Just one month ago, the New York City borough of Brooklyn truly came to life with over 50 musicians performing in unique super groups at three different venues – Brooklyn Bowl, The Hall At MP and Music Hall Of Williamsburg – for one great marathon day of music. The event was Brooklyn Comes Alive, bringing out musicians from Dead & Company, The String Cheese Incident, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, The Disco Biscuits and more for an incredible day of music.Inspired by the super jams of New Orleans, the second annual Brooklyn Comes Alive saw musicians come together across the board for over 15 hours of live music. The whole neighborhood of Williamsburg (in Brooklyn) erupted in celebration, as fans traveling between venues turned the city into a downright party. At the center of it all was the music, as groups like the All Brothers Band, [Br]eaking [Bi]scuits, Rhythmatronix, Earth Wind & Power and more delivered great performances.In celebration of Brooklyn Comes Alive, Human Being Media has put together an official recap video that highlights the music, the atmosphere, and the fun! Check it out, streaming below.
FORT DODGE — The NIACC softball team swept 7th-ranked Iowa Central 11-4 and 12-0 in five innings yesterday in Fort Dodge. In the opener, Kaci Sherwood and Alyssa Laxson both had two homers to lead the Lady Trojans. In the second game, Kylie Sherwood fired a five-inning perfect game. NIACC is now 12-6 overall and 4-0 in the conference. They host 4th-ranked Kirkwood on Wednesday in a doubleheader that starts at 2 o’clock. MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Evan Turner had 13 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists off the bench, and the Portland Trail Blazers moved into a tie for third place in the Western Conference with a 132-122 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves. Rodney Hood led Portland with 21 points. GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA —- Top ranked Baylor outscored the Hawkeyes 24-15 in the third quarter and raced away to an 85-53 win in the regional final last night in Greensboro North Carolina, as you heard on AM-1300 KGLO. Iowa coach Lisa Bluder.Baylor connected on 54 percent in the opening half and outrebounded the Hawkeyes 24-15 to build a 14 point advantage at the break and the outcome was never in doubt after that. Bluder says it was a disappointing finish to a great season.Megan Gustafson had 23 points and nine rebounds but the Hawkeyes did not have enough balance to make it interesting.It was an emotional finish to a brilliant career for Gustafson who is Iowa’s all-time leading scorer and rebounder. On Monday, Gustafson was named a first-team Associated Press All-American.Mason City native Makenzie Meyer played 34 minutes, scoring only two points, both from the free throw line. She also had two steals and one assist. Iowa ends the season with a record of 29-6. AMES — After spending last season on the staff with the Indianapolis Colts Tom Manning returns as Iowa State’s offensive coordinator and inherits a unit with experience at several key spots. Brock Purdy is going through spring drills as the established starter at quarterback after taking over midway through his freshman season.For the first time under Matt Campbell the Cyclones have an experienced offensive line.Manning says a deep and experienced group of tight ends will help the offense give multiple looks.Spring drills for Iowa State will conclude on April 20th, with this year’s spring schedule not including a spring football game. TONIGHT:AM-1300 KGLO — Minnesota Twins at Kansas City — pre-game 6:30, first pitch 7:15 AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State freshman Talen Horton-Tucker intends to declare himself eligible for the NBA Draft after just one season with the Cyclones. Horton-Tucker announced his decision on Twitter, saying that it’s in his best interests to “start the next chapter” of his life. Horton-Tucker, a 6-foot-4 guard from Chicago, averaged 11.8 points and 4.9 rebounds a game for Iowa State in 2018-19. BOONE — The NIACC baseball team dropped their doubleheader at DMACC on Monday afternoon. DMACC took advantage of five errors in the opener, only connecting for three hits in a 9-2 victory. Ben Fitzgerald had a solo homer while Carson Parker knocked in the only other Trojan run. DMACC in the nightcap jumped out with a four-run first and capped things off with a three-run eighth in a 9-5 win. Fox Leum had a homer and two runs batted in while Anthony Catalano also drove in two. NIACC drops to 10-13 overall and 3-5 in the conference and is scheduled to travel to Dakota County Technical College this afternoon. EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have re-signed backup center Brett Jones. After joining the Vikings near the end of training camp via trade from the New York Giants, Jones started three games in 2018 until Pat Elflein returned from injuries. Jones can also play guard, where Danny Isidora and Josh Kline are currently the only players on the roster. Jones started his pro career in the Canadian Football League, until signing with the Giants in 2015.
