Mike Hoffman

Volunteers rebuild Cedar Grove Park on Staten Island, Sept. 11, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Volunteers Help Rebuild Staten Island Park To Honor 9/11, Sandy Victims

The sound of church bells and the smell of mulch have replaced the buzzing generators and fire smoke that came from a makeshift tent set up at Cedar Grove Park for displaced residents.


Carnegie Deli pickle eating contest winner Mike "The Skinny" Hoffman - New York, NY - May 18, 2011 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

Long Island Resident Wins Carnegie Deli Pickle Eating Contest

Takeru Kobayashi, eat your heart out. Mike Hoffman, the winner of the semi-annual pickle eating contest at the Carnegie Deli is nicknamed “The Skinny.”