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2005 Stories by Tim Heffernan

Archives: 2006 | 2005
  • Close-Up on Egbertville, Staten Island

    published December 20, 2005

    It's a mark of something—honor, discretion, perhaps obsolescence—when the name of your town is unknown to both the police and the... More >>

  • Close-Up on Mott Haven, Bronx

    published September 27, 2005

    In 1849, Jordan Mott, inventor of the first efficient coal stove, founded the Mott Iron Works on the banks of the Harlem River in what is today... More >>

  • Close-Up on Kips Bay

    published April 19, 2005

    Kips Bay, in lower east midtown, was famous in Revolutionary times as the site of a skirmish between British forces and George Washington's army... More >>

  • Close-Up on South Williamsburg

    published February 15, 2005

    There's no official—nor, for that matter, unofficial—name for the area of Williamsburg that lies along the western end of Broadway... More >>

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