The More You Know: New York Edition

Here’s a list of places in New York with Anglicized Dutch Names:

Flatbush
Brooklyn
Midwood
Bedford-Stuyvesant
Boerum Hill
Lefferts Manor
Coney Island
Gerritsen Beach
Gowanus
New Utrecht (duh)
Red Hook

Bed- Stuy, Boerum, Lefferts, and Gerritsen are all family names, but the rest are from words.
I haven’t even begun to look at Manhattan.

2 Responses to “The More You Know: New York Edition”


  1. 1 Maria Regina May 20, 2007 at 15:55

    CIEE = prof. hot mess all the time.

    Um, I think the Dutch just don’t like to tell us things, I never heard a thing about scaffolding. I don’t know if it ever went up this end of the building (though I heard a lot of commotion the other day at 7 AM) but I just got back, so who knows.

    P.S. Did you see that it appears they are filming across the canal, wtf?

  2. 2 Ashley F. May 29, 2007 at 06:01

    yeah, holla bed-stuy


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