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Photo of the Week: Harry Kalmus Photographs

I rarely see an ice cream truck around Brooklyn that isn’t Mr. Softee, so it was a pleasant surprise to come across this photograph from the Harry Kalmus collection. In this photo of the week, children are getting ice cream … Continue reading

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Brooklyn History Photo of the Week: Harry Kalmus

Harry Kalmus (1924-1987) was born and raised in the Brooklyn neighborhood of East New York. After serving in World War II, he returned to Brooklyn and began his career as a commercial photographer. In addition to contract work for businesses … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Happy New Year!

Now that the holidays are behind us, the focus has shifted to the season of glitter, champagne, and the midnight ball drop. In Brooklyn, there are hundreds of events and parties to ring in the New Year. Whether you’re prepping … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Science stuff

Over the weekend, I went to the Maker Faire on the grounds of the New York Hall of Science in Corona, Queens.  I was overwhelmed by the many booths manned by techy scientists, but also pleasantly reminded of the experimenting … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Science stuff

Over the weekend, I went to the Maker Faire on the grounds of the New York Hall of Science in Corona, Queens.  I was overwhelmed by the many booths manned by techy scientists, but also pleasantly reminded of the experimenting … Continue reading

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