The canal is due for a cleanup and a Whole Foods is on the way. Census figures show that the boom is being fueled, at least in part, by an influx of young residents.
Little Poland Thrives in Ridgewood
QUEENS – For years, Brooklyn’s Greenpoint neighborhood has been known as Little Poland. But another burgeoning Polish community is just 40 minutes away, in Ridgewood, which is now attracting young Polish residents looking for traditional culture with a modern twist.