I’ll be giving another televised running tour of Brooklyn as part of the ING New York City Marathon festivities. What should I show? Continue reading
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Tagged Bay Ridge, Bed-Stuy, Bedford Avenue, Boerum Hill, Brooklyn, Clinton Hill, Fort Greene, Fort Hamilton, Gowanus, Greenpoint, New York City Marathon, New York Road Runners, Northside, On the Run, Park Slope, Pulaski Bridge, South Side, Sunset Park, Tompkins Park North, Verrazano Narrows Bridge, Williamsburg
I’m always up for giving tours of random parts of Brooklyn. I often fill that role when I run with others, saving enough breath to point out items of interest (sometimes only of interest to me, surely, but whatever). I … Continue reading
Posted in Visit recaps
Tagged Bed-Stuy, BMT Brighton Line, Boerum Hill, Brooklyn, Brooklyn photos, Crown Heights, Crown Heights North, Dine in Brooklyn, Ditmas Park, Franklin Avenue Shuttle, house-hunting, Instagram, shoes on a street sign, The Farm on Adderley, Van Leeuwen, Vine
With 2012 drawing to a close, I took a few moments to reflect on the year before looking forward to what 2013 might bring. Here’s my list of favorite edibles from neighborhood visits, both official and otherwise, over the past … Continue reading
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Tagged Ba Xuyên, Bed-Stuy, Bismillash Restaurant, Brooklyn, Bushwick, City Line, Dough, East New York, Flatlands, food, Georgetown, Golden Apache, Hurricane Sandy, Il Porto, J&V Pizzeria, Jimmy's Famous Heros, Mapleton, Mrs. Maxwell's Party Cakes, Navy Yard, Original Pizza, Saraghina, Sheepshead Bay, Sunset Park, SWallabout, Ted & Honey, Tompkins Park North, Tortilleria Mexicana Los Hermanos, Yun Nan Flavour Snack Inc.
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Here’s the last post of this set. There were a few memorable moments here, most of them revolving around marveling with others at the crushed cars. I also got some frozen yogurt at Brooklyn Swirl, which was very good. I … Continue reading
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This week’s images are as varied as the complexion of this neighborhood. (Although I suppose that’s always the case.)
Joel and I came across three community gardens in Tompkins Park North on Sunday. Two of them were the size of one or two empty lots. The other, however, amazed us. Hattie Carthan Community Garden is its name, and it … Continue reading
Those of you who follow me on Twitter might have seen today’s New York Times article on the gentrification (and not) of certain Brooklyn neighborhoods. It’s a puff piece, reporting what residents of unchanged neighborhoods think about those that have gentrified, instead of … Continue reading