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Category Archive for 'Paerdegat Basin'

Why and what’s the reason for? Caz Dolowicz speculates. An Albanian pizza man in Astoria? A Boro Park bicylist? A Canarsie courier? A Dominican ecstatic? An Ecuadorian mope? The oldest living Finn in Sunset Park? That guy on the G train who argues we should refer  to The Georgia as we do the Gambia or […]

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Berenice “The Abbott”/BZA breaks it down. All across the Brooklyn black belt (if you gotta ask… we can talk about it another time) the excitement is so thick in the air you can taste it. Tastes like jerk chicken? Often, yes, but not always. The Haitians have their goat, & once this clown over on […]

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Swan’s signs of the vernacular: ya’ll don’t have to read ‘em but life is a lot funnier if you do. For now, let’s just say that somewhere in Kings County— it could be Vanderbilt Avenue, it could be Van Brunt Street, it could be Varkens Hook— the Brooklyn Department of Transportation (BDOT) has begun talking […]

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Drunk on Albemarle. Drunk on Bond Street. Drunk on Cortelyou. Drunk in Ditmas Park. Drunk on Evergreen— Bushwick stand up! Drunk on Force Tube. Drunk in Gravesend. Drunk on Hinsdale. Drunk on India Street. Drunk on Jamaica Ave. Drunk in Kensington (they will get the services their property values demand). Drunk on Avenue L (the […]

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WWIB Transportation Editor, Swan, explains: Ya’ll can check the record, we went for Barry early— who the hell wouldn’t have? Not the Mighty Sparrow! All three Clintons are venal, John Edwards was a stiff, Dennis Kucinich had a hot wife & no traction: please, let’s not relive the nightmare again so soon; gracias. Today, however, […]

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Straight outta Mott Haven, Ernie Koy, Jr. presents: Courtlandt Cartel, Wali World, Amed, G.D. Hehdkrack, A.G., Gang Starr, Diamond, Show, O.C., Fat Joe, Big Pun, Lord Finesse, Buckwild, D.I.T.C. & G.D. Is Big L there behind the parked car? A few of these names are among the G.O.A.T., some immortal, at least one dead, many […]

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why is he saying these terrible things about Centipede? an Albanian pizza man? a Boro Park tailor? a Canarsie courier? a Dominican ecstatic? an Ecuadorian mope? the oldest living Finn in Sunset Park? that guy on the G train who’ll argue we should speak of The Georgia as much as The Gambia? he who can’t […]

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who’s still got ‘em? BZA for one: Which is not to diminish the style or persistence of the writer known only as OJAE, sometimes shortened to OJ & frequently celebrated on the streets as the Juice. What kind of juice? Whatever this anonymous market in South Brooklyn is selling! I cropped it tight for a […]

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Fresh out of the water at Beach 88th Street… Swan. The truth, baby: while I don’t have anything bad to say about rockin’ Coney or Brighton, Paerdegat Basin or Canarsie, Bergen Beach or Sheepshead Bay, if we’re talkin’ serious salt water action, there’s but one word that truly matters: Rockaway. Shout out to ghost of […]

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