Month: April 2014



The park that starts outside our front door extends over a mile down Brooklyn's waterfront, and this spring it opened a new section! It's our favorite walk in the City, and most weekends we walk to the end and back several times. When I think about someday maybe not living here, leaving this walk is what gives me heart pangs. Walker brought the camera along this weekend to show you some of our favorite stops along the way. I was very happy not to be carrying anything heavy. You can take the…

Brooklyn Botanical Garden-11

A Brooklyn Secret

A crazy thing has happened in the City in the past week. Spring! The temperature has blown up over 50 degrees, and suddenly there are thousands of daffodils flocking in every brown corner I never notice. Little known Brooklyn Fact: The Brooklyn Botanical Gardens are free to enter between 10am-noon on Saturdays. You can stay as long as you like as long as you're in by then. We met up with our friends who live near there for a slow walk, donuts at the farmer's market, and delicious pancetta and…