Perhaps you’re not a cyclist, and fancy yourself as belonging to more of the jogging persuasion. In which case, we understand if you were bummed that cyclists got their own fancy Brooklyn Greenway tour this summer. But buck up partner, because the Brooklyn Greenway Initiative is an equal opportunity fun provider, and has opened up registration for a half marathon along the Greenway in October. Lace up those running shoes.The half marathon will be held on October 20, a Sunday, at 9am. All that’s known about the route right now is that it will starts and ends in Williamsburg. The route is yet to be determined otherwise, but you can be sure it will take you along some sweet views along the waterfront, next to that river that we’re always staring across so longingly. Plus, by paying the entry fee ($25 for BGI members, $35 for non-members) and being a part of the race, you get to help keep the Greenway project going. Who else are we supposed to get help from when it comes to public spaces? The city? That ship has sailed, my friend, so sign up for the marathon today.
Point of fact: Halloween is the best holiday in New York City. Why? First of all, it’s the only holiday whose sole adult purpose is partying. Second, it’s the most creative holiday. And since New York is a hotbed of creative energy, we get some wild instances of that. (Not to mention, New Yorkers are especially good at bringing getting their pets into the […]
Sex is weird. In conversation, it’s kind of out in the open. But in practice, it’s something we prefer to do with the lights off. We do it without communicating, and we sneak out quietly after it’s done, and we certainly don’t disclose the physical details without purposeful prompting from close friends. But one comedian has set out to bring sex definitely out of the bedroom — […]
1. Learn some important borough history at the book launch for A History of Brooklyn Bridge Park, which recounts the “grassroots, multivoiced, and contentious effort” to transform the park since the 1980s; the event will include a panel discussion and book signing. (Monday, powerHouse Books, FREE) 2. Or go back even further in Brooklyn history at […]