Tag Archives: Fort Greene

Out with a blast: the Pratt whistles blow one final(?) time

A recap of the Conrad Milster’s whistle-blowing extravaganza at Pratt Institute on New Year’s Eve, which might have been the last installment of the 49-year tradition. 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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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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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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Dine in Brooklyn: the second half

Dine in Brooklyn wasn’t just an excuse to try some of the best restaurants in Brooklyn. It was also a chance to test the limits of my own taste. I’m not one for spicy food, but I powered through an … Continue reading

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The hell afloat: the atrocity of the HMS Jersey

Somebody asked me last night what my favorite discovery has been so far. My immediate answer (and I stand by it today) was the horrible story of the HMS¬†Jersey and of the other prison-ships during the Revolutionary War. I’ve been … Continue reading

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