Category Archives: Bonus posts

Just how accessible is the New York City subway?

Note: You can find my follow-up post – including a map of the entire subway as it appears to disabled persons – here. Last night I attended An Evening with New York Times Op-Docs at IFC Center in the West Village. … Continue reading

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Check out “Walking to Listen” on This American Life

My friend (and a cappella brother) Andrew did something amazing – and now his story has been recast by the expert hands at This American Life. Andrew took a 4,000-mile walk from his childhood home in Pennsylvania to Half Moon Bay … Continue reading

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The quotable Prospect Park West NIMBY

A few readers asked me about the quotes in yesterday’s Curbed NY article. They appeared as an infographic, and as such lacked citations. For those who are interested in a proper bibliography – or in reading scanned, redacted emails sent … Continue reading

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Prospect Park West and the battle against trolleys

Today I’m pleased to have my debut piece in Curbed NY - an article over a year in the making. It all began last April (during research for Windsor Terrace, I reckon) when I found this New York Times article from April 23, … Continue reading

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A transcontinental Vine trilogy

I love how the Internet makes distance obsolete, and brings together great people for fun, random ideas. About a month ago I started using Vine, the app for creating looped six-second videos. Some of the more brilliant users make stop-motion … Continue reading

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Dine in Brooklyn: the second half

Dine in Brooklyn wasn’t just an excuse to try some of the best restaurants in Brooklyn. It was also a chance to test the limits of my own taste. I’m not one for spicy food, but I powered through an … Continue reading

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Dine in Brooklyn: halftime report

Monday marked the start of the tenth annual Dine in Brooklyn. Through March 21, select restaurants offer three-course meals for $20.13 (lunch/brunch) or $28 (dinner). It’s a great way to experience some of the borough’s finest establishments. And experience them … Continue reading

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