Day: May 28, 2016


Brooklyn Ballers

    By Eddie Castro The 2016 High School baseball season in our borough has come to an end. Powerhouse teams like Grand Street and Telecom had their seasons end short with early playoff exits but schools like Poly Prep and Xaverian put their marks this year. Led by Mr. Brooklyn himself Rob Calabrese, of […]readmore

Community News Education

A Worm in the Apple for the Teacher

By Akosua K. Albritton New York City and the whole of the United States are experiencing another shake-up in the education of American youth stamped the Common Core State Standards Initiative. The “Common Core” is not a body of knowledge or subject content. Rather, the “Common Core” is the development of intellectual faculties or skill […]readmore

Arts-Theater Community News What's Going On

What’s Going On

By Victoria Horsford  ROOTS REVISITED   A remake of the 1977 television miniseries ROOTS will air on May 30, simulcast on the History Channel, Lifetime and the A&E networks. Many wonder why. Why not? The miniseries was adapted from Alex Haley’s Pulitzer Prizewinning book, “ROOTS: The Saga of An American Family”, published in 1976. “ROOTS” […]readmore