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How a Flatbush kid became the radio voice of the Alabama Crimson Tide

December 4 | Andy Furman Special to the Brooklyn Eagle

Talk about going against the grain. He did. And he’s still at it. Eli Gold, who lived at 165 East 19th St. – between Beverly and Cortelyou – one block off Flatbush – made the move and hasn’t looked back since 1989. That’s when he became the radio voice for the University of Alabama Crimson […]

Remembering neighborhood pickle barrels of 1950s Brooklyn

November 27 | William A. Gralnick

The other day someone said he was in a pickle. I haven’t heard that expression in a long time. It was very popular when I was young. For those of you who didn’t grow up in Brooklyn or have managed to get to whatever age you are and are not familiar with this expression, let […]

Officer suspended for blaring ‘Trump 2020’ from NYPD vehicle

October 26 | Michael R. Sisak Associated Press

The New York Police Department said Sunday it has suspended an officer without pay a day after he was seen on video saying “Trump 2020” over a patrol vehicle’s loudspeaker, a violation of department rules. The suspension is effective immediately and the incident, which happened in Flatbush, remains under investigation, the police department said. Commissioner […]

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