#dearbrooklyn byAlex G.

Dear Brooklyn

Two Brooklyn Dogs  (text&art) by Alex Gruss

Dog A tells Dog B – “I miss the old days when the only pet stores were in Manhattan!”

Name: Alex Gruss

1. Arrived in Fort Greene: 1986
2. Number of times getting mugged in the neighborhood: 3
3. Rent paid for first studio apartment on South Portland Ave :$250
4. Number of times I passed by Spike Lee on the street: 5
5. Number of goals scored playing soccer in Fort Greene Park: 46
6. Number of times stopped by police and handcuffed for getting a $5 bag of Jamaican skunk: 1

Love Brooklyn because…