Tag Archives: Harley Nemzer

Exploring Mill Island’s industrial past

Scenes from the old, forgotten side of Mill Basin – an homage to its history as an industrial site. Continue reading

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House porn: Mill Island edition

Mill Island has some of the strangest real estate in the city. Join me in gawking at a few of its homes. Continue reading

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Buckle your seat belts – some big posts are coming

The last few weeks, I’ve been following Jerry Seinfeld’s productivity trick, if only in my head. You can only mark an X on a large calendar if you write something on that day. Take it, Jerry: “After a few days you’ll … Continue reading

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Growing up in Paerdegat Basin – a personal account

This post is by Harley Nemzer, a reader who grew up in southeastern Brooklyn in the 1950s and 1960s. I asked him to put together a piece after he added some information to my research on the Jamaica Bay Project, … Continue reading

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