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Cobble Hill

  • New York in the movies: Moonstruck.

    My first apartment — rented when I moved off-campus after my sophomore year of college — was not in New York City. It was in Yonkers, a city often (wrongly) assumed to be…

  • Getting settled.

    Sorry to leave you with those yelling goats for so long! Friday was our big Brooklyn moving day. We said goodbye to DUMBO and hello (again) to Cobble Hill. The two neighborhoods…

  • How about we try this again, Brooklyn?

    Just about a year ago, Evan and I rented an apartment in DUMBO. It was the first time we’d lived in Brooklyn since we relocated to upstate New York nine years ago,…

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    Nine years ago.

    These photos of my old brownstone apartment on Henry Street in Brooklyn were taken in 1999 or 2000 or so. It’s funny to see how differently I lived then; how important it…