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Olde Brooklyn in Prints

SNOW OR NO SNOW, this evening’s opening reception and gallery talk (and wine and cheese…) at the Brooklyn Historical Society is going ahead as planned. The images in Brooklyn in Prints, which is curated by Manhattan’s Old Print Shop and … Continue reading

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Moving Blues

THIS MOVING BUSINESS is starting to get to me. I’m doing two simultaneous moves from my 2BR Boerum Hill duplex: one to a 1BR garden floor-through a couple of blocks away, and one to a cottage in Springs, a few … Continue reading

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The Unprotected

BROOKLYN HAS ITS SHARE of silly neighborhood acronyms. The best is DUMBO for “Down under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass;” the worst is BOCOCA for Boerum Hill/Cobble Hill/Carroll Gardens, which I’ve never heard anyone say out loud. Now there’s a new … Continue reading

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The Unprotected

Brooklyn, land of funny neighborhood acronyms — the best is DUMBO (“Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass”) — has yet another one. You heard it here first: it’s BECOSMI, and it stands for “Between Court and Smith.” What’s not so … Continue reading

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