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Brooklyn, New York: Lighthouse and Lobsterman

A small lighthouse and a 12-foot-tall lobsterman in a yellow rain slicker stand next to a seafood restaurant. It's an unexpected sight in a far corner of urban Brooklyn.

Jordan's Lobster Dock

3165 Harkness Ave., Brooklyn, NY
Jordan's Lobster Dock. Southeast corner of the city. Shore Pkwy exit 9 or 9A. Turn north onto Knapp St., then an immediate right onto Harkness Ave. You'll see the lighthouse and yellow-slickered lobsterman ahead on the left.
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Lighthouse and Lobsterman

The lighthouse and lobsterman are relics left over from the sadly closed Jordan's Lobster Shop. I hope they will stay, though. The lobsterman is not like the muffler men in size, look, or material. There are also two seagulls and fishing equipment near him. The lighthouse is beautiful too.

[ConorNNS, 04/08/2023]
Lighthouse and Lighthouse Keeper

A small lighthouse stands adjacent to a seafood retail market, with a lighthouse keeper statue nearby, both located down a nondescript road. It would be easy to miss the lighthouse keeper if I wasn't sitting at the Coldstone Creamery picnic table outside. The lighthouse keeper statue is novel, and there are seafood eateries nearby. Take a walk along the promenade and bridge along Sheepshead Bay to make the visit worthwhile.

[Christine M Prasnik, 08/12/2021]

The lighthouse keeper is in fact a lobsterman, maybe 12 feet tall, clad in a yellow slicker, with a lobster trap at his feet. Though perhaps he's working two jobs, on the lobster shift at the lighthouse.

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