Tag Archives: Brooklyn

Rekindling my romance with running

Running is a fickle lover. Continue reading

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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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Death by automobile: a question of semantics

Would our reaction to Saturday’s massacre in Fort Greene have been different had a gun been involved? Continue reading

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Why Participatory Budgeting is awesome

Brainstorming ideas for Participatory Budgeting might be the highest form of democracy. 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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