How it’s New York: Jimmy Breslin wrote about New York: “a New York Institution.”
How it’s Irish: Breslin was Irish-American.
Newspaper icon Jimmy Breslin dies at 88
Jimmy Breslin, the street-savvy, Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper columnist whose two-fisted prose championing the little guy and pillorying those who betrayed the public trust made him a New York City institution for more than 40 years, died Sunday. He was 88. Breslin, who also turned out a string of fiction and nonfiction books, died of complications from… (more…)