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July 29, 2012

Jean Paul Zapata explores the outer borough of Brooklyn for Latin food, botanical gardens and lesbian 'her-story'

When I think of Brooklyn, I think of my favorite 24-hour Puerto Rican food stand serving me a plate of steaming pork, rice and beans at 3am.

Brooklyn to me is hot, humid summer days when I race children and pit-bulls to the fire hydrants spraying water into the streets.

When I think of Brooklyn I see the different neighborhoods you can get to on your your bike, from Williamsburg to Greenpoint to Bushwick, each with their own history and hidden gems.