Before it was multimillion dollar condos, Red Hook’s 160 Imlay was a site for shenanigans
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Before it was multimillion dollar condos, Red Hook’s 160 Imlay was a site for shenanigans

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What’s now being marketed as a ‘Super Penthouse’ was once accessible only by a single rotted ladder – but what a view.

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Experience 7 minutes in an ’80s Brooklyn crew in ‘Bury Me With the Lo On’
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Experience 7 minutes in an ’80s Brooklyn crew in ‘Bury Me With the Lo On’

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Released in conjunction with a book by the same name, the film consists of home videos showing the Lo Life crew in their heyday, boosting Polo Ralph Lauren.

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60 years ago, the Brooklyn Dodgers played their last game
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60 years ago, the Brooklyn Dodgers played their last game

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They cheered let’s keep the Dodgers in Brooklyn, but now we recall how there used to be a ballpark. I never saw the boys of […]

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Where have all the lesbian bars gone? A guide to Brooklyn spaces for queer women
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Where have all the lesbian bars gone? A guide to Brooklyn spaces for queer women

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Lesbian bars have inexplicably disappeared, but the borough still has a number of decidedly safe spaces for gay women to socialize and chill.

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Park Slope’s Pavilion did not have bedbugs, it has been posthumously revealed
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Park Slope’s Pavilion did not have bedbugs, it has been posthumously revealed

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One dog could change the storied theater’s legacy. Kona, a bedbug sniffing dog, recently declared the Pavilion bedbug free,

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Photos: Open hydrants, stoop hangouts – relive old school Brooklyn
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Photos: Open hydrants, stoop hangouts – relive old school Brooklyn

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Relive 20th century Brooklyn through one Italian family’s photos, and the lovingly annotated pictures of Anthony Catalano.

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10 of Brooklyn’s weirdest places from ‘Secret Brooklyn: An Unusual Guide’
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10 of Brooklyn’s weirdest places from ‘Secret Brooklyn: An Unusual Guide’

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Brooklyn’s best kept secrets are often hidden in plain sight.

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Jay-Z references Dumbo on his new album and gets his historic real estate values wrong
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Jay-Z references Dumbo on his new album and gets his historic real estate values wrong

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Lyrical artistry aside, Jay-Z’s Dumbo real estate building appreciation estimations are a bit off.

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Win a special access tour inside the NY State Pavilion with Untapped Cities
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Win a special access tour inside the NY State Pavilion with Untapped Cities

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You know that crazy spaceship-lookin thing you occasionally drive past in Flushing? Now you can go inside.

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The Conductor’s tale: Subway secrets from an MTA employee
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The Conductor’s tale: Subway secrets from an MTA employee

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From hidden entrances to easily missed public art in abandoned stations, here are some insider tips on subway quirks to keep your eyes peeled for.

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