Little Poland is an informal name for part of a neighborhood in Greenpoint, in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. The name "Little Poland" came to be applied to it following an influx of Polish immigrants after 1900.
Earlier, several other places in New York City had been called "Little Poland." Barrypopik.com
As described by The New York Times in a June 22, 1984, article: "Manhattan Avenue is the heart of what residents call Little Poland. There are Polish meat stores with strings of kielbasa, bakeries with Polish bread and babkas, supermarkets with Polish pickles, jams, dried soups and sauerkraut."
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