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Bushwick in photos

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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.

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Red Hook in photos

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Thanks to Forgotten New York for helping me to identify many of the sights in this gallery, particularly the giant red “R”. (I love the line “anyone who uses the word ‘nabes’ should be locked in a room with rabid opossums”; … Continue reading

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City Line in photos

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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.

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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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Tompkins Park North in photos

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This week’s images are as varied as the complexion of this neighborhood. (Although I suppose that’s always the case.)

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One neighborhood, multiple identities

Those of you who follow me on Twitter might have seen today’s New York Times article on the gentrification (and not) of certain Brooklyn neighborhoods. It’s a puff piece, reporting what residents of unchanged neighborhoods think about those that have gentrified, instead of … Continue reading

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