Author Archives: Keith Williams

About Keith Williams

I write about Brooklyn. I create Jeopardy! villains. I like to run. A lot. Check out my full profile.

Clearing up some facts about Lightstone’s Gowanus agreement

One reason you don’t see a lot written on the cleanup of the Gowanus: the process is absurdly wonky. Continue reading

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Grand Army Plaza’s traffic is worse than usual today

Looking down Flatbush Avenue toward downtown Brooklyn from Grand Army Plaza, there’s a row of cars as far as the eye can see. Continue reading

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Protected: Why the city might close a beloved pool for nine years

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A Butterfly Grows in Brooklyn

As I was walking home last night, I came upon a rare sight: a caterpillar climbing to the sky. Continue reading

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Running Brooklyn: Marine Park

Seeing nature – and a burnt-out car – in a “Forever Wild” area of Brooklyn’s largest park. Continue reading

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The “Secret Service” litmus test to anti-bike screeds

Looking at Courtland Milloy’s bikelash rant – and its seeming calls for violence – through a different lens. Continue reading

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Running Brooklyn: Gerritsen Beach

Before we get to a photo essay of a run through Brooklyn’s Most Patriotic Neighborhood™, allow me to share a long-overdue video: my second contribution to On the Run for the Brooklyn Half. Last year, you might recall, I took host … Continue reading

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