Tag Archives: Prospect Heights

Anatomy of a collision: a convergence of impatience

On Tuesday, the impatience of several drivers led to a collision between a dollar van and a cyclist. What led to this “accident”? Continue reading

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Comparing Brooklyn neighborhoods over time with Google’s Ngram Viewer

Using a cool Google tool to graph the mentions of Brooklyn neighborhoods over time. Continue reading

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A brief history of some “bogus” Brooklyn neighborhood names

Harry Siegel bemoans all of the “new” Brooklyn neighborhood names. How recent are his examples? Not very, for the most part. Continue reading

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Prospect Heights in photos

The light last Wednesday was stunning. During the day, it yielded me some of the photos you’ll see here. In the evening, a run along the waterfront loop made me wish I had brought my camera. Anyway, I present Prospect … Continue reading

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Finally, a visit to Prospect Heights

On Tuesday evening, the Brooklyn Collection held its first trivia night at Bar Sepia, in Prospect Heights. Yours truly attended and acquitted himself well. (Unfortunately, he did not receive any compensation for his effort, and the bar tab put quite … Continue reading

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Week thirty-one: Prospect Heights

All right, back on track at The Weekly Nabe. You know what they say about letting something go: if it’s meant to be, it’ll come back. I’ve always thought that line was a load of crap. To unveil my next … Continue reading

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Photos from Carnival 2012

My friend Helen and I went to yesterday’s 45th West Indian American Day Carnival. Held every Labor Day, it’s one of the largest parades in New York City. The procession follows Eastern Parkway from Crown Heights to Grand Army Plaza, … Continue reading

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