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Brooklyn: A State of mind – 125 original stories from America's most colorful City.

I’m  in the midst of reading this terrific book. It features an eclectic smorgasbord of essays, articles, interviews, art and photographs about the most beloved and often misunderstood City in America. 180 more words

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Celebrating winter with old Brooklyn businesses

The Brooklyn Public Library has a wonderful digitized collection of late 19th century business cards from hundreds of shops and companies located in the teeming city of Brooklyn. 121 more words

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More old Business postcards courtesy of the Brooklyn Public Library.

What's on the menu at the Brighton Beach Hotel?

At the turn of the last century, the sprawling Brighton Beach Hotel served as a more upscale seaside resort than its neighbor, Coney Island.

And if you were wrapping up your summer vacation there in 1906, you’d probably make dinner plans at the hotel restaurant. 147 more words

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Lady G. reblogged this on The Realm Of Olde Brooklyn and commented:

If you thought today's restaurants have delicious entrees and choices, check out this 1906 menu from the Brighton Beach Hotel. It will make you starving! The wine list alone is a mile long. The prices can't be beat either. You could have a scrumptious 3 or more course feast for probably under $10.00

Witty Ads #3–1900

I can’t tell if this ad is for men or women. It’s for coloring and dressing human hair. But if they are referring to a ‘little knot of hair’ in the back of the head, I’m assuming they mean those prim little buns women wore. 143 more words

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