The First Lady of boxing, the possessor of the most famous living Brooklyn accent, Rosie Perez, is a friend to NYF.
She was kind enough to be the first guest on the Everlast-powered TALKBOX podcast and so we will always but always have a particular fondness for the actress/activist. She didn't say, “what are your numbers,” she said, “what time shall I call in.”
In the June 11 NY Post, Brooklyn Rosie gives a sweet shoutout to another Brooklyn-based institution we dig, the famed and fabled Gleason's Gym. Check it out: