Tag Archives: Cypress Hills

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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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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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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Week seventeen: Cypress Hills

My friend Eric competed in the Aquaphor New York City Triathlon on Sunday, so on Saturday night I helped him carbo-load for the event. He just moved into a new apartment (not in Brooklyn – to his detriment, obviously); as … Continue reading

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