Brooklyn’s grandest arch sits in an 11-acre plaza obstructed in the middle of the borough’s most confusing and dangerous intersections. What do you do with a problem like Grand Army Plaza?
The legendary Gleason’s Gym has been in DUMBO since 1984. In that time, it’s seen the neighborhood flourish around it, while still maintaining it’s gritty, classic style. Ishita Singh sends this audio postcard from the gym floor. [audio:http://thebrooklynink.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/singh_gleasons.mp3]
Last week, Orthodox and Hasidic Jews celebrated Sukkot, a festive harvest holiday that concludes the Jewish holy month of Tishrei. In Borough Park, an enclave of religious Jews, the holiday was celebrated with great fanfare. Photo: Alessi/Brooklyn Ink