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Photos of Brooklyn at sunset

Some photographs celebrating the beautiful sunsets of the past few days. Continue reading

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Radical Infrastructure Schemes: The Brooklyn-Battery Bridge

Robert Moses hated tunnels – they weren’t visible reminders of his legacy. So when the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel was proposed, he had a different idea. Continue reading

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Running Brooklyn: Green-Wood Cemetery, Sunset Park, Industry City

Come on, Keith, I hear you say. Why won’t you just visit Prospect Heights? When I have to go far afield, to a place like Spring Creek or Bath Beach, it’s a big affair. I set aside time. I scout. I map a route, … Continue reading

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Bonus post: Riding the L from end to end

Canarsie is at the eastern terminus of the L train (officially known as the BMT Canarsie Line), so to get there yesterday I decided to ride the length of the L. This became the second line on the MTA I’ve … Continue reading

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Fulton Ferry: a brief history

Home of Robert Fulton’s famous Nassau, Fulton Ferry had a long maritime tradition – until the Brooklyn Bridge made it obsolete. Continue reading

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