Little Caribbean v Little Haiti – Not So Simple To Designate A Cultural Area In Flatbush – BKLYNER


Little Caribbean v Little Haiti – Not So Simple To Designate A Cultural Area In Flatbush – BKLYNER

Shelley Worrell of CaribBEING.
FLATBUSH JUNCTION – This morning around 10:30 am about two dozen neighbors, activists and members of the press gathered at the Flatbush Junction to hear a large swath of Flatbush, East Flatbush, and PLG be pronounced – Little Caribbean. The driving force behind this designation is Shelley Worrell of CaribBEING, a local cultural institution that started as Flatbush Film Festival back in 2010 and has grown to include creating experiences and curating exhibitions.
Creating the Little Caribbean seems like a natural next step in her efforts to preserve and celebrate Caribbean food, culture and small businesses in the area, home …

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