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On a chilly day, enjoying the food of Midwood

Exploring the culture – and the food – of one of Brooklyn’s Jewish Orthodox strongholds. Continue reading

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Running Brooklyn: the “Original Pizza Loop”

I was in no mood to tackle any of my usual running routes yesterday: loops of Prospect Park; over and back across the East River; along the Brooklyn waterfront and the┬áNavy Yard. My goal of 12 miles afforded me some … Continue reading

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A quiet afternoon in Bath Beach

I took the D train to Bath Beach last Thursday. Because of maintenance, it ran along the N line to Coney Island, then back along its usual route. I got off at the Bay Parkway stop, the northeastern corner of … 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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What once was Mapleton

I visited Mapleton on Wednesday. The N was running along the BMT West End Line, so I took the first thing that came at Atlantic Av/Pacific St: the D. I got off at 62 St, which put me a few … Continue reading

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By way of Canarsie

Now that you know how I got to Canarsie, let’s talk about my visit to the nabe itself. The first thing I learned about Canarsie: it’s big.

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A walk about Wallabout

I went to the Wallabout area twice this week: on Thursday to visit the museum at BLDG 92, and on Sunday to walk around the neighborhood and to take the guided tour of the Navy Yard. Most of the old … Continue reading

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