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Photos: Barnacle Parade 2019

October 30 | Corazon Aguirre

It may have been cloudy and misty on Tuesday, but hundreds of people gathered at the corner of Pioneer and Van Brunt Street regardless to celebrate Red Hook’s Seventh Annual Barnacle Parade. People of all ages showed up with creative, colorful costumes that aligned with the year’s theme: “Hook-Lantis,” a Red Hook underwater.  The Barnacle […]

NYCHA’s post-Sandy rebuild mired in delays and dubious contracts

October 29 | Claudia Irizarry Aponte and Greg B. Smith, THE CITY

This story was originally published on Oct. 29 by THE CITY. In March 2015, Mayor Bill de Blasio trekked to Brooklyn’s Red Hook Houses to announce what he dubbed the biggest single Federal Emergency Management Agency grant in history: $3 billion to rebuild and upgrade city public housing developments slammed by Superstorm Sandy in 2012. […]

Red Hook to commemorate Sandy anniversary at annual Barnacle Parade

October 28 | Meaghan McGoldrick

The Red Hook community will come together Tuesday for the sixth annual Barnacle Parade, an event held each year in commemoration of Superstorm Sandy. This year’s parade will fall on the seventh anniversary of the superstorm, which touched down in New York on Oct. 12, 2012, rocking several of the city’s coastal communities. Red Hook […]

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