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 [...]
Feeling restless? Looking to start an argument with your fellow Brooklyn residents, especially those of the bookish bent, of which there are legions? It’s easy. State with enthusiastic authority that So-and-so Bookstore is the best in the borough. “WHAT?!” will be the reaction. “Sure, So-and-so’s not bad, but SO-AND-SO’s got a much better selection, and [...]
For more than three decades now, year after year, season after season, Brooklyn cultural institution St. Ann’s Warehouse has been staging a remarkably consistent program of musical and theatrical performances: consistently daring, consistently influential, consistently good. And though St. Ann’s Warehouse has moved around a few times–it started out as Arts at St. Ann’s, and [...]
As has been widely reported–and, as anyone searching for a Brooklyn rental apartment already knows–the cost of renting in the great Borough of Kings went through the roof in 2012. In fact, in such sought-after places as Williamsburg and DUMBO, mean rental prices actually passed most of Manhattan neighborhoods. Just to throw out a couple [...]
Brooklyn and Manhattan residents know that the NYC Parks Department, often with help from privately-funded non-profits, have done a terrific job in the past decade or so renovating, redesigning and even creating parks in many of our formerly-forlorn public spaces. Madison Square Park, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Hudson River Park, Transmitter Park, the High Line, the [...]
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