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Post-Sandy photos: Cypress Hills and Highland Park

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Highlight of this segment: gorilla walks across street in front of me, barks: “Gimme the bike!” Recaps of previous trips: Cypress Hills, Highland Park Click¬†here¬†for the full collection of post-Sandy photos.

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Cypress Hills in photos

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It’s your weekly installment of pictures to shamelessly click through! There are several historical buildings in here, so pay attention. There’s also a taxidermist.

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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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Cypress Hills: it might as well be in Queens

“Here they are saved all expenses of incorporation, roads, and avenues; of entrances, lodges, chapels, and receiving vaults; of office rent, trustees, treasurers, secretaries; and of the perpetual outlays for keepers of the grounds, gardeners, artists, and embellishments.” – Jared … Continue reading

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