This blog covers different aspects of the history of the areas of North Brooklyn:: Greenpoint, Williamsburg, Vinegar Hill. The Brooklyn Navy Yard and Bushwick. it is an area rich with history. It tells the stories of the colorful people who lived and worked there from the seventeenth century until today. It is not only political history, but also includes sports, crime, popular culture, industrial history, memorable characters and anything else I consider helps define North Brooklyn.