Noted: Longer Reads & Listens About Streets, Shores, And History

Noted: Longer Reads & Listens About Streets, Shores, And History
Cortelyou Road by Antonio M Rosario.

The Last Stand of Brooklyn’s Underground Railroad – A rowhouse with a storied history is facing demolition (Atlas Obscura)

The Brooklyn Heights Promenade Was a Robert Moses Head Fake – Thomas J. Campanella writes in New York Mag.

Everybody Knows – As the leading targets of hate crimes, Jews are routinely being attacked in the streets of New York City. So why is no one acting like it’s a big deal? Armin Rosen questions in the Tablet Mag.

Councilmember Justin Brannan (Bay Ridge), who has been named the chair of a new Committee on Resiliency and Waterfronts, talks to City Limits about resiliency, Sandy, and how (un)prepared we are to face a disaster.


LOADING ZONES: DOT is Finally Taking Back Some Streets From Car Storage! – Streetsblog on DOT’s pilot program in Brooklyn (Greene Avenue from Cumberland Street to Classon Avenue in Fort Greene: about 13 blocks; Bergen Street from New York Avenue to Sixth Avenue in Crown Heights/Prospect Heights: about nine blocks;  Manhattan Avenue from Ainslie Street to Bayard Street in Williamsburg/Greenpoint: about nine blocks)

And a few shorter reads:

Meet The Brooklyn Woman Who Single-Handedly Drained The LIE During Monday Night’s Storm – Gothamist

New Bushwick Web Series Highlighting Gentrification Is Now Streaming – Bushwick Daily

Family Struggles With $10K Vet Bill After Clinton Hill Dog Attack – A Brooklyn family was sitting at an outdoor cafe when a dog bit their Australian Shepherd and wouldn’t let go. Now they’re asking for help- Patch


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