Memoir Non-fiction

‘Rumble in Brooklyn’: A gritty memoir that bursts glamorized bubble of Hollywood’s ‘wiseguys’

A fat, four-eyed kid somehow finds himself growing up in the toughest and most Mafia-filled slum in the country. From surviving protection rackets at the age of five, violent anti-Semitism, and brutal gang wars, “Rumble in Brooklyn” (Bare Knuckles Press) goes straight into East New York to depict the street-fighting childhood of New York TimesContinue Reading “‘Rumble in Brooklyn’: A gritty memoir that bursts glamorized bubble of Hollywood’s ‘wiseguys’”

Events

Holiday mixer spreads the gift of literacy with book drive

With the holiday season in full swing and a new year upon us, New York’s Young & Powerful Group will introduce their newest initiative, the Pipeline Mentoring Project, at a Holiday Mixer and Book Drive. Held on Tuesday, Dec.17 at Buskers NYC (92 W. Houston St.) from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., this holiday mixer will provide youngContinue Reading “Holiday mixer spreads the gift of literacy with book drive”