Category Archives: Curmudgeonly Keith

NYT tells Gowanus residents to shut up and enjoy gentrification

“Hey, I couldn’t find any locals who agreed with this assertion, so I’m going to pull in a biased source to tell them why they should!” Continue reading

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Prospect Park is a dump today

In several of the park’s open plains, Memorial Day partiers failed to clean up after themselves. Continue reading

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Next Halloween: suggestions for all street-users

October 31 is the one night each year when the streets are guaranteed to be a mess. Random routes are closed for parades. Kids in costumes are darting out in the middle of blocks (sometimes, sad to say, led by … Continue reading

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Parking illegally, and letting everyone know it

In this edition of Curmudgeonly Keith: why do drivers park two feet from the curb? Continue reading

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MTA’s countdown clocks: some suggestions

The MTA’s subway countdown clocks are great – but they could be better. Here are a few thoughts to improve them. Continue reading

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On those Zipcar ads in the subway

Many years ago, a girl I liked told me I should be proud of my nerdiness. “You’re a nerd. That’s cool. I’m a nerd, too, and I’m proud. Embrace it.” Being a typical nerd, I failed to realize this was … Continue reading

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