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Gowanus Canal canoers celebrate early voting with live opera, French horn salute

October 24 | Elizabeth Kuster

Paddlers from the Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club (GDCC) and Brooklyn’s Wide Awakes Navy joined forces with the Metropolitan Horn Authority (MHA) and Harlem-based opera singer and drag performer Shequida Hall on Friday night to create an only-in-Brooklyn musical experience aimed at promoting early voting. The costumed participants boarded their various vessels at the 2nd Street […]

Unique visions of Gowanus on canvas from Derek Buckner, Brooklyn native son

October 21 | Editorial Staff

Gowanus is one of Brooklyn’s most historically significant areas, where much of the Battle of Brooklyn took place. It also evokes an iconic industrial history. And today, amid ‘mixed-bag’ gentrification around one of the world’s most noxious canals, it evolves as part of Brooklyn identity. Derek Buckner, a noted painter and Brooklyn native, has spent […]

Brooklyn sidewalk scenes: Looking at years past

April 30 | Editorial Staff

Graduating students from the William Alexander Middle School in Park Slope await their cue to enter the graduation ceremony at the Brooklyn Academy of Music Brooklyn on Thursday, June 21, 2018.   Doing push-ups at the corner of Hoyt Street and Bergen Street in Brooklyn on Friday, August 26, 2016.   Siblings on Hoyt Street […]

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