Month: April 2008

Howe’s Brooklyn: Brooklyn Bridge Receives Love From Artist Community on its 125th Anniversary

For its 125th anniversary, the BROOKLYN BRIDGE will be feted in high style by several local artists inspired by her gothic arches and majestic span. TABLA RASA GALLERY’S exhibition “Bridge as Icon” will showcase the work of Fort Greene resident Ramona Candy, Stephen Basso of Bensonhurst, Park Slopers Gregory Frux, Nick Savides, Lucille Nurkse, Simon..

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Howe’s Brooklyn: Red Hook’s O’Connell Family Revealed as Rescuer of Beloved Cheyenne Diner

THE CHEYENNE DINER, one of the last original railcar-style diners in Manhattan, has closed its doors at 33rd Street and Ninth Avenue to make way for a nine-story residential and commercial development, reported AmNewYork’s Urbanite. Instead of being slated for demolition, however, the neon-lit, chrome trimmed diner will be starting a new chapter in Red..

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