Today, Ample Hills co-owner Brian Smith unveiled nine new ice cream flavors rooted in Brooklyn history. Continue reading
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Tagged Ample Hills Creamery, Branch Rickey, Brighton Beach, Brookland Ferry, Bushwick, Coney Island, Dyker Heights, Ebbets Field, Gowanus, Joe Sitt, Walt Whitman, Williamsburg
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As you should expect, there’s lots of Cyrillic to be seen here. For Michael’s perspective on our trip to Little Odessa, check out his recap.
Tagged art deco, Atlantic Ocean, Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, Brooklyn photos, calls to 311, Coney Island boardwalk, Cyrillic, laundry lines, photos, Russian, Week 19 - Brighton Beach
Michael Ring and I eat borscht while trying to decipher Cyrillic in Brighton Beach. Continue reading
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Tagged Atlantic Ocean, BMT Brighton Line, borscht, Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, bungalows, Cyrillic, man-thongs, mermaid breasts, NYPD Mounted Unit, parrots, Russian, Week 19 - Brighton Beach
As early as 1881, Brighton Beach was known for its Jewish presence. Its history goes much deeper, though. Continue reading
With a flick of his wrist, my friend Joel successfully ended my southern-Brooklyn drought. (Joel joined me on my trip to Tompkins Park North.)
I’m running the Brooklyn Half tomorrow. It’s one of my target races this year, so I’ve been training with it in mind. The race ends on the Coney Island boardwalk, on which I’ve run twice this year – on February … Continue reading
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Tagged Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, Brooklyn Half, Coney Island, Crown Heights, Crown Heights South, Gravesend, Homecrest, Kensington, Ocean Parkway, Park Slope, Prospect Heights, Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Prospect Park South, running, Sheepshead Bay, West Brighton, Windsor Terrace