Samantha and her husband had a great visit to New York and enjoyed their visit to Dumbo park and Manhattan Bridge.
PHeymont takes a walk along the Gowanus Canal, a long-abused historic waterway, nearly hidden from sight but now a focus of developmen
PHeymont knows how to find the good food—look for the place with the long lines!
A center marking one of pre-Civil War America's largest free black communities is in danger of closing.
PHeymont finds the Brooklyn Historical Society as interesting from outside as from inside.
Winter is over at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden. These are just a few of the signs of spring encountered on a walk last week.
PHeymont shares his walk on Brooklyn Bridge with an emphasis on the bridge itself—history, details and its "bones."
PHeymont shares a favorite walk, across the Brooklyn Bridge, with its views of both Manhattan and Brooklyn
An intriguing artwork at the Brooklyn Museum provokes public discussion over its meaning.
The museum has a great sculpture garden, but most of its exhibits are rescues from New York's relentless redevelopment.
PHeymont makes first acquaintance of a fabled landmark, home to many 'permanent New Yorkers.'
PHeymont takes an out-of-season walk through his favorite (and nearby) botanical garden as winter gives it a different look.
A look at the work of M.C. Escher, known widely for his impossible geometry, reveals more than meets the eye.
A sea of carts waiting for shoppers blends into an abstraction in this view outside a Brooklyn 'big box' store.
PHeymont was visiting Brooklyn Bridge Park when he spotted this view of Lower Manhattan, looking across the remains of once-busy piers.