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In the 1990’s New York’s waterways was less grandiose, than it had been in years prior, but it still had its gems here and there. One such gem, Leonard Thomas, affectionately known as the “Chicken Man'', worked a career that spanned several...

Subjects: Individuals

In the latter half of the 1800s, grain was king in Red Hook, Brooklyn.  Boats loaded with grain would float down the Erie Canal, then down the Hudson River to the grain storehouses of Atlantic Basin, and later, in an even bigger way, Erie...

In 1953, Thomas Thompson, cook aboard Dalzell Towing's tugboat Datzellera, wrote a guest column for the Brooklyn Eagle's feature Harbor Lights.   “I am allocated $10.05 per day to feed six men, three meals apiece, or a total of 18 meals...

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The storehouses of Atlantic Dock were originally built for storing goods from ships, but as trade routes changed many were converted into factory spaces. In 1913 the William J. Tulin Company had a large candy making operation, at 1 and 3 Atlantic...

AR Hot Bagels 350 Van Brunt Street Brooklyn, NY 11231 (Van Brunt corner of Sullivan Street) (718) 403-9342 M-F 4:30 am-4:00 pm Sat 5:00 am-2:00 pm A sandwich shop focused on bagels and rolls, with some wraps. Bottled juices, coffee, tea and some...

Street address: 350 Van Brunt Street

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