Verrazzano vs. Verrazano: Brookyn Paper Radio hashes it out!

Don’t fugheddaboudit!

Brooklyn Paper Radio hosts Vince DiMiceli and Gersh Kuntzman dug their collective teeth into the controversy that is sweeping the nation: Should the Metropolitan Transportation Authority correct the incorrect spelling of its famed Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and add a the missing “z” Brooklyn pines for.

But as is their wont, Gersh and Vince asked the tougher question: How could this travesty have gone on for so long?

To answer that, they brought on Prof. Silvio Lacetti of the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken to explain why Brooklyn’s Italian-American community hasn’t fought harder to make the change.

Want to know the answer? You’ll have to tune it to Brooklyn Paper Radio right now by clicking below.

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