Tag Archives: Navy Yard

Radical Infrastructure Schemes: The Brooklyn-Battery Bridge

Robert Moses hated tunnels – they weren’t visible reminders of his legacy. So when the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel was proposed, he had a different idea. 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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Capital Bikeshare and my excitement for Citi Bike

I had a great time in Washington, D.C. this weekend. One highlight was my first experience with Capital Bikeshare, the popular bicycling program. Bicycle sharing has been around for decades, but its current resurgence began in Paris in 2007. Called Vélib’ (a … 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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The best things I ate in 2012

With 2012 drawing to a close, I took a few moments to reflect on the year before looking forward to what 2013 might bring. Here’s my list of favorite edibles from neighborhood visits, both official and otherwise, over the past … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from Quarters A

Yesterday’s warm temperatures made the wild weather of the previous two weeks feel like the distant past. (Unless you were volunteering for – or receiving – the ongoing clean-up efforts, in which case it probably felt like salt in a … Continue reading

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Navy Yard and Wallabout in photos

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Cranes, cats, pipes with mouths, bulls with barbells, loud buildings, and a White Castle: just a few of the things you’ll find in this week’s photo-gallery.

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