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Brooklyn Magazine: The Podcast

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Every week, Brooklyn Magazine: The Podcast, highlights prominent (and soon-to-be-prominent) Brooklynites as we explore the vast and diverse borough through the lens of culture, community and commerce. Hosted by Editor-in-Chief Brian Braiker, the show features intimate conversations with cultural luminaries, community leaders and compelling locals. These are the people who move us, entertain us, feed us and inspire us. There are a lot of little Brooklyns, and we are all a little Brooklyn.

Every week, Brooklyn Magazine: The Podcast, highlights prominent (and soon-to-be-prominent) Brooklynites as we explore the vast and diverse borough through the lens of culture, community and commerce. Hosted by Editor-in-Chief Brian Braiker, the show features intimate conversations with cultural luminaries, community leaders and compelling locals. These are the people who move us, entertain us, feed us and inspire us. There are a lot of little Brooklyns, and we are all a little Brooklyn.

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Every week, Brooklyn Magazine: The Podcast, highlights prominent (and soon-to-be-prominent) Brooklynites as we explore the vast and diverse borough through the lens of culture, community and commerce. Hosted by Editor-in-Chief Brian Braiker, the show features intimate conversations with cultural luminaries, community leaders and compelling locals. These are the people who move us, entertain us, feed us and inspire us. There are a lot of little Brooklyns, and we are all a little Brooklyn.

Twitter:

@brooklynmag

Language:

English


Episodes

MLK in NYC

1/18/2021
For Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, we look at the ways in which New Yorkers have advocated, agitated, and exercised their power to shape the discussion around civil rights. MLK himself is connected to the city in ways that may be both obvious and surprising. With Sarah Seidman of the Museum of the City of New York, we explore his legacy as well as others, including those of Brooklyn CORE, Rep. Shirley Chisholm, and the BLM movement.

Duration:00:25:07

Dr. Bret Rudy on Brooklyn in the time of Covid

1/11/2021
The senior vice president and chief of operations at NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn joins the podcast to describe the current state of Covid here in the borough. We discuss whether we can expect another surge (we can) and what it will look like (hopefully not as bad as last Spring). And we discuss some good news: namely, the vaccine—facts and myths alike.

Duration:00:32:00

Coney Island USA's Dick Zigun

1/4/2021
Dick Zigun is the co-founder and artistic director of Coney Island USA, the arts nonprofit behind the Mermaid Parade, the Coney Island Circus Sideshow, and the Coney Island Museum and Burlesque at the Beach. He is also the self-appointed, non-elected unofficial mayor for life. On this episode of the podcast, he traces his journey from Yale Drama School to the boardwalk in the late 1970s. He laments the impact the coronavirus has had on the performance community he’s so much a part of, and...

Duration:00:35:29

Brooklyn Brewery founder Steve Hindy

12/28/2020
Steve Hindy has an unorthodox history for a beer baron: He started out as a Middle East Correspondent for the Associated Press in the early 1980s. There, he covered the hostage crisis in Iran and the Iran-Iraq War. He was kidnapped in Lebanon, and was seated behind Egyptian President Anwar Sadat when he was assassinated in 1981. Today Steve Hindy is the 12th largest exporter of American style craft beer. And on this episode of "Brooklyn Magazine: The Podcast," we'll find out how he got from...

Duration:00:27:57

Good Company Bike Club’s Andrew Bennett and Marv Marcel

12/21/2020
A respite from social unrest throughout the city—and from the boredom and stress brought on by the pandemic—the Good Company Bike Club took on a life of its own this summer with weekly rides to all corners of the city. It is a self-described celebration of Black joy on two wheels: Good Company has fostered a community among its predominantly Black members by leveraging a shared love of biking to create a platform of inclusivity, positivity and visibility in Brooklyn’s mostly Black...

Duration:00:27:02

Debi Mazar

12/14/2020
In this funny and frank conversation, Debi Mazar—OG b-girl, Madonna BFF, Ray Liotta's "Goodfellas" mistress's best friend, "Younger" star and all around icon—discusses her insane 2020, which includes a move to Tuscany and probably the most (the only?) hilarious story about how she learned she had come down with Covid. Brooklyn news and views you can use: bkmag.com Email: hello@bkmag.com Follow along on Facebook: Brooklyn Magazine Twitter: @brooklynmag Instagram:...

Duration:00:45:42

Eric Adams, Brooklyn Borough President

12/7/2020
The former NYPD captain is the inaugural guest on a new weekly long-form interview show with prominent (and almost-prominent) locals. Host Brian Braiker sits down with Adams to look back at a tumultuous 2020, dig into Black Lives Matter and police reform, revisit growing up in Brownsville in the 1960s and how a diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes changed Adams' life for the better.

Duration:00:26:50

Welcome to the Brooklyn Magazine Podcast

11/22/2020
Every week, the Brooklyn Magazine podcast highlights prominent (and soon-to-be-prominent) Brooklynites as we explore the vast and diverse borough through the lens of culture, community and commerce. Hosted by Editor-in-Chief Brian Braiker, the show features intimate conversations with cultural luminaries, community leaders and compelling locals. These are the people who move us, entertain us, feed us and inspire us. There are a lot of little Brooklyns, and we are all a little Brooklyn.

Duration:00:01:14