Tag Archives: Red Hook

Comparing Brooklyn neighborhoods over time with Google’s Ngram Viewer

Using a cool Google tool to graph the mentions of Brooklyn neighborhoods over time. 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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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: Green-Wood Cemetery, Sunset Park, Industry City

Come on, Keith, I hear you say. Why won’t you just visit Prospect Heights? When I have to go far afield, to a place like Spring Creek or Bath Beach, it’s a big affair. I set aside time. I scout. I map a route, … Continue reading

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Running Brooklyn: Red Hook

I had the pleasure of running in Red Hook three days in a row this weekend. The culmination of this streak was the Red Hook Criterion on Saturday night. The Crit, as it is known, is in its sixth year. … Continue reading

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The Weekly Nabe turns one – a belated post

Can you believe I forgot my blog’s birthday? I thought it was today. I’m such a bad person. I started The Weekly Nabe one year and one week ago. I kicked it off with the announcement of my intention to … Continue reading

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Red Hook in photos

This gallery contains 35 photos.

Thanks to Forgotten New York for helping me to identify many of the sights in this gallery, particularly the giant red “R”. (I love the line “anyone who uses the word ‘nabes’ should be locked in a room with rabid opossums”; … Continue reading

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