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A close call with polio

August 22 | William A. Gralnick

Come summer in Brooklyn, it was time for the pilgrimage to the...

Fat Freddie

July 22 | William A. Gralnick

About whom was said this? “In 1938, the cagey veteran was Brooklyn...

Doggie in the window

July 15 | William A. Gralnick

He’s not as pretty as the model who was given our...

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Babi Yar redux

July 1 | William A. Gralnick

Brooklyn has decided to refurbish the Babi Yar Triangle. This is a...

What a hoot!

June 24 | William A. Gralnick

I’ve always loved listening to birds. When I was a...

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A Brooklyn loyalist

June 17 | William A. Gralnick

Most everyone in Brooklyn, and maybe the nation, knows that Barbra Streisand...