New York City rental industry analysts warn of massive financial losses for landlords in 2020, yet one Brooklyn Landlord, Mario Salerno, made headlines when he canceled April rent for his 200 tenants to help them deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Our Lady of Mount Carmel’s ‘Giglio’ Feast Canceled
The Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, a highlight of the summer in Williiamsburg, has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
A Day of Devotion on Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
The pews of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Williamsburg were packed July 16 as Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio celebrated a bilingual Mass honoring the parish feast day in English and Italian.
News Coverage ‘Lifts’ Giglio Feast
A fresh wave of able-bodied lifters has rejuvenated an Italian tradition that dates back more than a century in Williamsburg and more than a millennium in Nola, Italy.
A Not So Barren Island
Dear Editor: I truly appreciated reading Ed Wilkinson’s column on little-known Barren Island (Aug. 27).
Dominicans Celebrate in the Streets of Williamsburg
The 15th annual Dominican Parade and Festival of Brooklyn took to the Williamsburg streets Aug. 30 to display cultural pride in a colorful, musical and respectful way.
Franciscans Reach Out to B’klyn’s Newest Residents
The gray-robed friar walking down Bedford Ave. on the Northside of Williamsburg may not blend in with the crowd. But then again, he’s just hoping to be noticed.
Charities Renames Housing for Benefactor from the Nabe
Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens officially renamed its single room occupancy apartments in Williamsburg after John J. Farrell, a board of trustee member.
Three Kings on Parade
The 18th annual Three Kings Parade in Williamsburg marched up Graham Ave. on Sunday, Jan. 11. The day began with Mass at All Saints Church. Mainly a march of school children from the predominantly Hispanic community, participants included the religious education program of St. Mary-Most Holy Trinity parish directed by Sister Carol Woods, S.F.M.A. The […]
Tablet Talk: Williamsburg Classes of ’54 Reunite, St. Bart School Alumni Return for 90th Anniversary
Twelve members of the Class of 1954 from Our Lady of Consolation School and St. Vincent de Paul School, both Williamsburg, celebrated their 60th anniversary during a luncheon at Karczma Restaurant, Greenpoint. Graduates came from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Long Island and Queens. About 40 classmates have kept in contact and gathered for 50th and 55th […]