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The Bedford & Sullivan research process continues, today with a man who knows as much about the Brooklyn Dodgers as anybody!
A fellow friend of Tranquillity Camp, Alan Newmark calls in to discuss items such as growing up in East Flatbush, his favorite player, Jackie Robinson, and some discrepancies he found with the film 42.
So, join us at 10:30AM ET for the latest edition of the Bedford & Sullivan podcast!
The Bedford & Sullivan Podcast is Back! and this time, you need a token.
The Brooklyn CITY Historian Ron Schweiger will join us to discuss the history of the transit system as it pertains to the City of Brooklyn, including the Trolley map that one had to dodge.
So, join us at 11amET for the latest edition of the Bedford & Sullivan Podcast!
The Bedford & Sullivan podcast is back! And heading up the B from Prospect Park (or whatever the line was called back then [more on that later...]) to 155th St where the Giants played at the Polo Grounds. Today, we welcome the legacy of NY/SF Giants owner Horace Stoneham, his granddaughter Jaime Rupert.
Jaime and I will discuss growing up with the Giants name attached to her way of life, talking to and sharing unbelievable life moments with some of the greatest ballplayers of all time, and some of the old-time stories that were passed down to her from her grandfather and others.
So, please, join us at 2pm ET for the latest edition of the Bedford & Sullivan podcast!
The Bedford & Sullivan podcast is back after a long haitus to keep the TV series research process going!
On this week's episode, podcast regular Carl Erskine, formerly of Brooklyn Dodgers pitching fame, will join Clem Labine family friend Rick Elliott, who has written a memoir of his time around Clem. We will discuss Clem, Carl's relationship with the late pitcher and his thoughts on Rick's recollections. Also, with spring training currently in the air, we will discuss what the month was like for Carl back then, and some of the similarities and differences between the eras.
So, join us at 10am ET for the latest edition of the Bedford & Sullivan podcast!
Tonight Pop Art Painter Jamie Roxx (www.JamieRoxx.us) welcomes D'Chrome Foster to the Show.
D'Chrome Foster Is A Brooklyn-Bred Hip Hop Artist Who Fights To Be A Force For Positive Energy. As the son of Caribbean parents D'Chrome Foster was immersed in music at an early age. Growing up in his Flatbush, Brooklyn home, he was surrounded by the soulful sounds from 8 tracks and LP's from every genre of music. This rich sonic environment lead to him writing his first song at the age of three. Perfecting his craft through his teenage years, he decided to start recording his catalog of songs when he was nineteen.
D'Chrome Foster is an artist who recognizes and respects a woman's power and her creative freedom to express herself without bounds. This week, he has released the official video for his single JANUARY and launched #LoveMyBounce, a campaign to empower women everywhere: www.LoveMyBounce.com
Episode is Sponsored by: Nati Celebrity Services Inc.
Slikk Mikkel Lespierre joins Team LeftJab Boxing Radio for the first time to discuss his career thus far.From his start in the flatbush area of Brooklyn to his amateur career to his undefeated pro record of 5-0-1 thus far, Lespierre gives his thoughts on his grind to become a world champion someday.We also get "Slikk" Mikk's opinion on the state of boxing going into 2015 and how he fits into the landscape going forward.
In the late 80s, death was all around us in Brownsville and Marcus Garvey Village. We supported each other through some of the harshest times in Brooklyn’s history—crack was raging and guns went off daily. Before we were known as the Lo-lifes, we were just friends who wore Polo and Ralph Lauren. We spent days in the pool and at the local jams, bagging pieces, and living our lives. Our only concerns were money, hoes, and clothes. We had reputations for bringing home the finest pieces and staying fly. At first, cats around us took this as a weakness; they thought we couldn’t get busy. We proved them wrong on many occasions.
The Lo-lifes were unified under a single label. We weren’t thought of as greedy cats, killers, or thugs—we were original, trendsetters, and go-getters. And now we’ve spread around the world: Spain, Brazil, Australia, France, and too many other places to nameWe lost many of our brothers along the way. I did their names on walls, looked at their young faces in coffins, and cried with my brothers. Every tear, drop of blood, and funeral added weight and value to the name Lo-life. We hold it in high regard; we don’t take it lightly or allow it to be abused. We are a family first, call us what you want after that. 2LLs: love and loyalty
The Bedford & Sullivan podcast returns for its 58th episode!
Howard Kellman grew up in Sheepshead Bay, on East 23rd Street between Avenue U and Avenue V, a block from the border of Sheepshead Bay and Flatbush. He began doing play-by-play for St. Johns basketball while a junior at Brooklyn College, but he couldn't keep away from his passion, calling baseball games. He started calling the AAA Indianapolis Indians games in 1974, and has been ever since (including some years with Carl Erskine as his broadcast booth partner.) Born 1952, Howard will discuss growing up in Brooklyn, what he remembers of those last Dodger days, his recollection of the early Mets years, and how he got into broadcasting.
So, join us at 2pm ET for the latest edition of the Bedford & Sullivan podcast!
JOIN US AS WE INTERVIEW NYC'S & H.O.O. INTERNATIONAL'S PROMISING ARTIST. BAZ AKA DON B RETURNS FOR A NEW INTERVIEW ON V.O.T.M
WEDNESDAY NIGHT 10/15/14 AT 8 PM EST. SOME GOOD CRAIC IS BACK WITH FIDDLER TONY DEMARCO !!!
Tony DeMarco: Irish fiddler. If that sounds slightly off, you have only to listen to the music on this recording to be cured of any preconceptions about the importance of ethnic purity in traditional music. There may have been a time when Irish music in New York City was played exclusively by Irish immigrants and their offspring, while their Italian neighbors strummed mandolins and sang opera. But the Big Apple really is a melting pot, at least for some of its disparate immigrant elements. Before World War II it really wasn’t very common for Italian and Irish Americans to marry each other. By the 1950s, however, this kind of ethnic mixing was fairly normal in Tony’s native Brooklyn, where the Italians and Irish lived side by side and attended the same parish churches.
Tony was born on May 20, 1955, the second of three children raised in East Flatbush by Paul DeMarco and his wife, the former Patricia Dempsey. Paul, a grandson of Italian immigrants, was a teenage lightweight boxing star who turned down an offer to turn pro and work with lightweight champ Paddy “Billygoat” DeMarco in order to pursue a more conventional career on Wall Street. Tony’s maternal grandfather Jimmy Dempsey was a New York City cop and a son of Irish immigrants who married Philomena “Minnie” Fenimore, one of several Italian-American siblings who married into Brooklyn Irish families.
Musical ability runs on both sides of Tony’s family. During the Prohibition years, Minnie Dempsey’s Italian immigrant father ran a speakeasy in East New York, where he played the piano and mandolin. Tony’s paternal uncle Louie DeMarco was a singer who performed with 1950s doo-wop groups, including “Dickie Dell and the Ding Dongs.”
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