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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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Brownsville: a walk in three acts

I didn’t know what to expect for my trip to Brownsville. Would it feel like a ghost town? Would I hear gunfire? Would someone confront me? Or worse? Even though the Times had written on recent violence in the area, … Continue reading

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Spring Creek: where the borough ends

Spring Creek is Brooklyn’s southwesternmost neighborhood. Much of it is still barren – and haunting. Continue reading

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