Philadel­phia Ea­gles guard BRAN­DON BROOKS, here at Scar­petta, gears up for the 2017–2018 sea­son with stops in the city and at the Shore.

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Proud­est mo­ment: A tie be­tween be­ing able to come to the great city of Philadel­phia with the best fans in foot­ball and beat­ing the Cow­boys in the last game of the year. Philadel­phia is so…: Tightly knit. Philadel­phi­ans take great pride in their city and sports teams--along with things that are native to Philly. Fa­mous Philadel­phian you most want to have din­ner with: Stephen Sch­warz­man of Blackstone Group. Sum­mer in the city: I usu­ally spend my sum­mer in­tern­ing. This year I’m an eq­uity op­tions in­tern for Susque­hanna. And I’ll be down the Shore in Sea Isle at my fa­vorite place, the OD. Fa­vorite Philadel­phia mu­sic act: Boyz II Men and Will Smith. Fa­vorite lo­cal hang­outs: Lad­der 15, U-bahn, Rouge, Scar­petta, Parc, Noto. One thing peo­ple would be sur­prised to know about you: I’m re­ally a what-yousee-is-what-you-get type of guy. Lo­cal land­marks: Lib­erty Bell or Art Mu­seum steps. Fa­vorite Philadel­phia ath­lete: It’s a tie be­tween Brian Dawkins and Allen Iver­son be­cause of the pas­sion and in­ten­sity they both put into their game. Most-asked ques­tion from fans: Have you been to any wed­dings lately and will you come to mine?

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