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Big Alfie and Brooklyn Bagel Blow-Out! By les aaron friedlieb
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Big Alfie and the Brooklyn Bagel Blow-out is a tongue and cheek adventure into 50's and 60's Brooklyn of the mafia, the brownstones, the good restaurants. It begins with the death of Big Alfie, a... More > player in everything that goes down in Brooklyn. It also turns out that the bagels are becoming the new pizza racket and everyone is vying for a piece of the action including Alfie and the Puerto Ricans who are looking to establish themselves in unfriendly territory. To find the answers, onto the scene wanders Freddy Black, the former adman and cultural icon, who has now morphed into a private detective who was raised on film noire. In his mind, he thinks of himself as Sam Spade or Boston Blackie in a real world of hard hits and people who will profit on your bones. It is a good yarn that delves into nostalgia and all the things that most old Brooklynites yearn to hear again as Freddy goes on record to solve a crime that seems to unravel before his eyes...< Less
Big Alfie and Brooklyn Bagel Blow-Out! By les aaron friedlieb
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Big Alfie and the Brooklyn Bagel Blow-out is a tongue and cheek adventure into 50's and 60's Brooklyn of the mafia, the brownstones, the good restaurants. It begins with the death of Big Alfie, a... More > player in everything that goes down in Brooklyn. It also turns out that the bagels are becoming the new pizza racket and everyone is vying for a piece of the action including Alfie and the Puerto Ricans who are looking to establish themselves in unfriendly territory. To find the answers, onto the scene wanders Freddy Black, the former adman and cultural icon, who has now morphed into a private detective who was raised on film noire. In his mind, he thinks of himself as Sam Spade or Boston Blackie in a real world of hard hits and people who will profit on your bones. It is a good yarn that delves into nostalgia and all the things that most old Brooklynites yearn to hear again as Freddy goes on record to solve a crime that seems to unravel before his eyes...< Less
Palm Sunday Massacre: Brooklyn, New York - 1984 By Rossi and Beaver
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TRUE CRIME: Never before told, this is the long-awaited truth about the 1984 mass murder of 11 women and children in their own home in Brooklyn, New York. The macabre crime scene was compared to... More > the "wax museum of horrors." Told from the perspective of Carmine Rossi, the neighborhood baker who rescued the lone survivor, an 11-month-old baby girl, this gripping story will keep you turning pages to the end. Rossi's long-time association with the mob made him the central focus of the media, a prominent figure in the investigation and key witness at the trial. You will wonder if justice has been served for the grieving families. You will wonder if other shooters were involved, but not indicted. You will wonder why the story has never been told before. Then you will wonder if this could ever happen again. The horrific murders of this innocent Puerto Rican family has moved into the annals of crime as the "Palm Sunday Massacre."< Less
Palm Sunday Massacre: Brooklyn, New York - 1984 By Rossi and Beaver
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TRUE CRIME: Never before told, this is the long-awaited truth about the 1984 mass murder of 11 women and children in their own home in Brooklyn, New York. The macabre crime scene was compared to... More > the "wax museum of horrors." Told from the perspective of Carmine Rossi, the neighborhood baker who rescued the lone survivor, an 11-month-old baby girl, this gripping story will keep you turning pages to the end. Rossi's long-time association with the mob made him the central focus of the media, a prominent figure in the investigation and key witness at the trial. You will wonder if justice has been served for the grieving families. You will wonder if other shooters were involved, but not indicted. You will wonder why the story has never been told before. Then you will wonder if this could ever happen again. The horrific murders of this innocent Puerto Rican family has moved into the annals of crime as the "Palm Sunday Massacre."< Less
Foundations of Our Heart: You are cordially invited to inspire us By The Young Women's Leadership School of Brooklyn
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Inspired by artist Judy Chicago’s The Dinner Party, the authors in this anthology navigated their roles as artists and writers. After identifying a significant person they wanted to honor, the... More > eighth graders of The Young Women’s Leadership School of Brooklyn designed and created their own representation of this person, and then wrote an artist’s statement to reflect on the process and purpose of their creation. Within this beautiful collection, readers are provided a unique opportunity to get to know each young woman as an author and an artist. A collaboration between the Student Press Initiative at Teachers College Columbia University and The Young Women's Leadership School of Brooklyn< Less
