JULY-AUG 2001 | Local
All is quiet on 2nd Avenue in Sunset Park except for the sounds of drifting traffic. Barely a sign of humanity exists amidst the industrial sprawl, and the rare pedestrian is quick-footed in passing.
OCT-NOV 01 | Local
This past August, Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez, who represents Williamsburg and Sunset Park, cut her Banana Republic credit card to pieces in protest against that retailers alleged reliance on sweatshop labor, Standing outside the retail store she reportedly shouted, Shame on you we will hold you accountable!