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Articles tagged "Brooklyn"

Crossing Bridges

I crossed the Vltava by way of the Charles Bridge. I crossed the Neva by way of the Trinity Bridge. I crossed the Danube by way of the Lion Bridge. I crossed the Moskva by way of the Novoarbatski Bridge. I crossed the Sava by way of Branko’s Bridge. I crossed the Tiber by way of the ponte Sant’Angelo. I crossed the Seine by way of the pont Mirabeau. I crossed the bridges of rusted iron over the immense Paraná, at Gualeguaychú, and the equally mighty...

The City and the Writer: In Brooklyn with Tina Chang

Special City Series / New York City 2011 If each city is like a game of chess, the day when I have learned the rules, I shall finally possess my empire, even if I shall never succeed in knowing all the cities it contains.                     —Italo Calvino, Invisible Cities 1. Can you describe the mood of Brooklyn as you feel/see it? I’ve lived here for a little over ten years now...

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