Tag Archives: Vine

Finally, a visit to Prospect Heights

On Tuesday evening, the Brooklyn Collection held its first trivia night at Bar Sepia, in Prospect Heights. Yours truly attended and acquitted himself well. (Unfortunately, he did not receive any compensation for his effort, and the bar tab put quite … 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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A transcontinental Vine trilogy

I love how the Internet makes distance obsolete, and brings together great people for fun, random ideas. About a month ago I started using Vine, the app for creating looped six-second videos. Some of the more brilliant users make stop-motion … 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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Hunting for your perfect neighborhood? Let’s talk.

I’m always up for giving tours of random parts of Brooklyn. I often fill that role when I run with others, saving enough breath to point out items of interest (sometimes only of interest to me, surely, but whatever). I … Continue reading

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My first Vine: running the Prospect Park loop

I’ve been addicted to social media lately. Unfortunately, instead of concentrating my efforts on one pursuit (say, ahem, The Weekly Nabe), my time is diffused across four different Twitter handles, two Instagram accounts, and assorted other platforms. I’m so scatterbrained that … Continue reading

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