The City Concealed

Newtown Creek

Special | 5m 24s

Newtown Creek is best known for the well-publicized oil spill to which it lends its name. The creek runs a full 3.5 miles, bisecting Brooklyn and Queens. Most people barely know it exists. So what happens there, how did it become so overlooked, and was it always this way?

Aired: 12/12/08

Rating: NR

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