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  • proper n. A neighborhood in Brooklyn.

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Examples

  • Plant Pinot Noir anywhere – in Canarsie, in Wasilla, in Helsinki – if it bears fruit, that fruit is Pinot Noir.

    Of Bicyclettes, terroir, typicité: Over on HuffPo… | Dr Vino's wine blog

  • The primary research found in Alan Crawford's "Thunder on the Right," David Frum's "How We Got Here," Jack Germond and Jules Witcover's "Blue Smoke and Mirrors," and issue-specific books like Jonathan Rieder's classic account of the racial resentment of white ethnics, "Canarsie," form the backbone of Mr. Sandbrook's account.

    When the Tea Party Began

  • "Canarsie" is a phonetic interpretation of a word in the Lenape language for "fenced land" or

    WN.com - Financial News

  • Other than for commerical & infrastructure reasons, why would Canarsie and the West Village need to be geograpically proximate?

    Matthew Yglesias » By Request: Missing the Trees

  • During the 1700's, British soldiers established a horse-racing track in current-day Canarsie, he said.

    The Horses Will Jump InBrooklyn

  • Athletes who played high school football in the five boroughs and went on to be drafted is a rarity—there's Leon Williams, who played at Brooklyn's Canarsie and later the University of Miami, who was drafted in the fourth round in 2006.

    Syracuse's Odd Recruiting Ground: N.Y.C.

  • Williams represents the 45th Council District, which covers Flatbush, East Flatbush, Flatlands, and parts of Midwood and Canarsie.

    Jumaane D. Williams: The Human Price of Our Budget

  • At the moment, the district forms a sideways V that begins in the Flatlands and Canarsie, takes in East New York, then turns west toward Brownsville, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Clinton Hill, Fort Greene and Downtown Brooklyn.

    Primary Set for Towns Seat

  • As I just told my buddy Brad Gietter of Moet Hennessey, when I was a kid growing up in the thirties in a tough New York neighborhood, my father told me of a relative who was a Colonel in the very small, struggling U.S. Army stationed at Fort Hamilton in Canarsie, Brooklyn.

    Jay Weston: I Went to a Polo Match on Sunday, And Loved It!

  • Williams represents the 45th Council District, which covers Flatbush, East Flatbush, Flatlands and parts of Midwood and Canarsie.

    Jumaane D. Williams: A Call to Action: Support Occupy Wall Street

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