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By Liz Guarino,Dan Guarino

vast Channel is taken into account a small city within the massive urban. From its homes perched on stilts over the waters of Jamaica Bay to pairs of mute swans swimming around the waters of a favored seashore of yesteryear, it really is difficult to think huge Channel lies in the limitations of recent York urban. the one inhabited island in Jamaica Bay, it arose from the realm often called vast Egg Marsh on navigational charts. it all started as a fishermen's haven and grew right into a summer time holiday playground with fantastic lodges. in the course of Prohibition, with bootleg liquor simply smuggled through boat, the remoted island turned often called a rumrunner's paradise and have become domestic to numerous speakeasies. via classic photos, huge Channel explores the area's boardwalks and unpaved roads to have fun the community's wealthy history.

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