Brooklyn Paper – A section of McDonald Avenue in Kensington has been officially co-named “Little Bangladesh” to celebrate the Bangladeshi community there and its contributions to the neighborhood.

“Why add the name Little Bangladesh to the McDonald Avenue and Church Avenue corridor?” Hanif wrote on Instagram after the co-naming. “It is so that we see this neighborhood as our home and to further establish our commitment to serving and protecting this community.”

Councilmember Shahana Hanif joined leaders from the local Bangladeshi community, city Comptroller Brad Lander, and Assemblymember Robert Carroll as they unveiled the new street sign at the corner of Church Avenue on Oct. 16. [Read More]