On the Brooklyn-Queens border, advocates, families, and elected officials came together Sunday to mourn the 300-plus victims of traffic violence since January 2013. Continue reading
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Tagged Allison Liao, Brooklyn, Bushwick, Ella Bandes, Eric Adams, home rule, Juan Martinez, Make Brooklyn Safer, Make Queens Safer, posts with video, Queens, Renee Thompson, Ridgewood, safe streets, Sammy Cohen Eckstein, Transportation Alternatives, Vision Zero
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Most of the pictures in East New York were taken on or near Blake Avenue. Highlight of this portion: kids in Halloween costumes trick-or-treating on Liberty Avenue in City Line. Recaps of previous trips: East New York, City Line Click here for … Continue reading
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Funny to think that a week ago I was wearing a short-sleeved shirt and complaining because my hands were cold on the ride home. Today, I’m wearing a jacket and gloves.
I’ve been squeezed for time in general lately, so I’ve had to fit my neighborhood visits in when I can. Coupled with the progressively earlier sunsets of autumn, this has sometimes led to artificial deadlines. I visited Bushwick on Saturday … Continue reading
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Tagged bars, BMT Canarsie Line, Broadway Junction, Bushwick, caged animals, Puerto Rican neighborhoods, Queens, shoes on a wire, sidewalk preachers, tortillas, trips on bike, Week 26 - Bushwick
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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.
Tagged Barren Island, Breezy Point, broken glass, Brooklyn, Brooklyn photos, Dead Horse Bay, Floyd Bennett Field, Jacob Riis Park, Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge, photos, Plumb Beach, Queens, Rockaway, Week 23 - Plumb Beach
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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Tagged bicycling, bike lanes, BMT Brighton Line, Breezy Point, Brooklyn, Dead Horse Bay, Gerritsen Beach Inlet, glass beach, Jacob Riis Park, Plumb Beach, Queens, Rockaway, sandwiches, Sheepshead Bay, Week 23 - Plumb Beach
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This installment features a few awful uses of space, a few examples of wall art, and a few religious houses. And, of course, a few shoes hanging from wires.
Tagged Brooklyn, Brooklyn photos, City Line, Conduit Boulevard, opened fire hydrants, Ozone Park, photos, Queens, shoes on a wire, wall art, wastes of space, Week 21 - City Line