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Polar Bear Club takes annual plunge in Coney Island

January 4 | Brooklyn Eagle Staff

CONEY ISLAND – Relatively tropical temperatures drew a larger crowd than usual to the annual Polar Bear Plunge on Coney Island, where since 1903 members of the public have joined the Polar Bear Club in dunking themselves in the icy ocean on New Year’s Day. Gothamist reports that thousands showed up for the event starting […]

Memories of 1950s Brooklyn: A picture is worth a thousand words

December 4 | William A. Gralnick

Two items in this past week’s Brooklyn Eagle brought back tons of memories. The first was the headline and old picture of the Polar Bear Club doing its thing at Coney Island Beach. I remember, as a kid, looking forward to the annual front-page pictures in the Post, News, and Mirror of these lunatics running […]

Cyclones more likely to be promoted than contracted in 2021

October 22 | John Torenli, Sports Editor Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Our borough has already suffered through a summer without Brooklyn Cyclones baseball due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. But with Major League Baseball ready to slash a swath of its existing minor league teams before next season, could the Baby Bums be in line for extinction or at least lose their affiliation with the New […]

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