Tag Archives: Park Slope

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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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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Photos of Brooklyn at sunset

Some photographs celebrating the beautiful sunsets of the past few days. Continue reading

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Greenwood Heights: a new name rooted in history

Today I’ve got an article in Curbed NY on a topic near and dear to my heart: the shifting neighborhood boundaries in the city. For my first entry into what I hope will be a regular feature called Blurred Lines, … 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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