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In the latter half of the 1800s, grain was king in Red Hook, Brooklyn.  Boats loaded with grain would float down the Erie Canal, then down the Hudson River to the grain storehouses of Atlantic Basin, and later, in an even bigger way, Erie...

In 1953, Thomas Thompson, cook aboard Dalzell Towing's tugboat Datzellera, wrote a guest column for the Brooklyn Eagle's feature Harbor Lights.   “I am allocated $10.05 per day to feed six men, three meals apiece, or a total of 18 meals...

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Nobletree Coffee 499 Van Brunt Street Brooklyn, NY 11231 718-643-6080 A coffee roaster located in one of Red Hook's remaining historic waterfront warehouses.  There is no longer a mention of a tasting room on their website but their coffee can...

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"No man ever, perhaps, got so much the best of old Beard as did Louis Heineman, the housemover of the Twelfth ward.” (The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, July 19, 1891)   When Louis Heineman died in 1904, he was reportedly 104 years old, and likely the...

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