Take a tour through 1968 Brooklyn with Don Rickles

by -
0

It might be hard to believe for all the bearded myopic hipster strawmen that live here now, but Brooklyn has been around for awhile. And it’s always held a fascination for people, even when Brooklyn was still playing second fiddle to Manhattan. Why else would Don Rickles be giving a tour of our humble borough to NBC viewers in 1968, in this video that Gothamist unearthed? It’s a throwback to another era on all fronts, from Rickles’ jokes to the grainy video to the music. But we still think it’s funnier and more incisive than the time Henry Alford gave a tour here.

Related Articles

0

1. Do your best MJ or Madonna impression at Union Hall's sing-a-long. By singing, not be being a rampant egoist or tragic weirdo (Friday) 2....

0

You all know the Brooklyn Flea pretty well by now, we're sure: the lick-smacking tastes of Asia Dog, the free samples of McClure's Pickles,...

1

Why sit in traffic on the top deck of a big red tour bus through Times Square when you can take an Afro-Caribbean tour...

NO COMMENTS

Leave a Reply