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“… Brooklyn is streets and the dark hip hop sounds of AZ, Black Moon, Busta Rhymes, Das Efx, Heltah Skeltah, M.O.P., Originoo Gun Clappaz, Joell Ortiz, Papoose and Smif-n-Wessun. Earlier, the streets gave us Al Capone, Lepke Buchalter, Bugsy Siegel, Barbara Stanwyck, Willie Sutton, Emmett Grogan and Mike Tyson. Watch closely and you’ll see Gene […]

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Junius Van Sinderen welcomes all Gothamist readers. For those who didn’t yet see it, WWIB’s Publisher Brian Berger was interviewed by Jen Carlson. We hope ya’ll find some things of interest here (check the categories list at right) & please, feel free to hang a while. As the Ombudsman around these parts, I’m happy to […]

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Dr. Centipede says “cough.” Queens, Brooklyn, Brooklyn, Queens? Who could ever choose, except we know Ernie Koy Jr. runs the Bronx. Here, thankfully, without a boogie up or down in sight, just the A train rising from the East New York catacombs & curving onto Liberty Avenue, nobody has to. Ozone Park, City Line, City […]

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requests Angry M.F. Fisher. But Ozone Park? Maybe– can I think about it a little? As for why Bayside Cemetery is here (& the amazing Acacia adjacent) I dunno but Queens has a lot of dead people, I guess they had to put ‘em somewhere. It’s not an awful location, actually: ya’ll have the Liberty […]

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was putting in at Tompkinsville, with Beadel Debevoise on board*: Or so we thought! Having easily busted fake ass bloggers from Red Hook to City Line, having tasted everything there is to taste in over 1000 halal spots in Brooklyn (a record equaled only by Robert Sietsema himself), WWIB felt the need to stretch out […]

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Berenice (The Abbott)/BZA, a woman of honor, explains: It was a hot & humid afternoon and really, I had no intention of being in these ghettos. Not that I’m above ‘em in the least: indeed, I’d just spent three days up in the Bronx with Ernie Koy, Jr. & was about to drive out to […]

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‘n coconut oil* but The Music Director does: Straddling borders both real and imagined between Coney Island & Brighton Beach lays Asser Levy Park. Many odd things have happened upon this land– more than few of them in recent years related to the various summer oldies concerts held there. What might, say, Tommy James look […]

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