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A Tree Grows In Brooklyn - by Betty Smith (1943)

This classic novel follows the life of the impoverished Nolan family, living in Brooklyn during the early 1900’s. Johnny is the musical, fun-loving father, Katie the mother who is the main financial provider for the family, Francie the 11-year-old daughter, and Neeley the 10-year-old son. 233 more words

Fiction

BROOKLYN BRIDGE WALK

The first thing I did in NYC after checking into the hotel and taking a subway was walking the Brooklyn Bridge; one of the best engineering feat’s of the 19th century. 65 more words

Travel

West 14 Street

He persisted to fuck her, even though he couldn’t get hard. He acted abnormally, because of a bunch of weed he smoked, for celebrating he was not his friend Larry, who intended to rob a bank while he was on 18 tablets of Zanies and got jailed. 1,002 more words

Brooklyn

New York City: A Bridge, A Memorial, A Meal

I am part of a rare breed of people living in New York; we are known as native New Yorkers. During my time in this great city, I’ve seen New York be an ethnically diverse city, a city in turmoil, a city in healing, a city awakening to become an economic powerhouse, a gentrified playground for the rich and an economic impossibility for the poor and middle class. 445 more words

Foodie

UPCOMING RAPPER BOBBY SHMURDA IS STAYING OUT OF TROUBLE IN BROOKLYN

It’s been a (relatively) good week for Bobby
Shmurda. The Brooklyn district attorney’s office
announced that one of the big charges levied
against Shmurda, real name Ackquille Pollard, has… 202 more words

Entertainment

Picnic Polish style and a cake for lazy people

To celebrate the arrival of our stepdads sister (let’s call her The Lovely R) from Poland, a picnic was organised at the lovely McKell Park in Brooklyn, a mere 25 minute drive from the homestead. 590 more words

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