Tag Archives: Coney Island

Ample Hills Creamery reveals new Brooklyn-themed flavors

Today, Ample Hills co-owner Brian Smith unveiled nine new ice cream flavors rooted in Brooklyn history. Continue reading

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Rekindling my romance with running

Running is a fickle lover. Continue reading

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An interview with ZIPPER’s Tim Schadt

I sit down with Tim Schadt, husband of ZIPPER director Amy Nicholson, for a behind-the-scenes look at the how the film came to be. Continue reading

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Joe Sitt, Coney Island, and the Tea Party playbook

The film “ZIPPER” shows how Joe Sitt, head of Thor Equities, used strong-arm tactics to strangle the life out of Coney Island. His approach has a lot in common with that of the Tea Party. Continue reading

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On happiness (and Totonno’s)

There’s a sadĀ piece in today’s TimesĀ on Totonno’s struggle to deal with the wrath of Sandy. It makes Pete Wells’s plea to eat out in lower Manhattan seem pitiable by comparison. It also makes me regret I hadn’t written my thoughts … Continue reading

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Bonus post: the Brooklyn Half

I’m running the Brooklyn Half tomorrow. It’s one of my target races this year, so I’ve been training with it in mind. The race ends on the Coney Island boardwalk, on which I’ve run twice this year – on February … Continue reading

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