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Post-Sandy photos: Brownsville

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I was disappointed by the lack of Sandy coverage in eastern Brooklyn, so I took matters into my own hands. Granted, these neighborhoods didn’t get hit as hard as, say, Red Hook and Coney Island – but Park Slope got … 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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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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Highland Park: becoming part of the 10%

“While this park is the second in extent of territory owned by the city of Brooklyn, it is an open question whether one-tenth of our citizens would be able to locate it if asked to do so.” – Brooklyn Eagle, … 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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