Brooklyn people

August 24, 2017

This season of MasterChef has been highlighted by one of Brooklyn’s own sons. 

Dino Angelo Luciano wasn’t born in the Brooklyn — he was birthed in California — but his all family were Brooklyn-born and he moved to Bensonhurst when he was 1... read more

July 22, 2017

The moment of clarity came in an apartment in Red Hook in the early 1960s. The Beatles were performing one of the their first hits, “She Loves You” on the Ed Sullivan show.

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July 01, 2017

There’s plenty of famed authors to come out of Brooklyn — the list is pretty lengthly in fact. 

But there is one local author making some noise with his reimagining of a... read more

June 02, 2017

The ties to James Brown are very close and dear for Sharon Jones. 

The Jones family originated from Augusta, Georgia, the childhood town of the legendary singer. In fact,... read more

May 22, 2017

The first thing Joel Sherman learned when his highly-successful sport journalist career began at United Press International (UPI) was to create a sense of community. 

By the... read more

April 04, 2017

One of Stuart Sternberg’s fondest childhood memories was going to a baseball game with his father in 1965 at Shea Stadium. The game was Sternberg’s first ever and he was watching the fellow Brooklyn native pitch:... read more