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The Navy Yard and the Constellation

by 01/01/2002
Neighborhood: Brooklyn, Williamsburg

New York City and the US Navy have a relationship that goes right back to the very beginning of the Navy. This is to be expected for a city that is this country’s major Atlantic port. From 1801-1966, the principle site for the Navy-New York relationship was in Brooklyn, at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Its […]

Breathing in the Dead

by 11/27/2001
Neighborhood: Brooklyn, Williamsburg

On Friday September 28th, just after the sun had gone down, the remaining glow of the day was fighting the oncoming storm clouds moving in from the southwest over Jersey. The day had been gloomy and the light had been pearly gray throughout the afternoon. The air was cool and summer was clearly over. Coming […]