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When the weather is above 40 degrees, I run 4.1 miles down the west meridian of Ocean Parkway, starting at around 4am. The run takes me from my home in Kensington to the boardwalk that connects Brighton Beach to Coney Island and this stretch of Earth to the Atlantic Ocean. Mild weeks in spring are conducive to me making the journey on all seven days of the week; less hospitable winter temperatures incline me...
On January 28 at noon, registration opened for the Brooklyn Half-Marathon. Just 52 minutes later, 27 thousand runners had signed up, filling the race to capacity. Suffice it to say, people are excited. But excitement will only get you so far. This distance requires training. At 13.1 miles, fitting in a few long runs (we’re talking 10 and 11 miles at a stretch) is non-negotiable. Ideally, those runs are completed somewhere without obstacles, or...
Eh, I guess its nice If you think home prices are high in North and Brownstone Brooklyns, you should get a load of what they're asking for down south! A Gravesend house hit the market this week with a $14 million price tag, making it the most expensive house for sale in Brooklyn, Sheepshead Bites reports. (Only the penthouse of the Clocktower building in DUMBO asks for more—$19 million.) Just south of Avenue U on...

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