Clifton Place is named after Robert Clifton, who was a vestryman at Guion Church (named for the missionary Rev. Alvah Guion of the mid 1800s in Central Brooklyn), which later became St. George Episcopal Church at Marcy and Gates Avenues.
'Brother, I'm Dying'
Edwidge Danticat's book tells, in a painfully personal way, the blood- and tear-laced story of the U.S. relationship with Haiti. (read)
Brooklyn Ron Writes of Growing Up in Bed-Stuy
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Washington Square Bark and Its Dogs
Gentrification of Fort Greene
Spike says Brooklyn, not Harlem, is the capital of Black America (read)