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Catalpas and Princesses

“Do you know how, once you learn something you start seeing it everywhere?”

No joke, my friend in Kingston, New York said this to me as I was snapping a photo from her roof, of a tree I kept seeing all day, the catalpa, which is plentiful in that part of the Hudson valley. 409 more words

Saturday Side Note: Drunk in New York

Sort of a weird Saturday Side Note, but I was feeling really homesick for NYC, and just sort of sad in general lately, and I jotted this short bit down on my phone.  402 more words


Strong Rope Brewery

We visited Strong Rope Brewery, a small craft brewing company in Gowanus, on a cold and snowy day. We were one of only a few patrons of the brewery, but we found it the perfect way to spend such a wintry afternoon. 137 more words

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by Mitchell Grabois

1. I have lived too long with imaginary friends, and with imaginary paintings. My father told me I was a bum and would always be a bum. 303 more words


Photo Monday - Gowanus Canal

The girls have their gymnastics classes at PowerPlay in Gowanus. It’s kind of a weird neighborhood. Lots of industrial space and some more residential areas. Little bits of streets with lovely buildings and shops followed by blocks uninspiring concrete boxes with trucks coming and going. 185 more words

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'Like Darts, But On Steroids': Axe-Throwing Hits Brooklyn

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Axe-throwing has arrived in New York.

A popular event in lumberjack competitions, the sport began in Canada before making its way across the U.S. 207 more words

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