Author: paulhawkinsnyc

Humpback Breaches in View of the Verrazano

This video was published on YouTube June 15, 2016 by Holly Bosshard    

Posted in Brooklyn, Uncategorized

Just a Kid from Brooklyn

Coming to Prospect Park this Summer

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Captain America: Civil War

I planned to meet a few friends for the opening night of Captain America: Civil War. I bumped into an old friend in the lobby who was there to catch an earlier show. I was chided by everyone I knew at

Posted in Brooklyn

A Trip to Ellis Island

On the trail of our immigrant ancestors… I chaperoned my daughter’s third grade class on a field study to Ellis Island.

Posted in Ancestral Home, Photo Album

24 Long Island Marathon Wins!!!

Just a simple word of acknowledgement and admiration, because years go by – decades even – without extending kudos for a monumental task – today, my brother Peter won the Long Island Marathon for the 24th time. Congratulations, Peter!!!  

Posted in Personalities

My Business Cards – The Walking Dead Edition

I have a stack of business cards somewhere from all the jobs I’ve had since I graduated from college – maybe even before that. I’m not sure I have the complete set, but among them I’m described as a food

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Ancestral Home – 1930s Butler Street, Carroll Gardens

A text from a friend: So my sister is doing family research and found this (Butler between Smith & Hoyt) is where my grandparents first lived as newlyweds with their first child. It was 1930, they were 23 & 26

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Farewell Patty Duke

“Patty’s only seen the sights a girl can see from Brooklyn Heights…” God bless you, Patty Duke.

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2016 Park Slope St. Paddy’s

This was Ella’s 4th year marching with the Buckley School of Irish Dance in the Park Slope St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

Posted in Brooklyn, Neighborhoods, Park Slope, Photo Album

A Sunday Afternoon in Bushwick

Posted in Brooklyn, Bushwick, Neighborhoods, Photo Album