Tag Archives: Brooklyn

Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks, 2014

Before and during the 4th of July fireworks on the East River from Brooklyn Heights Advertisements

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Salt Marsh Nature Center

Marine Park, Brooklyn When I was a kid this was a dumping ground for abandoned cars and boats…..some parts of New York City do get better.

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odds & ends: Remains

remain: to be left after the removal, loss, destruction, etc., of all else car Gerritsen Creek art installation? Gerritsen Creek barge Luyster’s Creek table legs Bushwick heart-shaped tree Forest Park

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Brooklyn Gothic; Wallabout

The neighborhood of Wallabout was recently designated as a landmark district largely because it contains  one of the greatest concentration of remaining pre-Civil War wood-frame houses in NYC. Amongst the well maintained houses on Vanderbilt Avenue, just south of the … Continue reading

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Transforming Coney Island

Only time for a quick stop, a hot dog from Nathan’s Famous and a brief look around…. starlings hope to share my lunch…. a new ride…. next to the old, and beloved, ChaCha’s…. not much left on the Bowery…. the … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Botanic Garden Reflections

reflections in the lily pond

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newtown creek and grand st. bridge

The Newtown Creek has been one of the most polluted waterways in NYC for over 150 years. “Newtown creek for many years has been a source of nuisance. It receives the contents of several of the large sewers of Brooklyn … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day; Brooklyn Doorways

Doorways in Prospect Lefferts and Crown Heights

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Photo of the Day; Crumbling Castle

The old 75th precinct (formerly the 153rd) on Liberty Ave. when it was new c.1890  and now   The building served as a church in the 1970’s, but has been abandoned ever since then. archival photo from police n.y.

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Photo of the Day: miller ave.

miller ave., a photo by dppuchol on Flickr.    

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