Meet Maine Author Tommy Carbone

Tommy Carbone is an engineer, world traveler, writer, and lover of microbrews – not necessarily in that order. He writes historical fiction and memoir, telling stories to entertain and engage readers. He grew up in Brooklyn New York during the 1970s and early 80s.  There …

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Greenpoint Brooklyn – Video Playlist

I wrote in Growing up Greenpoint that many people I’ve spoken to had never even heard of Greenpoint. If you’ve never been, or just one to check out some of what is there, I’ve created a playlist from videos on YouTube. You can check it …

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Greenpoint Neighborhood Map

The eBook version of Growing Up Greenpoint reduced the resolution on the neighborhood map. I’ve tried to fix it multiple times, but they keep shrinking the file size. So here it is. Greenpoint looks so compact in a picture. To a twelve-year-old boy this was …

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The Blackout of 1977

          One of my earliest memories from growing up in Greenpoint was the Blackout of 1977. This blackout was certainly not the biggest in number of outages. In 1965 there were 30 million people in the dark, and in 2003 there …

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