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A renaissance in Paterson: filmmakers welcome

'The Hunt,' starring Al Pacino to be filmed in Paterson. Tariq Zehawi, NorthJersey "Look at this!  said Marcia Sotorrio, Paterson's director of the division of cultural affairs, indicating the second floor of a bank building. "Look at this! Look at this! Look at that!" Like a Kalashnikov spitting bullets, she points in rapid succession to scrolls, columns,


Halal Brother’s Pizzeria Open for Business

On Tuesday, in recognition of the large community’s assimilation and contributions locally, the Paterson City Council voted unanimously to rename a portion of Union Avenue “Bangladesh Boulevard.”Just days later, four Bangladeshi entrepreneurs removed any doubt as to whether the South Asian nation’s Diaspora has truly adopted American culture by opening the first Halal pizza shop.