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  1. Screaming Phantoms, Tomahawks, Phantom Lords, Dirty Ones and other...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | The Bowery Boys

    The Dirty Ones, a notorious gang from Williamsburg. My new column for A24 Films is up on their site devoted to culture and events from 1981.

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  2. A very happy 50th birthday to the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge! Ten...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | The Bowery Boys

    The new span in 1964, photographed by the Wurts Brothers The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge -- the first land crossing between Staten Island and the rest of New York City -- officially opened for traffic fifty years ago today. It is one of America's greatest bridges and a graceful monumental presence in New York Harbor.

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  3. More signs of 'A Most Violent Year': New movie tie-in columnRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | The Bowery Boys

    Looking over the East River at Brooklyn and Queens, 1981, where much of the film's action takes place. A few weeks ago I posted the trailer to the new film by JC Chandor called A Most Violent Yea r , set in New York City in 1981.

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  4. Haunted Hipsters: Four Ghost Stories of BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | The Bowery Boys

    Dark skies over the Brooklyn Bridge, from a 1905 postcard PODCAST Brooklyn is the setting for this quartet of classic ghost stories, all set before the independent city was an official borough of New York City. This is a Brooklyn of old stately mansions and farms, with railroad tracks laid through forests and large tracks of land carved up, awaiting development.

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  5. For Whom The Ghost Tolls: A Haunting in Bedford-StuyvesantRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | The Bowery Boys

    The corner of Stuyvesant and Jefferson in 1900, looking much the way it does today. The haunted house in question is a half a block south of this photo.

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  6. 8th Annual New York Ghost Stories Podcast rises from the grave this ThursdayRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | The Bowery Boys

    It's our favorite time of year -- time for the annual Bowery Boys New York ghost stories podcast. The new show -- featuring four more frightening tales -- will be available this Thursday.

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  7. Happy Rosh Hashanah! Images of Jewish New Years' pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | The Bowery Boys

    Look to the stars children! A vintage Rosh Hashanah card manufactured by the Williamsburg Art Company in the 1920s. Rosh Hashanah is here -- the first of Tishrei, year 5775.

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  8. The tale of two hospitals: Enjoy the 'inexpressibly nauseating'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | The Bowery Boys

    Syms operating theater at Roosevelt Hospital in 1900, perhaps one of the cleanest places in Manhattan! It was not a fair fight. In 1895, in celebrating the innovative new surgery building at Roosevelt Hospital , the New York Times decided to compare its revolutionary new features to an antiquated hospital, one that had been serving patients for decades in that metropolis right across the water -- Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn.

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  9. New York City's 'stripped and abandoned' car crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | The Bowery Boys

    The fate of an automobile at Breezy Point, 1973 The abandoned car, that most dramatic symbol of urban blight, is a sight that has pretty much vanished from most New York City streets.

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  10. The cocaine fiends of the Gilded Age: New York stages an intervention ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | The Bowery Boys

    We once lived in a world when cocaine was in nearly everything -- pain relievers, muscle relaxers, wine, fountain drinks, cigarettes, hair tonics, feminine products.

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  11. Lauren Bacall's Guide on How To Become A Successful Model in New York City, 1941Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | The Bowery Boys

    Lauren Bacall, the cinema and stage legend who died yesterday at age 89, was once the less enigmatic Betty Joan Perske, a New York girl with a lot of moxie.

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  12. History in the making 6/10: Sign of the Times EditionRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | The Bowery Boys

    Picture courtesy Steve Welsh/Flickr One of the most striking sights in Brooklyn is the old Kentile Floors sign in Gowanus, a pleasant sight to those who pass it daily and one of the last vestiges of non-franchise billboard art in the city.

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  13. Come to the Airdome! Over 100 years of outdoor movies in NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2014 | The Bowery Boys

    An outdoor movie theater in Brighton Beach, 1920. It's outdoor movie time again in New York City! The tradition of screening films in city parks at dusk has become more popular than ever.

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