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Monthly Archive for January, 2011

Honor Roll Defacement Arouses Residents of Flatlands Section Residents in the area of Flatbush and Nostrand Aves. have become aroused over the obliteration of 100 names of service men from a neighborhood honor roll— but quick repairs were in prospect today. The plaque at 1544 Flatbush Ave., in the Flatlands section, contains 600 names. According […]

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When I was child, Brownsville existed in a large enclave, the outer borders of which I was only dimly aware. Surrounded by the Negro violence of the Bedford-Stuyvesant district, the Nazi “gemutchlichkeit” of Ridgewood, the Slavic solemnity of East New York, the middle-class gentility of East Flatbush and the garbage dumps of Canarsie, Brownsville was […]

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