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Farragut: Brooklyn’s Oreo cookie

In my last post, I discussed why sightseeing while running doesn’t work so well if you’re taking pictures. A good picture requires you to stand still, and stop-and-go is awful for a runner. (When you don’t have a camera, running … Continue reading

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Sheepshead Bay: built on the bay of Kings

A brief history of Sheepshead Bay, which is named for a fish that once swam in its waters. 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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Weaving the Broadway Junction tapestry

If you like looking at old maps, or seeing how transportation options change over the years, this is the post for you. I spent several hours combing through the Historical Maps section of nycsubway.org, finding visual aids to complement what … Continue reading

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