PHOTO COURTESY OF THE STOCKYARD, CLARK-FULTON & BROOKLYN CENTRE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT OFFICE Saturday, August 11, 2012; Brooklyn Centre Bicentennial Historic Home Tour: (L-R) Tour guides, Kelly Anderson and Christine Dunson, demonstrate their enthusiasm for the tour.
PHOTO BY BOBBI REICHTELL Sunday, August 12, 2012; Brooklyn Centre Bicentennial Parade: Mother Nature and Friends, Brooklyn Centre Naturalists (L-R) Sharon Martynowski, David Boyce Jr., and Gloria Ferris.
PHOTO BY KEN HALL Saturday, August 11, 2012; Brooklyn Centre Bicentennial Celebration, Ugly Broad Bicentennial Burger Bonanza, Ugly Broad, 3908 Denison Avenue: As part of the Bicentennial Celebration, the Ugly Broad bar hosts a burger bonanza to benefit Applewood Centers. Sherry Perry, owner of the Ugly Broad, greets guests arriving at the fundraiser.
Brooklyn Centre celebrates 200th anniversary of first settlers to arrive in Broooklyn Township (Plain Press, September 2012) This year, the Brooklyn Centre neighborhood (which lies between the Tremont and Clark Fulton neighborhoods on the North and the Big Creek valley and the Metro Parks Zoo on the South, Fulton Road on the West and the … Continue reading
by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, June 2011) World War II Veteran Theodore “Ted” E. Sliwa, age 89, of the Brooklyn Centre neighborhood, has a message for Americans: “Memorial Day is a day to commemorate, not celebrate.” For years, Sliwa, served as Chairman of the Memorial Day Committee at the now closed St. Barbara’s Church at … Continue reading