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Category Archives: Brooklyn
I have never been one for long, drawn-out goodbyes, but I continue to struggle to find the appropriate words to adequately describe the last seven years and three months that I have lived in the greatest city in the world. … Continue reading
One last view from Jefferson Street before the move to Washington, D.C., is complete.
New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn was among the officials who distributed flyers at a Brooklyn intersection earlier on Tuesday, Sept. 27, about a reported anti-gay attack earlier this month. Police say Julius “Stinky” Wright sexually assaulted a 24-year-old … Continue reading
Police say a 21-year-old man used anti-gay slurs against a man as he sexually assaulted him on a Brooklyn street earlier this month. Julius “Stinky” Wright allegedly approached the 24-year-old man on Myrtle Avenue around 3:30 a.m. on Sept. 5. … Continue reading
New York City officials late on Friday, Sept. 23, condemned a reported hate crime against a gay man who was walking home in Brooklyn earlier this month. The man was walking in Bedford-Stuyvesant at 3:30 a.m. on Sept. 5 when … Continue reading
Brooklyn politicians have expressed outrage after police officers detained City Councilmember Jumaane Williams earlier today during the annual West Indian Day Parade. The Daily News reported that New York Police Department officers handcuffed and detained Williams and Kirsten John Foy, … Continue reading
Good riddance Irene!
I shot this from my bedroom window on Jefferson Street in Bushwick around 7:50 a.m. as the center of Hurricane Irene passed within 30 miles of the city. Leaves and some tree branches have come down, while the sunflowers that … Continue reading
The brunt of Hurricane Irene continues to bear down on Bushwick. The lights have flickered a couple of times here on Jefferson Street, but we thankfully still have electricity. A tree in our backyard continues to lean. The wind has … Continue reading