Before the Brooklyn Nets had ever played a single regular-season game, I sat down with Brooklyn borough President Marty Markowitz to ask him a few questions about Brooklyn. One thing that came up when talking to Markowitz, a lifelong resident of Brooklyn, were his memories of the Brooklyn Dodgers before they left the borough in […]
Very nicely done video about Spike Lee’s moral conflict between love of Brooklyn and loyalty to the Knicks. (h/t @JarredAabel)
Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz explains why we must refer to the rivals as the Manhattan Knicks, not the New York Knicks. The interview was conducted October 24, and was held until now because of Hurricane Sandy.
Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz has a message for Brooklynites who keep rooting for the Knicks. The interview was conducted October 24, and was held until now because of Hurricane Sandy.
Recently, I sat down to chat with Brooklyn Borough President and Brooklyn’s #1 fan Marty Markowitz. We discussed the role of sports in Brooklyn life, “loony” Dodger fans and his memory of the team. “The Dodgers were Brooklyn. When they won we smiled. When they lost we were sad. When I heard people go past […]
LEADING OPPONENTS OF ATLANTIC YARDS Develop Don’t Destroy Brooklyn : A coalition of civic activists, writers Jonathan Lethem, Jonathan Safran Foer), musiscians, actors (Steve Buscemi) and area residents opposed to the project. The press release they issued September 28 declared, “Atlantic Yards – It’s A Crime! Community Organizations Join to Call for a New Plan at […]