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This photograph features a dry dock that was part of Todd Shipyards in Red Hook. This image was taken to document the reopening of the dock, which had been expanded to a length of 730 feet and a total capacity … Continue reading
Sady and I took a trip down to nearby Red Hook to teach 4th graders at PS 27 about oral history. We played clips from BHS collections and discussed them with the kids, who were learning about Weeksville, Bed-Stuy and … Continue reading
Yesterday, we hosted the Brooklyn Real Estate Roundtable. I wasn’t there, but according to the Brooklyn Paper this morning, Red Hook developer Greg O’Connell (who built the Fairway) is proposing a high-end wedding hall near the end of Van Dyke … Continue reading
MTV’s Real World: Brooklyn premiered last night. I haven’t seen the show since the 1990s and although I admit to being curious about their Red Hook habitat, I think reading the Recaps on Gawker will suffice: Every time they mentioned … Continue reading
A film from our exhibit Counter/Culture, curated by James and Karla Murray, is included in this festival!