Tag Archives: Georgetown

Sunset at Dead Horse Bay

Scenes from a twilight visit to the glass-covered beach at Dead Horse Bay, one of New York’s hidden gems. Continue reading

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Running Brooklyn: the “Original Pizza Loop”

I was in no mood to tackle any of my usual running routes yesterday: loops of Prospect Park; over and back across the East River; along the Brooklyn waterfront and the Navy Yard. My goal of 12 miles afforded me some … Continue reading

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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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Harbour Village revisited

“A large number of angry residents from nearby neighborhoods came to oppose the plan and the city’s methods, and their message for the commission was similar to the ones that Ebbets Field bleacherites used to reserve for visiting outfielders.” – … Continue reading

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Paerdegat Basin and the Jamaica Bay Project

“With its thirty-two square miles of surface, Jamaica Bay has room enough for the principal parts of the harbors of Liverpool, Antwerp, Hamburg, and Rotterdam.” – The Times, October 22, 1930 The story of Paerdegat (the neighborhood) is best told in … Continue reading

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Georgetown in photos

This gallery contains 12 photos.

In traditional fashion, here are some more photos of Friday’s visit to Georgetown.

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Georgetown, Brooklyn: a tranquil slice of suburbia

In which I discover that Georgetown has more in common with suburbia than with Brownstone Brooklyn. Continue reading

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