Murder accused: Roberto Miggins (left) and Quasi BenjaminRoberto Miggins called “Hot Skull” and his accomplice Quasi Benjamin called “Rambo”, exited the courtroom of Justice Navindra Singh on Tuesday as free men, following a formal not guilty verdict which was delivered by the empanelled 12-member jury.The trial, which commenced on Monday, was set for continuation on Tuesday, however, the state was not able to secure the court attendance of the key witness in the matter and thus had to close their case.Since this was so, defence attorneys for their respective clients made no-case submissions to the court, which were later upheld by the trial Judge who further instructed the jury to return a formal not guilty verdict, thus acquitting both accused of the murder charge.Both Miggins and Benjamin denied the murder charge which had detailed that between October 12 and 13, 2016, they murdered Mario Pozzer, also called “Gaucho”, in the course of/or furtherance of a robbery.“Hot Skull” was represented by Attorney Adrian Thompson, while “Rambo” was represented by Attorneys Ashley Henry in association with Nigel Hughes. On the other hand, the state’s case was led by Prosecutor Sarah Martin in association with Teriq Mohammed and Tuanna Hardy.The trial revealed that the lifeless body of Pozzer was found lying next to his All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) that was used to exit the location of his mining business. According to the evidence, Pozzer’s employees were the ones who found his body with a wound to the head and belongings missing, inclusive of raw gold.Investigations conducted led to the arrest of the two accused, who were charged for the said offence in 2016.
Rory with John Haran and Michael Murphy at the launch of WinningST EUNAN’S stalwart Rory Kavanagh may make a dramatic return to the Donegal team, it was confirmed tonight.Kavanagh was speaking at the launch of his book in front of more than 500 people at Letterkenny’s Mount Errigal Hotel.His book ‘Winning’ details his journey as a player with club and county. And many of his team-mates from Donegal and St Eunan’s were there – with Michael Murphy and John Haran his special guests.When asked if would consider a return to Donegal, Kavanagh responded: “Never say never.”And Rory Gallagher told Charlie Collins the door was always open to a return for the Letterkenny man.The night however was all about Kavanagh’s career so far. He paid tribute to Naomh Conaill for winning against his St Eunan’s team in the county final last Sunday, before going on to praise coaches and mentors at club and county for their contribution to his success – with special mentions for Jim McGuinness and Rory Gallagher.“This book is a tribute to Jim, Rory, all the players and every single person in the back room team,” said Kavanagh.He later admitted of his Donegal team-mates: “I miss all the craic and I miss all the banter.”Leading tributes to Rory was Donegal captain Michael Murphy who spoke of how he always looked up to the St Eunan’s man who was one of the great leaders of the Donegal team.Eamon McGee, Neil Gallagher and Karl Lacey also spoke of their bond with Kavanagh during their run to three Ulster titles and an All-Ireland in the golden age of the last few years. The book – Winning – was ghost-written by journalist and Meath GAA legend Liam Hayes with assistance from Donegal sports writer Alan Foley.Published by Hero Books, it’s on sale now for €17.99 and is described as an honest account through the eyes of a player of the world of gaelic football.Next Thursday we get the manager’s view when Jim McGuinness launches his book at the Highlands Hotel in Glenties.Rory pictured with his family at the book launchRory with county colleagues including Maxi Curran and Rory Gallagher this eveningSt Eunan’s club stalwarts Charlie McAteer and Anne Russell Forde enjoy the craic at the book launchGALLAGHER: ‘RORY KAVANAGH WELCOME BACK ANY TIME TO DONEGAL TEAM’ was last modified: October 23rd, 2015 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:donegalJim McGuinnessMichael MurphyRory GallagherRory Kavanagh