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Daily Express: Brooklyn: Dumbo rebirth of a borough

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Daily Express, July 23, 2018

by Jane Memmler

NO OTHER borough of New York has changed as much as Brooklyn in the past decade. It may be within touching distance of Manhattan, but it couldn’t be more different. While its big sister is about old money and iconic landmarks, Brooklyn bristles with creativity, passion and an energy that is infectious. …

Brooklyn’s sprawling Navy Yard played an important role in the Second World War, which saw 70,000 workers, including 10,000 women, come to repair and build Allied ships.

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