What Celebrities Have to Say About Brooklyn

A Slice of Brooklyn bus tours

Brooklyn is one of the most incredible places in the world and it’s no wonder why. From the people, food and movie locations it’s no surprise that celebrities of all types have had something to say about it. Take a look!

A Slice of Brooklyn bus tours

“People from Brooklyn grow up with a certain common sense. If it doesn’t ring true, it’s not true.”  – Judge Judy Sheindlin

“On a personal note, I was born in Brooklyn. My folks moved out to Long Island when I was quite young, but once a Brooklynite, always a Brooklynite.”  -Founder of Lotus and Firefox Mitch Kapor

“I returned to Brooklyn because it’s closest to my heart, and I have history here, which I wanted to share with my children. Let’s face it, the world has changed everywhere, but NYC is still the biggest melting pot in the world. The diversity in culture is unmatched.” -Debi Mazar

“Brooklyn, it’s a great town, a great city. It’s New York.”  -Patrick Ewing 

“I didn’t appreciate Brooklyn until I left it.”  -Rosie Perez 

“It’s ironic that no matter where I go, I meet people from Brooklyn. I’m proud of that heritage. It’s where I’m from, who I am.”  -Ex Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz 

“I didn’t have any sophistication. I didn’t really have any great taste or anything like that. I was just a kid from Brooklyn. But what I learnt is the why, the how. The work ethic.”  – Co-founder of Interscope Records Jimmy Iovine 

“Brooklyn to me means the Loew’s Kings, Erasmus, the yeshiva I went to, the Dodgers, Prospect Park, great Chinese food. I’m so glad I came from Brooklyn — it’s down to earth.”  -Barbra Streisand

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