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A Maestro At The Met

“I work all the time,” Jaron Benjamin, the new executive director of the Metropolitan Council on Housing (better known as Met Council) says with a laugh.

WARNING: Vultures Eyeing NYCHA

Looking north, east, or west from the roof of my Williamsburg apartment building, you can see plenty of steel-and-glass condos either recently built or nearing completion. But to the south, red brick projects dominate the skyline.

Welcome to Nyack

Bill Batson illustrates and writes a weekly column on NyackNewsAndViews.com called “Nyack Sketch Log.”

Seaside Stories

As the sun starts to heat up the streets of Bensonhurst, men share in a collective nostalgia fortified by the afternoons they spend together.

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The Brooklyn Rail

MAY 2013

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