All posts tagged "History"
1st Roller-coaster In The US Opened This Date, In 1884, Brooklyn!
What history Brooklyn has! On this very day, 130 years ago to be exact, the very first roller coaster in America...BKNewsJune 16, 2014
Jay Z & Biggie & B. Streisand Cover NY Magazine “YesterYear” Issue!
“And Another One!” In the words of our late great Biggie Smalls, the legacies of these Brooklyn greats go on. Dead...BKNewsMarch 24, 2014
The Story Of The Mysterious Brooklyn Heights Brownstone
A brownstone with blacked-out windows and doors will make you look twice right? Who would own a home and do that....BKNewsMarch 21, 2014
What’s Behind A Brooklyn Street Name?
Have you ever wondered where the name of the block you live on came from? Why did they choose the name,...BKNewsMarch 21, 2014
Jason Collins Becomes First Openly Gay NBA Player!
Jason Collins is now the first officially openly gay athlete in North America’s four major professional sports. Yesterday, the Brooklyn Nets...BKNewsFebruary 24, 2014