Welcome to the Brooklynites In Florida Blog Site.
Read our New Blog Series:
The Roebling Footprints in Florida:
The Genius & Generosity of Donald Roebling (with a little eccentricity)
By Palmer Hasty
Donald Roebling’s great grandfather, John A. Roebling, is well known around the world, especially in Brooklyn, because of course, he designed the iconic Brooklyn Bridge. Although the history of the Roebling family is familiar territory in Brooklyn, for those who are not as familiar with the Roeblings, we will quickly recount some highlights leading up to John A. Roebling II and his son Donald Roebling’s important footprints in Florida.
(Click here to read the Ongoing Blog Series)
New Gallery: Brooklyn Brownstones in Orlando
Also check out our recent Feature Interviews:
All Roads Lead to Brooklyn
Alan B. Miller: From delivering telegrams on a bicycle at 20 cents apiece in Crown Heights to building a Fortune 500 Health Care Company.
Earlier Feature Interviews
This Brooklyn Eagle blog site began by featuring just Brooklyn natives living and working in Florida, and we have expanded to include Brooklyn natives living everywhere around the world. The site features blog entries and interviews with primarily Brooklyn natives, as well as people with distinct connections to Brooklyn. To read the individual Blogs please click on the Blog page. To read the Feature Interviews with successful Brooklyn natives in Florida and Around the World, please click on Sunshine Connections or All Roads Lead Back to Brooklyn.