Afternoon Links: Nathan’s Turns 100, Construction of Dumbo’s Luxe 1 John Street Nears Finish Line

Coney Island. Photo by Bob Schaffer via Flickr


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    Nathan’s Century of Coney Island Hot Dog History [NYDN]
    Activists, Wine-Lovers Clash Outside Industry City Event [BK Paper]
    Touring 1 John Street, Dumbo’s Waterfront Condo With Lovely Views [Curbed]
    Red Hook Residents Ask If Streetcar Could Be “Ruined in a Flood” [Gothamist]
    1877 Ad for Brooklyn Furniture Company Ignites ASCII Art Mystery [Atlantic]
    Fort Greene Resident Inducted Into U.S. Chess Hall of Fame [News12]
    ‘Burg Fuel-Tank Tech Hub Plan Shot Down By Park Advocates [DNA]

    Comment of the Day

    Even if the F express platform could be restored at Bergen, in the mornings it would cause significant bunching on the upper local platform next to the stairs as passengers wait to see which train comes first. If the platform clocks could be installed and guaranteed to work well, that might alleviate problems (as passengers would just go to whichever F platform was coming first).

    — boerumresident in Express F Train Tradeoffs: Shorten Commutes in Brownstone Belt or Southern Brooklyn?

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