Category Archives: Visit recaps

Vinegar Hill in snow and slush

Given last year’s dearth of snow (hello, climate change?), I thought it wise to spend some time in my neighborhood while last week’s white stuff was still on the ground. Much of it had melted, but as I shared earlier … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from Quarters A

Yesterday’s warm temperatures made the wild weather of the previous two weeks feel like the distant past. (Unless you were volunteering for – or receiving – the ongoing clean-up efforts, in which case it probably felt like salt in a … Continue reading

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Maple Street and Lefferts Manor

I strongly recommend a sightseeing trip to Maple Street between Flatbush and Bedford Avenues in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens. It’s such a strange, beautiful block that photographs fail to do it justice. Yards, porticos, wide driveways with garages, and Spanish tiles on … Continue reading

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A quiet afternoon in Bath Beach

I took the D train to Bath Beach last Thursday. Because of maintenance, it ran along the N line to Coney Island, then back along its usual route. I got off at the Bay Parkway stop, the northeastern corner of … Continue reading

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Biking the back streets of Bushwick

I’ve been squeezed for time in general lately, so I’ve had to fit my neighborhood visits in when I can. Coupled with the progressively earlier sunsets of autumn, this has sometimes led to artificial deadlines. I visited Bushwick on Saturday … Continue reading

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Red Hook … with a real camera!

My trip to Crown Heights North boiled over my frustration with my iPhone camera, so when I got home, I asked my friend Brooke if I could borrow her Canon. For some reason or another, she said yes. Maybe she … Continue reading

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Twilight in Crown Heights North

Catching a glimpse of Crown Heights North before the sun goes down. Continue reading

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