Tag Archives: Boerum Hill

Comparing Brooklyn neighborhoods over time with Google’s Ngram Viewer

Using a cool Google tool to graph the mentions of Brooklyn neighborhoods over time. Continue reading

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A brief history of some “bogus” Brooklyn neighborhood names

Harry Siegel bemoans all of the “new” Brooklyn neighborhood names. How recent are his examples? Not very, for the most part. Continue reading

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Running Brooklyn: getting back in the game

Playing a game to get in a badly-needed run. Continue reading

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Running Brooklyn returns for the Marathon!

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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Hunting for your perfect neighborhood? Let’s talk.

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

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