Tag Archives: Walt Whitman

Ample Hills Creamery reveals new Brooklyn-themed flavors

Today, Ample Hills co-owner Brian Smith unveiled nine new ice cream flavors rooted in Brooklyn history. Continue reading

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Happy 194th birthday, Walt Whitman!

“You know I have a fancy for anything out of the ordinary.” – Walt Whitman Poet Walt Whitman, one of Kings County’s most famous literary residents, was born on May 31, 1819. His family came to the City of Brooklyn from … Continue reading

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A walk about Wallabout

I went to the Wallabout area twice this week: on Thursday to visit the museum at BLDG 92, and on Sunday to walk around the neighborhood and to take the guided tour of the Navy Yard. Most of the old … Continue reading

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Clinton Hill: suburban retreat

How Clinton Hill transformed from an upper-crust hideaway to a middle-class neighborhood – and why the architecture is so varied. Continue reading

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A trip to the waterfront

A late-winter walk around the Fulton Ferry Historic District, with a stop at Grimaldi’s. Continue reading

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