At the far edge of East New York, beyond the train yards, bodegas, and housing projects, Dumont Avenue suddenly reaches an incongruous line of trees. A yellow traffic sign warns of a dip as the road slopes into a little valley full of rusted car parts, isolated houses, and flimsy buildings surrounded by razor wire. The neighborhood, which straddles the Brooklyn-Queens border, is called Lindenwood, and within it is a section some people... More >>>
By photo: Greg Miller
Urban cowboy Cornealius Cleary and his horse, Dalton, need a new home.