Several People Shot, Including 7-Year-Old Boy, As Crowd Gathers To Celebrate J'Ouvert In BrooklynThe shooting came as pre-dawn celebrations were underway for the West Indian Day Parade, which is supposed to be virtual this year.
'Carnival Is Freedom:' New Yorkers Celebrate Caribbean Culture By Moving Party OnlineSeveral computers are making sure the show, that features artists and entertainment from all over the world, stays live.
'We're Still Here As A Community': Brooklyn Businesses Keep Traditions On Display While West Indian-American Day Celebrations Go VirtualThe carnival has been scaled way down to bare bones and brought inside the Flatbush Caton Market, a big-hearted but deliberately small taste of Caribbean culture.
West Indian Day Celebrations Kick Off With Back-To-School Drive, Virtual Music FestivalJ'Ouvert and the West Indian Day Parade usually attract more than one million people, but this year the events are canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.
West Indian American Day Parade, J'Ouvert Festival Celebrate Caribbean CultureThis year’s West Indian Day Parade is expected to draw two million spectators to Brooklyn. The festivities kicked off around 6 a.m. with the annual J’Ouvert festival.
NYPD Unveils J'Ouvert Festival Security MeasuresThis year's celebrations take place this Monday, Labor Day, in Crown Heights in Brooklyn.
West Indian Day Parade Brings Politicians To Brooklyn StreetsThe West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn is not only a joyous celebration of all things Caribbean, it is also a magnet for anyone who’s in the world of New York politics.
West Indian Day Parade: 'It's All About Being Prideful'Nearly half a million people were expected at J’Ouvert, plus another million at the West Indian Day Parade.
NYPD: Expect High Security At J'Ouvert FestivalOne of the city's largest parades is happening Monday -- the West Indian American Day carnival. But first, the celebration will begin with a pre-dawn festival known as J'Ouvert.
Flatbush Company Fashions Sparkling West Indian Day Parade DisplaysIn just a few days Brooklyn will explode with Caribbean music, dancing and, of course, costumes. It's the peaceful side of the West Indian Day festivities that we don't always hear about.
Person Shot, Another Stabbed Along West Indian Day Parade RoutePolice say the shooting occurred at 672 Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights, Brooklyn around 4:45 p.m.
Tightened Security For J'Ouvert Festival Faces Mixed Reactions From Revelers In BrooklynOne of the most vibrant events in the city celebrating Caribbean culture is seeing amped up security and closed roads as police try to curb the violence that has been seen in recent years.
Caribbean Culture Celebrated As West Indian Parade Marches Through Crown HeightsA sea of color and sounds were on display in Brooklyn on Monday as the annual West Indian American Day Parade was in full swing.
Man Charged In Connection With Fatal J'ouvert Celebration ShootingChief of Detectives Robert Boyce said a suspect was charged in connection with the death of 22-year-old Tiarah Poyau, who was killed after she was shot in the face near Washington Avenue and Empire Boulevard.
2 Dead In Separate Shootings During J'ouvert Celebration In BrooklynThe annual J'ouvert celebration, largely held overnight, leads up to the West Indian Day Parade later Monday morning.