The occupation of Zuccotti Park ended in the early hours of the morning Tuesday. On orders from the Mayor’s office, police surrounded the park and penned in demonstrators, ripping down tents and throwing away personal effects that had made Zuccotti home for nearly two months. After demonstrators were arrested or evicted, they set out in […]
The entrance to Sea Gate doesn’t have a doorman, or an alarm system, or a bolt lock. Instead, it has a gate. Perched at the southwestern tip of Brooklyn, at the corner of Surf Avenue and West 37th Street, the gate blocks the road completely. A small booth reserved for the Sea Gate police sits […]
Underground dinners are the latest trend in eating out. They’ve been popular for a long time in Latin America, known as “Paladars” or “Restaurante de Puertas Cerradas” (locked door restaurants). They’ve made their way to the United States and Europe and now also to Brooklyn. Danielle Bengsch looks behind the scenes of a secret cookery […]
In the 1950s, a cap on a landfill burst, sending trash flowing onto Dead Horse Bay. Trash, both old and new, has continued to cascade onto the sands of Dead Horse Bay ever since.
By Jeannette Neumann Brooklyn’s Guatemalan community gathered on Friday in a Coney Island funeral home to remember the five people who died at the end of January in a blaze allegedly set by a man living in their building. The funeral had been postponed until the bodies were identified.
Susan Gardner isn’t just pushing back against a gentrification, she’s bringing art to the public… all without ever leaving home.
There’s always something new cooking at Jenn de la Vega’s BedStuy apartment/publicity company
In Bay Ridge, a scene from a ballroom dancing class: Octogenarians fox trot, retirees rumba and the cardigans come off as the young at heart learn a few new tricks.
The 40th NYC Marathon: Images of the contagious vibe gripping the runners as they go thorough the heart of the city’s most populous borough.