Tag Archives: DUMBO

Check out my latest “Blurred Lines” column, on Dumbo

Some additional information and thoughts on my latest Curbed article on the changing boundaries of Dumbo. 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: the switch to morning

Yesterday marked the start of my 22-week training period for November’s ING New York City Marathon. I kicked things off with a hot, humid nighttime jaunt in Prospect Park. One perk of having a flexible schedule is I can go … Continue reading

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Running Brooklyn on your television

If you found me through my On the Run appearance, welcome! See “About” above for the intent of the blog; links to subscribe or to follow me on social media are to the right. (Skip to 6:38 to see my … Continue reading

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Running Brooklyn: the waterfront (with a surprise)

Running is a great way to sightsee, but today I got more than I bargained for. It happened on one of my favorite routes: through Fort Greene, along the Navy Yard on Flushing Avenue, under the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges. … Continue reading

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Vinegar Hill in snow and slush

Given last year’s dearth of snow (hello, climate change?), I thought it wise to spend some time in my neighborhood while last week’s white stuff was still on the ground. Much of it had melted, but as I shared earlier … Continue reading

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