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Some History of Love Lane

The excellent blog Ephemeral New York has a post on Brooklyn Heights’ perhaps most charmingly named thouroughfare. It quotes an 1894 New York Times article: The oldest residents can remember a time when there was a cool and shady path leading down “Lover’s Lane,” where plump, rosy-cheeked Dutch maidens, with their sweethearts, meandered on summer […]

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