Tag Archives: Brighton Beach

Photo of the Week: April Snow Showers

The weather was so perfect two weekends ago. It was warm. I wore sandals. I bought some plants and planted them in pots on my roof. I was in the best mood, and the city seemed like the best place … Continue reading

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Brooklyn History Photo of the Week: Music Pavilion, ca.1880

This stereoscopic photograph shows a crowd watching a performance at an outdoor stage in Brighton Beach. The various resorts on Coney Island were home to many musical performances and other amusements. Anton Seidl conducted at this venue fourteen times per … Continue reading

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The Brooklyn Shore

Once described as the “nation’s playground,”  (well, at least in the image above) the Brooklyn shore used to be the hot place to holiday. Except, back then, it was less Snooki, and more on par with a holiday Monsieur Hulot … Continue reading

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