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Manhattan Skyline Time Lapse – In A Brooklyn Minute (Week 101)

A day in the life of the Manhattan skyline as seen from a window in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Time lapse of an unexpectedly cloudless April 4th. Thank you to Meghan Scibona (SMXL) for…

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Manhattan Bridge View – In A Brooklyn Minute (Week 97)

The view from the subway crossing the Manhattan Bridge with the Brooklyn Bridge, Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan skyline is one of my favorite views of the city. From my earliest days…

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Easter Bonnet Parade – In A Brooklyn Minute (Week 102)

The 5th Avenue Easter Bonnet Parade in Manhattan is the most fabulous display of fashion anyone has ever thought up for a holiday. Actually, I’d like to believe that the images from this…

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Flushing Meadows World’s Fair (Queens) – In A Brooklyn Minute (Week 90)

Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens hosted the World Fair in 1939/40 and 1964/65 and still features several iconic and slightly extraterrestrial seeming structures left from those fairs. Among the structures at the Flushing…

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Berlin Churches of the 1989 Peaceful Revolution / Kirchen der Friedlichen Revolution – In A Berlin Minute (Week 126)

In days like these, when there are so many uprisings that are answered by violence, I thought it would be a good idea to focus on a positive aspect in German history: The…

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Cosplay at Sakura Matsuri – In A Brooklyn Minute (Week 105)

One of the intriguing features of the Sakura Matsuri (Cherry Blossom Festival) at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden are all the people participating in cosplay, which is a combination of wearing a costume and role-playing based…

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Manchester, England – In Another Minute (Week 137)

This week I went to visit two of my oldest and dearest friends from the Hamburg days, Steph (Stevie) and Giddy (Gitty), who now live in Manchester, England. Of course, Manchester is not just…

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German NYE Tradition: Bleigiessen (Fortune Telling through Molybdomancy) – In A Berlin Minute (Week 139)

Bleigiessen (Molybdomancy) is a North European New Year’s Eve (Silvester) tradition that goes back all the way to Ancient Greece. After you melt a piece of lead or tin on a spoon over…

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