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A film festival of Brooklyn’s independent, international energy.
June 2-11, 2023
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Thursday-Wednesday, January 12-18, 2023
Manhattan Jazz Marathon Friday, January 13
Brooklyn Jazz Marathon Sat, January 14
Chelsea, East Village, Greenwich Village, NoMad, Manhattan
Gowanus & Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Saturday, January 14, 2023
Pianist Dayramir Gonzalez plays Cuban jazz at the Winter Jazzfest Brooklyn Marathon at National Sawdust in Williamsburg on Saturday, January 14, 2023 at 7pm. $65. 🇨🇺
Williamsburg is sometimes called “Little Berlin.”
New York City’s contemporary art scene started in SoHo in the 1970s, moved to the East Village in the 1980s, crossed the East River to Williamsburg in the 1990s, before jumping to Berlin.
The Southside, south of Grand St, is a Puerto Rican and Dominican neighborhood. It’s changing like everywhere, but Los Sures still has a large Hispanic community.
Graham Ave between Grand and Broadway is the “Avenue of Puerto Rico.” Havemeyer St also has many Hispanic businesses. The Moore Street Market is also known as “La Marqueta de Williamsburg.” It’s a World War II era city market that is now mostly Hispanic.
Central markets are the center of commercial life in Hispanic towns around the world. They are like La Placita in Santurce, San Juan, Puerto Rico. It’s a central market by day turns into a ring of restaurants and bars by night.
Los Sures is the home of Caribbean Social Club, known in the community as Toñitas, the last Puerto Rican social club in New York City. It’
244 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11211
- Local government is Brooklyn Community Board #1 and the Brooklyn Borough President.
- City government is New York City Council’s 33rd and 34th Districts.
- Federal government is New York Congressional District #7.
- Domino Park
- Marsha P Johnson State Park
- McCarren Park
Bedford Avenue north of Metropolitan is Williamsburg’s main shopping street. There is good vintage and hipster clothing.