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Justin Vogt

Justin Vogt is a freelance journalist living in New Orleans.

Ft. Greene—Keeping it Local

In September of 2000, Fleet Bank began notifying non-profit, community-based organizations in Brooklyn that it was accepting applications for a $750,000 grant to be administered as part of the Community Renaissance Initiative.

Siberia Bar: Exiled in Times Square

For the past five years, writers, critics and commentators have bemoaned the transformation of Times Square, claiming it represents the loss of an essential part of Manhattan’s soul.

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The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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