Day: July 19, 2012


Sports: Brooklyn’s Finest

By Eddie Castro This November, basketball will finally make its way to our borough. The team, formerly known as the New Jersey Nets, will be on their way to the Barclays Center. In coming to Brooklyn, Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov has not been shy about flexing his power. Two weeks ago, the Nets made their […]readmore


On The Right Track with Diane Dixon: On the Road

The United States swimming team will have three African-Americans in London; the country’s gymnastics team will carry two. New York native John Orozco, at age nineteen, is an emerging star of USA Gymnastics and a recently crowned U.S. all-around champion. Having grown up in the Bronx, he had to move to the Olympic Training Center […]readmore

City Politics

News Briefs 7/19/2012

  Free Summer meals for kids   The city’s free summer meals for kids program is up and running at over 1,000 sites around the five boroughs, operating weekdays through August 31. The program provides a nutritious breakfast and lunch to every child without any paperwork requirements. All your kid needs to do is show […]readmore


Kings County Politics (KCP)

James shows fundraising muscle   By Steve Witt City Councilwoman Letitia James, who came up through the ranks of Central Brooklyn politics, is showing she intends on being a serious contender in next year’s public advocate race. That after the Fort Greene lawmaker reported raising a hefty $217,000 in the past six months according to […]readmore