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By Liz Guarino,Dan Guarino

extensive Channel is taken into account a small city within the gigantic urban. From its homes perched on stilts over the waters of Jamaica Bay to pairs of mute swans swimming around the waters of a well-liked seashore of yesteryear, it really is challenging to think large Channel lies in the obstacles of latest York urban. the one inhabited island in Jamaica Bay, it arose from the world often called enormous Egg Marsh on navigational charts. it all started as a fishermen's haven and grew right into a summer time holiday playground with tremendous motels. in the course of Prohibition, with bootleg liquor simply smuggled by means of boat, the remoted island turned often called a rumrunner's paradise and have become domestic to numerous speakeasies. via classic pictures, extensive Channel explores the area's boardwalks and unpaved roads to rejoice the community's wealthy history.

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