Monthly Archives: March 2019

Photo of the Week: A Man and His Dog in Prospect Park

In Prospect Park a dapper fellow sits on a bench, cigarette in hand, and dog by his side. Most likely, this pair of friends are patiently awaiting the first signs of springtime just as we all are doing here in … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Coffey Park, 1934

Coffey Park sits snug in the middle of Red Hook. Before it was Coffey Park, it was Red Hook Park. Before that it was a patch of land in a developing neighborhood of Brooklyn. Due to the rise of the … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Dedication of Bronze Plaque on Samuel F.B. Morse Monument, April 27th, 1968

Samuel Finley Breese Morse, the American painter and inventor of the telegraph, died on April 2nd, 1872 in New York City and was subsequently buried in Green-Wood Cemetery in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Greenwood Heights. Years later in honor of … Continue reading

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