"Is it not cruel to let our city die by degrees, stripped of all her proud monuments, until there will be nothing left of all her history and beauty to inspire our children? If they are not inspired by the past of our city, where will they find the strength to fight for her future?" Jacqueline Kennedy

Monday, December 31, 2012

A Year In Pictures: 2012 In South Brooklyn

Butler Street bwn. Court and Smith
A quick glance backwards before heading into a new year.
Carroll Gardens and surroundings.


Anonymous said...

Hi Katia

Thanks for another year of documenting the comings and goings in our lovely, wonderful neighborhood. You really put your heart into this blog and it shows.

I see that sometimes you get negative comments in your blog. Please be assured that we, the readers who don't comment frequently, appreciate ALL your hard work especially as it relates to the canal, to Carroll Park, and to the homeless shelter on West 9th Street.

Were it not for you, these issues would not have the exposure they deserve.

Your blog is a vital part of our community, please keep up the good work.

Wishing you and your family a happy and HEALTHY 2013.



Katia said...

Hi George,
Your comment made my day.
Thank you so very much for your encouragement. It means a lot to me.
I am so touched to know that I have such loyal readers and neighbors. Makes me love this neighborhood even more and makes writing PMFA even more worthwhile.
I like to hear from EVERYONE, even from those who leave negative comments. I know we can't always agree, but I think the discussions are important and make us a stronger community.
Happy New Year to you and to your family as well, George.

Anonymous said...

Your photos would make a wonderful coffee table book! Keep them coming. Happy New Year to you and Glen and the kids. See you in the spring. Kathleen

Katia said...

Thank you Kathleen,
One of these years, I will get it together and make up Carroll Gardens calendars. Perhaps in 2013.

Happy New Year to you as well.

Anonymous said...

Thanks from afar (California) for your dedication to providing a delightful window into the neighborhood in which our son and family live. PMFA is as important as my morning coffee.

Best to you in 2013.

Katia said...

Thank you, Ron. What a nice thing to say.

Anonymous said...

What beautiful photos of one of my favorite places! Thanks for all your work on this blog and happy 2013.

A PMFA fan in Virginia

Katia said...

Thanks, Virginia Reader. I am always amazed and thankful that I can bring a slice of Carroll Gardens life to so many who are far away.