowicz is a Greenpoint poet, born and raised, with the purest and most New York of stories: he writes on the subway […]
WHAT: Dyrygent / The Conductor (1979) + Q&A with actor Andrzej Seweryn WHERE: Film Noir Cinema, 122 Meserole Ave WHEN: Wednesday, January 24, 630pm-9pm RSVP on Facebook, $20 tickets here or […]
Unless you’re Polish or a cinephile (or both), you may not have heard of the late 80s Polish TV drama miniseries The Decalogue. The critically acclaimed and 97% Rotten Tomatoes-rated […]
WHAT: Polish/American Karaoke! WHERE: Warsaw/Polish National Home | 261 Driggs Ave WHEN: Thurs, Oct 26 @ 8pm Tix $10, RSVP here Wydaje Ci się że umiesz śpiewać? Sprawdźmy to!! Zapraszamy […]
Last Thursday, artist Martynka Wawrzyniak hosted “A Night of Experimental Jazz & Lydia Lunch” at the Park Church Co-Op (129 Russell Street) to support her McGolrick Park community art installation, Ziemia. […]
Martynka Wawrzyniak, a Polish-born local artist driven by a creative vision, recently learned that local history eerily repeats itself. Researching Greenpoint history for her local site-specific artwork, she learned she was […]
I was raised Catholic, so before I lived in Greenpoint I knew nothing about the beautiful Polish Easter custom of Święconka (pronunciation: shi’ven-tson-kah), meaning “the blessing of the Easter baskets.” On […]