Tag Archives: East New York

The best things I ate in 2012

With 2012 drawing to a close, I took a few moments to reflect on the year before looking forward to what 2013 might bring. Here’s my list of favorite edibles from neighborhood visits, both official and otherwise, over the past … Continue reading

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Post-Sandy photos: East New York and City Line

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Most of the pictures in East New York were taken on or near Blake Avenue. Highlight of this portion: kids in Halloween costumes trick-or-treating on Liberty Avenue in City Line. Recaps of previous trips: East New York, City Line Click here for … Continue reading

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City Line: a neighborhood boxed in

“The highway is planned essentially as a business road. It would provide for quick transportation of Long Island farm products into the heart of the city.” – Automobile Club of America on the proposed Conduit Highway, 1921 It would also … Continue reading

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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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East New York in photos

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To keep my recap to a reasonable size, I had to cut out a lot of photos. No need to fear – they have a home now. Enjoy! Many of these sites were identified with the help of The East New … Continue reading

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Good old East New York

A long walk around John Pitkin’s dream-come-true – nearly two centuries later. Continue reading

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East New York: John Pitkin’s dream, realized

East New York was founded by John R. Pitkin in 1835. Although he was soon bankrupted in the Panic of 1837, his dream of a thriving community would eventually come to fruition. Continue reading

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