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Will the Real Cropsey Please Stand Up

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On a walk around Bath Beach in South Brooklyn, I found it amusing that a main street in South Brooklyn is named Cropsey Avenue. Yes, it is near the Verrazano-Narrows bridge, which connects Brooklyn to Staten Island, but I originally thought that Cropsey Avenue is best suited to be on Staten Island due to the legend of Cropsey, who has haunted children’s dreams for decades. However, further research enlightened me in learning that there was not just one Cropsey in the history of New York City.

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Just keep walking

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I went out tonight for a Friday night like I usually do, and the group of friends bailed on me at the last minute to see the movies at AMC Empire in Times Square. Not a big deal. I can go to the movies by myself because I’m a big girl, and I would have no one to share my popcorn with. But AMC wanted to charge me $20 for a movie after 9PM, which I was not so fond of, no matter how much popcorn I got!

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