Tag Archives: Plumb Beach

The hurricane, the park, and other things

I went for a run this morning in Prospect Park. With winds already sustained at 20 mph and all Park events canceled, I expected to find a ghost town on the interior loop. In fact, I found the opposite. The … Continue reading

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Plumb Beach in photos

This gallery contains 18 photos.

I didn’t take an overwhelming number of pictures on my trip to Plumb Beach, Dead Horse Bay, and Breezy Point, so this week’s gallery is smaller than usual.

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Plumb Island: Brooklyn’s Grenada

Plumb Island was a lawless area in the early 20th century – so much so that it required military intervention. Twice. Continue reading

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Biking to Plumb Beach, Dead Horse Bay, and Breezy Point

Yesterday might have been the most beautiful day of the year: high seventies and lacking the humidity that has plagued us for much of the summer. Having bought a bike on Tuesday, I was excited to take it out to … Continue reading

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Week twenty-three: Plumb Beach

Now that I’ve exhausted most of the neighborhoods in northeast Brooklyn, perhaps the southern shore is looking to take a monopoly. Arlene picked this week’s neighborhood out of the hat.

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