The 45th Assembly district that includes Brighton Beach was one of the few areas in Brooklyn where Donald Trump won thanks to Russian-speaking voters. But Pakistani and Hispanic residents are afraid that his presidency will make them vulnerable.
A large population of immigrants from the former Soviet Union in Brighton Beach overwhelmingly supported Donald Trump in this presidential election, while other ethnic groups in the area, in particular Pakistanis, voted for Hillary Clinton.
Professional clowns are concerned with the “creepy clown” scare that unraveled ahead of Halloween and are trying to restore their non-scary image.
Visiting night court is a long-standing New York tradition. But while many people do that out of curiosity, it is also the place of real-life human drama.
Immigrant tastes for imports drive a thriving fashion industry in Brighton Beach.
Brighton Beach struggles with an aging homeless population 2 years after its only shelter closed its doors.