Archive for the ‘Rows’ Category
God’s Rows are religions all together on one street.
3 generations of Ukrainians maintain a bit of Europe in Williamsburg just off Bedford Avenue on North Fifth Street. Part 17 of A Journey through Williamsburg-Greenpoint religions.
At Assafa Islamic Center kids memorize 80,000 Arabic words from the Qur’an. On God’s Row Eldridge Street
“Let’s sniff out a rat.” God’s Row Ralph Avenue, Crown Heights, Brooklyn
On the corner of Ralph Avenue & Pacific Street, in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, sits a wide brick building. A sign above it reads “Mount Sion Baptist Church” in bold black lettering. To the left of the door is a humbler paper sign, written in marker: “Looking for few good MEN, inquire within.”
20 churches, 7 blocks, 1 street. 14 churches nearby.
The unique sound and ‘”swag” of New Life Tabernacle’s choir brings people, especially young adults, inside the church doors.
Happy Tonight on God’s Row, Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn!
Gentrifiers and Gentrifried
“A Journey’s” firsthand reporting often turns conventional wisdom on its head.
Watch New York City Houses of Worship on PBS. See more from Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly. KIM LAWTON, correspondent: New York has been called the most secular city in America. But don’t tell that to Tony Carnes. He has made it his mission to systematically document all the religious sites in New York’s five boroughs, […]