CLINTON HILL – Members of the Brooklyn Nets stopped by the Christopher “Biggie” Wallace Courts at Crispus Attucks Park in Clinton Hill yesterday to spread love, the Brooklyn (basketball) way. In the late afternoon, Nets players D’Angelo Russell and Rodions Kurucs showed up to give away free basketballs and t-shirts
Photo: Zainab Iqbal/BklynerCONEY ISLAND – For the fourth year in a row, Isaiah Whitehead, a former Brooklyn Nets player, hosted a free event in the neighborhood he grew up in to give back to the community. “The overall goal of this event is to promote sportsmanship, humility, and camaraderie amongst
Attendees pose with a sign for Christopher Wallace Way (Paul Stremple for BKLYNER)The late Brooklyn rapper “The Notorious B.I.G.” was memorialized at a naming ceremony for the basketball courts at the Crispus Attucks Playground in Clinton Hill, which are now known as the “Christopher ‘Biggie’ Wallace Courts.
Harlem Globetrotters players Hoops Green and Buckets Blakes at The Children’s Health Center of The Brooklyn Hospital Center (Photo by Dina Rabiner)Two players for the Harlem Globetrotters paid a surprise visit to the young patients at The Children’s Health Center at The Brooklyn Hospital Center on Thursday.
Photo courtesy of St. Joseph’s BearsBy Jerry Del Priore Senior St. Joseph’s College forward and a former Bishop Kearney standout Samantha Retas couldn’t have picked a better time to reach career milestones. Her latest achievements — registering her 1,000th career point and 1,000th career rebound — came
Courtesy of Maureen MosesWhen Maureen Moses, known affectionately by Bishop Kearney High School girls as “Nurse Mo,” walked into the auditorium on Friday, December 19, she figured the school (on 2202 60th Street) was putting on its annual pre-Christmas production.Instead, Moses, who is retiring as the Catholic school’s
The following is a press release from Cablevision: With a focus on promoting reading and literacy, Cablevision’s Optimum and Madison Square Garden today brought the 8th Annual Knicks Summer Reading Program to P.S. 112 for young campers (ages 6-10) attending the Neighborhood Improvement Association (NIA) Summer Day Camp.
A house on Clermont Avenue has some spooky locals hanging out in its courtyard, ready for trick or treating. (Photo by Mitchell Trinka)Good morning, Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. Halloween may not officially be until Thursday, but many people spent this weekend dressed up for early celebrations? If you
[SlideDeck2 id=881 ress=1] If you were passing by the Brooklyn Navy Yard’s BLDG 92 on Flushing Avenue yesterday, you may have noticed a familiar-looking structure occupying the eastern end of its yard. That elongated structure was a scale wooden model of the Brooklyn Bridge. Staff from ConstructionKids,