brooklyn bridge, some of south brooklyns best known secrets

A Brooklyn friend of mine once spoke of hiring an old Italian contractor to work on his house. The man asked where he lived and when my friend replied, “Carroll Gardens” the contractor laughed dismissively and corrected him, “It’s all South Brooklyn.” What was once known as South Brooklyn is actually in the northwest portion […]

lighthouse at sunset at fire island

As a straight guy living a good part of his life in San Francisco, and just a stone’s throw from the Castro District, I figured that I’d seen it all, if from a safe distance. But New York’s Fire Island, specifically the small hamlet of Cherry Grove, gives San Francisco a run for its money, […]