Greg “Jocko” Jackson, who died of an apparent heart attack earlier this week, was a towering figure in Brownsville and not just because of his stature.
Will Crandall is an ex-convict who runs a fitness program for young men and women in Park Slope, Brooklyn.
So, the Super Bowl is over. What’s a burger joint, a bar, or a wing place to do? The Giants’ victory last week not only capped off a successful playoff run, but also a very busy few months for Brooklyn bars and restaurants. Now, owners are looking to keep up some of the momentum. On […]
Thomas Horrell of Bespoke Bicycles in Fort Greene, Brooklyn shows us how to “true” a wheel and why people say Bespoke is the “non-douche bag” bike shop.
In hopes to get to Citi-Field and coach the New York Mets, former Brooklyn Cyclones coach Wally Backman has accepted a minor league position as coach of the Buffalo Bisons, according to the Brooklyn Eagle. This will be Backman’s third time with a different organization. By accepting this position, Backman will not be considered for […]
Penn State officials have fired football coach Joe Paterno and university president Graham Spanier amid the growing uproar over how the school handled sex abuse allegations against former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky. The massive shake-up came hours after Paterno announced that he planned to retire at the end of his 46th season. Paterno has more […]
Delen Parsley awoke at 5:30 this morning, and he just knew. “Yo,” he said to his wife laying next to him. “Joe Frazier passed away.” His wife refused to believe him. How could Delen know that? The two had slept through the night, with the TV off. So Delen reached over and turned it on. […]
Take a look at the NYC Marathon … from Brooklyn. Kenyan long-distant runner Geoffrey Mutai set a new course record at the New York City Marathon yesterday, taking only 2 hours, 5 minutes, 6 seconds to complete the 26.2-mile run that coursed through NYC’s five boroughs. Xin Hui Lim joined in the fun and followed […]
The new Barclays Center will be fitted with an NHL-sized rink when it opens in September 2012. Could Brooklyn become the future home of the New York Islanders? (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
We asked the people of Brooklyn if they can live without the NBA. Here’s what they have to say. (AP Photo/Tom Hevezi)