Labor Day Fun in Red Hook with Snap

Sep 03, 12 Labor Day Fun in Red Hook with Snap

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For delicious, organic food in Brooklyn, nothing beats the Snap food truck. This unique experience, run by the husband and wife team Zeph and Liz Courtney, is coming to a street near you. Their story is a typical one, but their execution is purely unique. Growing up in Chicago, Liz loved her Chicago-style hot dogs. When she moved...

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Spike Lee Puts Spotlight on Red Hooks

Jan 31, 12 Spike Lee Puts Spotlight on Red Hooks

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When Spike Lee makes a new project, he doesn’t just make it — he breathes it. Last summer, Lee quietly filmed his latest movie set in the Red Hook Houses of Brooklyn.   Using Brooklyn’s largest housing project as his backdrop, he spent 19 days there filming the story of a boy’s adventures. Residence Speak And it’s always telling to...

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Trash Cans in Red Hook Only for the Rich, Study Finds

Jun 14, 11 Trash Cans in Red Hook Only for the Rich, Study Finds

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Great Trash Can Divide in Red Hook Six high school seniors spent hours after school counting trash cans and observing trash to discover that the more gentrified part of the Red Hook neighborhood in Brooklyn is incomparably cleaner than the poorer, residential areas. The students’ efforts were done with the backing of the community...

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NYC Subway Wired Two Years Ahead of Schedule

Jan 09, 17 NYC Subway Wired Two Years Ahead of Schedule

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Twenty-seventeen will be the year New Yorkers will remember as the year the NYC subway system got wired. As of January 9, practically all underground stations will have cell phone and Wi-Fi service. The mammoth project was rushed along by Governor Andrew Cuomo in early 2016, inspiring Transit Wireless and the MTA to really get...

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Bored to Death Says Goodbye to Brooklyn

Many Brooklyn residents are about to be bored to death again. That’s because the HBO show called “Bored to Death” was just cancelled after three seasons. With the news heavy in the air, the show’s creator, Jonathan Ames, pledged to buy any fan a drink who came to the Brooklyn Inn bar in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn...

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