A funeral home may not be a typical neighborhood hangout, but that’s Brooklyn. We were a strange trio in the last days of this cold winter on Atlantic Avenue. Nicki, Ronnie and I at Heights and Hill Funeral Home, late afternoon. In the foyer, brilliant sun blazing through the stained glassed window, potted plants and […]
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Most residents and passersby did not know Nicholas Hernandez, who died Monday, by name. They might have referred to him as the “Hunchback of Atlantic Avenue”. Today, a makeshift memorial appeared in front of the New Island Deli where Hernandez slept frequently.
This note in from BHB reader Wil Smith: I may have sent you a message earlier through your site, but am not sure it went through (tried to post onto the open thread comments section, but doesn’t appear to be there). I was hoping that you might cover the recent death of Nicholas Hernandez, the […]
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