5 Boro Tour

This past Sunday, the TD Bank Five Boro Bike Tour got underway at 8a.m. in lower Manhattan with approximately 32,000 helmeted and enthusiastic bikers heading out for a 42-mile adventure. The weather was perfect, the route was cleared of…

Brooklyn Bridge Park

I am a Manhattanite who regularly takes advantage of what lies off Manhattan. When I think about the best way to spend a relaxing spring afternoon in the city, I imagine myself sitting legs stretched out on the grass…

Brooklyn Kindergarten Society Yuletide Ball

In a season reserved for indulging, can you enjoy the eggnog and do some good while drinking it? Yes, you can. On Saturday night, December 15, participate in a decades-long tradition of supporting the Brooklyn Kindergarten Society by attending…

Brooklyn Heights Bridge

I moved out of Brooklyn Heights in 1989 for an extended stay in Los Angeles.  Despite frequent visits back to New York to see friends and family, I was not prepared for the changes that have transformed the surrounding…

Staten Island Yankees

There is something about baseball in Brooklyn. Most of the people reading this article will not remember when the Brooklyn Dodgers played at Ebbets Field in Flatbush—or for that matter, when the New York Giants played in the Polo…