NEW YORK, NY - MAY 03: (L-R) Adrian Benepe, Noel Yauch, Frances Yauch, Adam Horovitz, Rachael Horovitz and Marty Markowitz attend the renaming of Palmetto Playground as Adam Yauch Park on May 3, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Beastie Boy Adam Yauch died of salivary gland cancer on Friday, May 4, 2012 at the age of 47.
New homeowners are coming to Brooklyn in droves because our neighborhoods are bustling with activity and excitement
Our Brooklyn Nets’ exciting win last night in the Windy City really ‘blew’ me away—and now we are coming back to Barclays Center for the most important game in Brooklyn Nets history!
With the loudest, most in-your-face fans in the country 'black[ing] out' Brooklyn, at Barclays Center the Nets are going to 'tame' the Bulls, 'cool' the Heat and knock the Knicks back to the outer borough of ManhattanMore quotes »
Coney Island hopes for rebound after Sandy
waiting for them to come."Vourderis logged 92 hours the week leading up to Palm Sunday, when Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz smashed a bottle of egg cream on the famous Cyclone roller coaster to officially christen the new season at Coney Island Read more »
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Brooklyn Teen Writers: Join "Brooklyn Lit Match Contest." Theme is "LOL" About Bklyn.
by Akashic Books. Talk about creds for college applications! Here's the assignment, announced today by Brooklyn Borough Prez Marty Markowitz: Brooklyn has more character and characters than anywhere else, and humor is all around us. The borough has inspired from About.com: Brooklyn, NY Read more »
BKLYN DESIGNS 2013 Weekend
with talks from President and CEO of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, Carlo A. Scissura and Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz. The design conference returns to Dumbo with a full weekend of events at St. Ann’s Warehouse (29 Jay Street at Plymouth from Dumbo NYC, Brooklyn Read more »
LIU commencement May 16 at Barclays Center; Ratner, Markowitz to be honored (another round of reciprocal favors?)
ceremony ever at the Barclays Center and--guess what, arena developer Bruce Ratner and Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz are being honored, along with retiring LIU President David J. Steinberg. Yes, it makes sense that LIU, just up Flatbush Avenue, from Atlantic Yards Report Read more »
MTV Announces 2014 Awards Show Dates
about the change, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz said, "Now, it is only fitting that the first time Brooklyn will ever host a major awards show, we are welcoming the most exciting and talked about spectacle in the music industry ... I'm so thrilled from Celebrity Gossip Read more »
Beastie Boy Adam Yauch Gets His Own Park in Brooklyn
his formative years. The ceremony included speeches from fellow Beastie Boys member Ad-Rock, Brooklyn Borough president Marty Markowitz, as well as Yauch's mother, Frances Yauch. "Adam made us so proud of him, and I'm proud to have this park in his name," from Vibe Read more »