Sandy Soup Kitchen: Brooklyn Review

Continuing the theme of service, in Park Slope, a historic church has joined forces with a popular restaurant to create the Sandy Relief Kitchen.
We visited the church where a group of volunteers were busy preparing hot meals and collecting canned goods for delivery to Brooklyn residents in the hardest-hit sandy zones. Reporter Fred Brown was on-site to lend a helping hand.

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s Brooklyn Review, episode 275. Original air date: 2/1/2013.

Brooklyn’s Miss America 2013- Mallory Hagan!: Brooklyn Review

Developed by the Miss America organization, the Miss America Pageant is more than just swim suits and talent — it’s a national program that provides personal and professional opportunities for young women to promote their voices in culture, politics and the community. And here in Brooklyn, we have the big winner! Reporter Fred Brown sat down with Miss New York Mallory Hagan who just won the coveted title of “Miss America 2013”!

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s Brooklyn Review, episode 274. Original air date: 1/11/2013.

New York Women’s Foundation Celebrates 25 years of Giving: Brooklyn Review

The New York Women’s Foundation and the Circle of Sisters for Social Change recently celebrated 25 years of philanthropy at the Brooklyn Museum. And in the backdrop of this year’s tight presidential race, reporter Fred Brown asked women in attendance about political and social issues most important to them.

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s Brooklyn Review, episode 272. Original air date: 10/25/2012.

Cardboard Tube-fight Tournament: Brooklyn Review

While the rest of the country is focused the current presidential election battle, a little closer to home in McCarren Park, there’s a fierce competition that brings out the most skilled and highly creative cardboard tube fighters. Reporter Fred Brown was at McCarren Park where the fun and games took place at the annual cardboard tube fighting league championship.

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s Brooklyn Review, episode 271. Original air date: 10/11/2012.

Super-Size Surgary Drinks Ban: Brooklyn Review

Say goodbye to super-sized sugary drinks Recently the NYC Board of Health approved Mayor Bloomberg’s plan to prohibit the sale of drinks larger than 16 ounces. So what do Brooklynites think about this restriction. Its lunch time and Reporter Fred Brown is in downtown getting your reactions.

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s Brooklyn Review, episode 270. Original air date: 9/27/2012.

Brooklyn Job Corp: Brooklyn Review

Not everyone can go afford college, graduate and find the perfect job. And even though young teens are faced with over an 8% unemployment rate in Brooklyn, there is hope. Brooklyn Job Corp is part of a national network that helps teens learn a trade, gain marketable skill-sets, certifications and college credentials, at no cost. Reporter Fred Brown met a few students who told their personal story of success.

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s Brooklyn Review, episode 269. Original air date: 9/10/2012.

Coney Island Homeless: Brooklyn Review

The number of unsheltered persons or homeless as declined in the past 7 year, but on Coney Island, local merchants say those numbers seemed to have increased along the boardwalk and neighboring sidewalk of Surf and Mermaid Avenues. Businesses say the homeless population is affecting their customer foot traffic during peak Summer tourist season. Reporter Fred Brown spoke to the president of the Coney Island Merchants Association and visited the Coney Island Lighthouse Mission, where a few of the homeless had a chance to speak for themselves.

From Brooklyn Independent Television’s Brooklyn Review, episode 268. Original air date: 7/26/2012.


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