Brooklyn Cyclones

  • Voice Choices

    July 23, 2014


    Cheer for the Cyclones on Elvis Night

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2014

    The Brown Bag Allstars' J57 and Koncept Present a Hip-Hop Baseball Playlist

    This evening, July 17, J57 and Koncept from New York City's Brown Bag Allstars troupe will be taking to the field down in Coney Island to perform the opening song ahead of the Brooklyn Cyclones showdown with the Jamestown Jammers. The track of choice will be a rendition of "Take a Day," which featur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2014

    July is Good Beer Month, So Take Advantage of These Events

    Did you know that July is Good Beer Month? Now that you do, you have no excuse not to celebrate. Even if you're taking a vacation this month, there are so many beer-focused happenings that you'll be sure to find a way to get your brew on. And, if these events aren't enough for you, consider purchasi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2014

    Here are the Three Best Food Events in NYC This Weekend

    Ever try mermaid? If not, you should check out this weekend's best events.

  • Art

    May 21, 2014
  • Blogs

    April 21, 2014

    Video: Watch NYC's Pro Ultimate Frisbee Team Without Going to Coney Island

    "When I was first telling people people I was a professional ultimate frisbee player, they laughed," says Matt Bode, who moved to New York last week to play the seven-on-seven game that takes place on a baseball field.

  • Voice Choices

    October 9, 2013


    Take on the Staten Island Half-Marathon

  • Voice Choices

    June 26, 2013


    Get moving for a great cause

  • Voice Choices

    June 12, 2013


    Catch Minor League 
home openers

  • Voice Choices

    June 13, 2012


    A doubleheader of the best kind

  • Voice Choices

    June 8, 2011


    Minor-league ball is back

  • News

    October 20, 2010
  • Blogs

    February 4, 2010

    Cyclones' Park Sheds Corporate Master, Gains Credit Union Sponsor, Ugly Name

            Ugh.​The park in which Mets farm team, the Brooklyn Cyclones, play in Coney Island used to be called Keyspan Park, but the sponsor pulled out -- allegedly because they're now called National Grid, though we expect they could have just called it National Grid Park, u ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2009

    Battlin' Wally Backman to Manage the Cyclones

    We have long hoped Wally Backman, the obstreperous veteran of the 1986 World Champion New York Mets, would someday manage the Amazin's in the balls-out manner he evinced on the field and in court depositions. He's a step closer now, as the Mets organization announced yesterday that Backman will m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2009

    Quick Hits

    "132 Mulberry New York, NY 10013 #nyc #little_italy." twitpic by joannabethpdot. The Beastie Boys' Adam Rauch has cancer of the salivary gland, will seek treatment, is expected to recover. Get well soon, MCA. With Paterson in decline and Cuomo regnant, this guy is our best hope for an exciting 2 ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    June 10, 2009


    Where baseball fans go for old-fashioned spirit

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2008

    Does the Yankees' Park Deal Cheat the Bronx?

    Readers of today's New York Daily News (the Bronx edition, anyway) saw a lovely 1960s-vintage photo of a park near Yankee Stadium, accompanied by a report that the image had "reignited questions about whether the city is actually replacing all of the recreational parkland taken for the Bombers' new ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2008

    Yankees (of Staten Island) in (Minor League) Playoffs!

    Unhappy about the Yankees? Cheer up -- the Staten Island Yankees, Class-A team of the underperforming Pinstripes, are in the New York-Penn League playoffs! Unfortunately they lost last night to the Jamestown (L.I.) Jammers. But they get to go again tonight and, with luck, tomorrow, while the Brook ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2007

    Bloomberg Unveils Coney Redevelopment Plan

    Locked in a stalemate with a developer over the future of Coney Island, city officials unveiled a new vision for the area that seemingly solves the problem: Make the disputed land into parkland. The parcel of Coney that includes the much-beloved Astroland would keep its current amusement zoning bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2007

    The World's Worst Bobblehead Comes to Brooklyn

    Brooklyn's self-proclaimed cheerleader will spend $8.1 million of your money this year. Photo illustration by Henry Deeb So the Brooklyn Cyclones are sponsoring a bobblehead promotion, that kicks off this weekend, called the "Legends of Brooklyn." Sounds good. And who are these legends that the Cy ... More >>

  • News

    July 24, 2007

    Hot Dog With Relish

    Cyclones put Markowitz on a bobblehead doll. Now he'll pop up even more.

  • News

    April 24, 2007

    Debunkers Strike Out

    It's a swing and a miss for the attempts to tear down a Jackie Robinson moment immortalized in a Brooklyn statue

  • NYC Life

    April 3, 2007

    Coney Island's Last Ride? The Bulldozer!

    Behind the scenes, a scary game of chicken between the city and a developer who dreams of high-rise condos that won't amuse you

  • News

    March 20, 2007

    Take Me Out to the Mall Game

    Hey, look what you're paying for! A Voice guide to the new Mets and Yankees stadiums.

  • NYC Life

    June 21, 2005

    Scary Ride at Coney Island

    Extreme makeover not amusing to everybody in the amusement district

  • News

    September 23, 2003

    Kill the Empire!

    Yankee Bashing Catches On Even With the Local Hacks

  • News

    May 14, 2002
  • News

    April 23, 2002

    Big Brother in Coney Island

    Crime Fighting vs. Civil Liberties in Housing Projects

  • News

    August 21, 2001

    Radio On

    Collegiate Record Geeks Choose Their Frequency

  • News

    June 19, 2001

    2 STDMS, OCEAN VU, $110M

    Minor-League Ball Comes to Coney and Staten Islands

  • NYC Life

    May 29, 2001

    Open City

    Parades, Beaches, Festivals: What's Out There