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Farragut: Brooklyn’s Oreo cookie

In my last post, I discussed why sightseeing while running doesn’t work so well if you’re taking pictures. A good picture requires you to stand still, and stop-and-go is awful for a runner. (When you don’t have a camera, running … 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 Navy Yard. My goal of 12 miles afforded me some … Continue reading

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Sheepshead Bay in photos

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Of most interest to me in this week’s collection: the two buildings not flush to the street. Were these poorly built, or did they face an ancient road at one point? One oversight I realized while putting this together: I didn’t take … Continue reading

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Smelling the salty Sheepshead Bay air

My friend Michael, who had joined me on my trip to Brighton Beach, took me for a tour of his native Sheepshead Bay on Sunday. This time, he brought his 12-year-old twins along for the ride. We also met up … Continue reading

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Georgetown, Brooklyn: a tranquil slice of suburbia

In which I discover that Georgetown has more in common with suburbia than with Brownstone Brooklyn. Continue reading

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