CCNY Atlantic Avenue Studio S13 By June Williamson
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During Spring 2013, fifty students in the 4th year of the Bachelors of Architecture program in the Spitzer School of Architecture at The City College of New York partnered with the Atlantic Avenue... More > BID to design infill buildings for a vacant 10,000 square foot lot at 262 ATLANTIC AVENUE in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn, within the area of business and building owners belonging to the Atlantic Avenue BID (Building Improvement District). The students were divided into four studio sections, directed by different professors. Each studio section considered a different community use program of approximately 30,000 square feet for the site, each an intriguing possibility for enlivening this pivotal block, between Boerum Place and Smith Street: • URBAN RESOURCE CENTER • CULINARY ARTS COLLEGE • ATLANTIC AVENUE SOUND LAB • DIGITAL FAB LAB / INDUSTRIAL CRAFTS MUSEUM This booklet documents their work, with a specific focus on the Atlantic Avenue-facing elevations of their provocative building proposals.< Less
Lab for Urban Futures: Detroit By Mitch McEwen
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Lab for Urban Futures: Detroit, a series at the Queens Museum of Art. October 2011 - January 2012. The Lab for Urban Futures: Detroit consists of a series of live events and rapid publications that... More > invite guests from a range of disciplines to consider Detroit as a provocation for new investigations and experiments in urbanism. Co-produced by Chloë Bass and Mitch McEwen, the curators of SUPERFRONT’s traveling exhibit DETROIT: A BROOKLYN CASE STUDY, the series focuses on the future of city development for a post-industrial age. From transformations in land use and waterfront activity to abandoned buildings and shifting residential populations, the post-industrial stage of capitalism has major long-term implications for American cities. Working with urban sociologists, independent media producers, food enthusiasts, agriculture activists, urban designers, architects and other urban strategists, the Lab invites the public to engage these locally-relevant issues through the lens of Detroit.< Less
Everland By Vinny Lo Verme
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Living the daily routine became boring to Jengo Wood, a custodian at the Brooklyn Museum. Jengo, a native of Carmel, Indiana, began to realize life in New York wasn’t as fascinating as he... More > originally believed. As life becomes increasingly meaningless for Jengo, he discovers a new obsession: dreams. After meeting a mysterious man, he begins to embark on a journey he was not quite ready for. The decisions he makes will make a profound impact on the people around him and also open up skeletons that have been locked in the closet for many years. Soon he will find himself on a deadly path that will make it difficult for him to decipher the difference between what is real and what isn’t... his dreams and reality...and whether he is dead or alive...< Less
Everland By Vinny Lo Verme
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Living the daily routine became boring to Jengo Wood, a custodian at the Brooklyn Museum. Jengo, a native of Carmel, Indiana, began to realize life in New York wasn’t as fascinating as he... More > originally believed. As life becomes increasingly meaningless for Jengo, he discovers a new obsession: dreams. After meeting a mysterious man, he begins to embark on a journey he was not quite ready for. The decisions he makes will make a profound impact on the people around him and also open up skeletons that have been locked in the closet for many years. Soon he will find himself on a deadly path that will make it difficult for him to decipher the difference between what is real and what isn’t... his dreams and reality...and whether he is dead or alive...< Less
Everland. By Vinny Lo Verme
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This edition of Everland is of slightly less quality, hence the cheaper price. Living the daily routine became boring to Jengo Wood, a custodian at the Brooklyn Museum. Jengo, a native of Carmel,... More > Indiana, began to realize life in New York wasn’t as fascinating as he originally believed. As life becomes increasingly meaningless for Jengo, he discovers a new obsession: dreams. After meeting a mysterious man, he begins to embark on a journey he was not quite ready for. The decisions he makes will make a profound impact on the people around him and also open up skeletons that have been locked in the closet for many years. Soon he will find himself on a deadly path that will make it difficult for him to decipher the difference between what is real and what isn’t... his dreams and reality...and whether he is dead or alive...< Less