Wednesday, May 10, 2017


Kite Flyer in the Meadow, 1975  © Larry Racioppo

The Other Side of the Park - Larry Racioppo's photographs & memories of Prospect Park (Brooklynology)

On Staten Island, community activists push for a High Line-style park - the latest Camera Obscura photo-essay by Nathan Kensinger
Community members argue that the abandoned North Shore Branch of the Staten Island Railway is rife for a reinvention  (Curbed New York)

Brooklynites want to fix the Gowanus Expressway - by burying it (Crain's)

Red Hook Food Trucks See Sales Dive as Contaminated Ballfields Stay Closed (DNAinfo)

Crowdfunding to save the Mermaid Parade (DNAinfo)

Hare Krishna Lunch: Govinda is Feeding the Soul of Brooklyn | BK Stories  (BRICTV)

"Neo-liberal politics at street level"?  Against Little Free Libraries (CityLab)

Tuesday, May 16: Todd Webb's New YorkA panel of authors and curators examines the world of street photography in the 1940s and 50s -- and Webb’s legacy within it. Presented in conjunction with A City Seen: Todd Webb's Post War New York, 1945-1960 (Museum of the City of New York)

The latest update on the Tompkins Square Park hawks - look out for that severed head!  (Laura Goggin Photography)

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