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Monthly Archives: January 2009
Yesterday I had one of those “small world” experiences that reinforces the idea that there aren’t many degrees of separation between all of us (and Kevin Bacon). Every Wednesday I volunteer at the Brooklyn Historical Society, helping Oral History Coordinator … Continue reading
The Astroland Rocket of Coney Island finally found a new home. Former Astroland co-owner, Carol Hill Albert donated the super-awesome Rocket to the NYC Economic Development Corp. on behalf of the Coney Island History Project. We still don’t know where … Continue reading
Ok, so, this post isn’t Brooklyn-related, but this is an important document of our times: Watch George H.W. Bush telling an infuriating joke about women: I’m looking forward to having the space to discuss the ramifications of things like … Continue reading
Check out this great, and kinda creepy, video about the Brooklyn Navy Yard – it features Rubena Ross, a woman we’ve interviewed for the Brooklyn Navy Yard Oral History Project. The City Concealed: Brooklyn Navy Yard from Thirteen.org on Vimeo.