Residents in the waterfront neighborhoods of DUMBO, Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, and the Columbia Waterfront Area have received nothing but good news of late regarding that great long stretch of neighborhood public space, Brooklyn Bridge Park. For decades a bustling industrial waterfront, then mostly neglected for decades more, the area we now call Brooklyn Bridge [...]
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Thanks to the nightmare of Sandy last fall, Rockaway Beach, the best subway beach in the city, was in danger of remaining inaccessible by rail all summer. Yes, there’s now the Rockabus option, which provides roundtrip, street-to-sand express bus service from three locations: Williamsburg, the East Village/Lower East Side, and Grand Army Plaza. And I [...]
Imagine for a minute that you’ve found your dream Manhattan rental apartment. And for the purposes of this little thought experiment, say it’s in the one of most coveted, wealthiest neighborhoods in town, Tribeca. And you love your home and you’re just going about your life and then you go to an art exhibition and [...]
Any long-time NYC resident will tell you that one of the most welcome changes in this great town of ours over the past decade or so has been the widespread revitalization of city’s parks and public plazas. In the 1970s, ’80s, and well into the 90s, even the system’s crown jewels like Central Park were [...]
The International Center of Photography may not get a lot of hype, but they sure know how to put on a good show. Located in the heart of Midtown, a block from Bryant Park on Sixth Avenue and 43rd Street, the ICP most often harnesses its considerable resources to put on deep retrospectives of iconic [...]
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