Happy New Year!

Costumed revelers dance to Funkadelic at the Polar Bear Plunge on New Year’s Day in 2013. Photo by Hannah Frishberg


    Before you head out to the annual Polar Bear Plunge on Coney Island today — the festivities start at 1 p.m. — we have some holiday-themed reading for your day. First up: Our predictions for 2016.

    Later in the morning, Brownstoner columnist Suzanne Spellen, aka Montrose Morris, will treat us to a dive into the New Year traditions of 19th-century Brooklynites. Happy New Year!

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