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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: 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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Highland Park in photos

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Happy Fourth of July! I spent a few minutes in contemplation at the Prison Ship Martyrs Monument this morning. Hot dogs (whether one or sixty-eight), beer, and fireworks are fun, but let’s not forget those whose sacrifices made this celebration … Continue reading

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Highland Park: becoming part of the 10%

“While this park is the second in extent of territory owned by the city of Brooklyn, it is an open question whether one-tenth of our citizens would be able to locate it if asked to do so.” – Brooklyn Eagle, … Continue reading

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