Tag Archives: Broadway Junction

Post-Sandy photos: Eastern Parkway, Broadway Junction, Stuyvesant Heights

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Here’s the last post of this set. There were a few memorable moments here, most of them revolving around marveling with others at the crushed cars. I also got some frozen yogurt at Brooklyn Swirl, which was very good. I … 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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Broadway Junction in photos

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You didn’t think I had forgotten, did you? This gallery includes western Cypress Hills.

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Through, to, under, and around the Junction

Broadway Junction might qualify as a neighborhood, but it’s little more than a messy subway-station complex. Still, there are some interesting sights. Continue reading

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Weaving the Broadway Junction tapestry

If you like looking at old maps, or seeing how transportation options change over the years, this is the post for you. I spent several hours combing through the Historical Maps section of nycsubway.org, finding visual aids to complement what … Continue reading

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Week twenty: Broadway Junction

After so many trips through this place, I now get to delve into the history behind the seemingly nonsensical cluster of tracks in northeast Brooklyn. My friend Mike made the selection.

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Zigzagging across the county line in Cypress Hills

If crossing between Brooklyn and Queens required a passport, I would have shown my papers many times on Saturday. The border cuts through Cypress Hills Cemetery and a school campus, both of which I intended to visit. Surprisingly, at no … Continue reading

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