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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: Bedford Avenue YMCA

In 1853 the first YMCA in Brooklyn opened its doors. Back then, the mission of the Young Men’s Christian Association was more evangelical than anything – but they did have a swimming pool and other such facilities. The Bedford Avenue … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Daisies

For the next several weeks, we are revisiting some of our favorite photos of the week. We hope you enjoy looking back with us as we prepare new posts for the New Year. The photo of the week depicts children … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Cat named “Lazybones”

For the next several weeks, we are revisiting some of our favorite photos of the week. We hope you enjoy looking back with us as we prepare new posts for the New Year. The photo of the week depicts a … Continue reading

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