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Late-breaking History: Eugene H. Klingelfuss, Maker of the Holland Tunnel’s First Washing Machine

By Roz Hamlett, Editor The odds are, even if you’re a glassy-eyed New York history geek, you’ve never heard of him. Because the evidence of his signature achievement has lain buried deep in the bottom drawer of an old mahogany … Continue reading

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When the Party’s Over at Red Hook . . . (before it ever begins)

By Roz Hamlett, Portfolio Editor What’s the story on that abandoned grain elevator in Red Hook at the foot of Columbia Street, adjacent to the Erie Basin, at the mouth of the Gowanus Canal – the one that looms off … Continue reading

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