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Some more photos of Midwood

A photographic supplement to last week’s tour of Midwood, Brooklyn. Continue reading

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On a chilly day, enjoying the food of Midwood

Exploring the culture – and the food – of one of Brooklyn’s Jewish Orthodox strongholds. Continue reading

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Hunting for your perfect neighborhood? Let’s talk.

I’m always up for giving tours of random parts of Brooklyn. I often fill that role when I run with others, saving enough breath to point out items of interest (sometimes only of interest to me, surely, but whatever). I … Continue reading

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The other faces of Prospect-Lefferts Gardens

A few days before the end of the pre-Sandy era, I went to Prospect-Lefferts Gardens. You might have seen my post about the beautiful buildings on Maple Street, but I prefer not to leave you with the impression that the entire … Continue reading

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Biking to Plumb Beach, Dead Horse Bay, and Breezy Point

Yesterday might have been the most beautiful day of the year: high seventies and lacking the humidity that has plagued us for much of the summer. Having bought a bike on Tuesday, I was excited to take it out to … Continue reading

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Smelling the salty Sheepshead Bay air

My friend Michael, who had joined me on my trip to Brighton Beach, took me for a tour of his native Sheepshead Bay on Sunday. This time, he brought his 12-year-old twins along for the ride. We also met up … Continue reading

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Sheepshead Bay: built on the bay of Kings

A brief history of Sheepshead Bay, which is named for a fish that once swam in its waters. Continue reading

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