Brooklynite Continues Food Voyage in New Jersey with Five More Superb Places


Brooklynite hits New Jersey food hard, one more time.

Week Two Local Brooklyn Southeast PSAL Girls Basketball Round-Up


By Jerry Del Priore It was a productive week for PSAL area girls hoops teams, as three squads came away with convincing victories to extend the start of its respective seasons with perfect records. The fourth team won via forfeit.  The South Shore Lady Vikings got off to a good start in defense of their … Continue reading Week Two Local Brooklyn Southeast PSAL Girls Basketball Round-Up

Week One PSAL Southeast Brooklyn Basketball Round-Up


By Jerry Del Priore It’s that time of year again as PSAL basketball teams duke it out on the hardwood for New York City supremacy. It was a great start for local Southeast Brooklyn hoops squads as all four clubs picked up wins to tipoff the regular season with high-octane domination. Here’s the breakdown of … Continue reading Week One PSAL Southeast Brooklyn Basketball Round-Up

Week 2 Local Southeast Brooklyn PSAL Football Playoff Round-Up


By Jerry Del Priore The second round of the playoffs saw area teams experience brutal losses by enormous margins, ending their seasons in hard-to-watch fashion Sunday in the Bowl Division quarterfinals. Nonetheless, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and Frank J. Macchiarola Educational Complex all enjoyed solid campaigns and can hopefully build on their success for next … Continue reading Week 2 Local Southeast Brooklyn PSAL Football Playoff Round-Up

Undersized Ex-Football Chief Shawn Cabbell Ready To Prove Doubters Wrong At College


By Jerry Del Priore At a modest five-foot-seven and 167 pounds, many people had their doubts if Shawn Cabbell could make a college gridiron squad due to his lack of size. But they failed to measure the one intangible that mattered most: Cabbell’s intense desire to play the game he loves at the next height. … Continue reading Undersized Ex-Football Chief Shawn Cabbell Ready To Prove Doubters Wrong At College

Brooklynite Highlighted In Army Reserve Ad Campaign


By Jerry Del Priore The United States Army Reserve began its new advertising campaign, “All Solider,” last month with a new television ad, digital landing page and social media content. It features a Brooklynite, Frantz Souffrant, a Chief Warrant Officer 2 in the Army Reserve and New York City Police Lieutenant. Souffrant, a Canarsie resident and … Continue reading Brooklynite Highlighted In Army Reserve Ad Campaign

Ex South Shore Viking Lorenzo Williams Finds Basketball Bliss at Brooklyn College


By Jerry Del Priore Brooklyn College senior forward Lorenzo Williams didn’t take the usual route to basketball happiness. A self-proclaimed street baller, Lorenzo tried out for South Shore High School’s basketball team in Canarsie in his senior year in 2007 at the request of head coach Mike Beckles. He made the cut, and played well. … Continue reading Ex South Shore Viking Lorenzo Williams Finds Basketball Bliss at Brooklyn College

Inspirational Book Recounts Life Of Revered Former Canarsien, Star Baseball Player Salvatore Aprea


By Jerry Del Priore In the book tilted When Dreams Never Die, author Gary Robert Wallace depicts the life of former well-regarded Canarsie resident and local standout baseball player and coach Salvatore Aprea. Aprea put up impressive stats as a pitcher and outfielder with Tilden High School and Holy Family Senior CYO travel team, which … Continue reading Inspirational Book Recounts Life Of Revered Former Canarsien, Star Baseball Player Salvatore Aprea