Andrea Silenzi

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Talk To Me: Brooklyn’s Traitor, Baseball’s Visionary

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

When the Brooklyn Dodgers headed west to L.A. more than fifty years ago, fans felt betrayed. The man to blame was the Dodger's owner Walter O'Malley, and, though history has proved O’Malley to be one of baseball’s great visionaries, there are still grudges out there.



From NY to DC: Clinton Hill Resident Visits DC Souvenir Shop

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Melanie LaRosa from Clinton Hill, Brooklyn calls this souvenir shop in Washington, DC 'Obama heaven.' She's at the Everything Obama Store. And yes, yes you can buy this store's blingy Obama gear online, too.



From NY to DC: Willow Bill

Monday, January 19, 2009

Willow Bill rode a New Century Travel Chinatown bus from NY to DC and brought 44 willow hearts with him. He believes they will bring hope and love to all who receive one.

'My name is Willow Bill. I came down here from New York, just down here to have a good time. Bringing some hope. Yeah, I think we all want some hope, right? These are willow hearts that ah... I build willow furniture, I do it all over the country. So I'm bringing the willow hearts to bring the love. They're willow sticks that are woven into hearts and I have 44 of them, one for each president, that I am going to be giving away to people who touch me.'