An important piece of New York City history is nestled in the middle of Flatlands neighborhood in Brooklyn: the Pieter Claesen Wyckoff House, now a public museum owned by the City of New York. It is the oldest home in New York City, and one of the oldest wooden structures in the United States.
March Madness is sweeping New York City and Brooklyn's got our Cinderella tapped for the one and done tourney. It's been a long time, 14 years to be exact, since Long Island University (which has a campus in Downtown Brooklyn) was last invited to the NCAA Men's Basketball tournament. To mark the occasion of the Blackbirds winning the Northeast Conference Championship, here's an interview with LIU Blackbirds spokesperson Jeff Mead, LIU's Assistant Director of Athletics, conducted March 11, 2011.
Interview with Benita R. Miller, Esq., social entrepreneur and founder of Brooklyn Young Mothers Collective, honored for Women's History Month 2011
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