The venerable man of letters, Dr. Samuel Johnson, said in 18th century England, “Men need not be told as much as reminded…” One interpretation is that educated people of good will know what should and shouldn’t be done, but often — human nature being what it is — they need to be reminded.
Month: July 2011
Notify NYC, the city’s official hotline, sent email warnings early today (Thursday) about temperatures between 100 and 110 F. Outdoor events all over the borough and beyond were being cancelled via email. Bay Ridge-based Narrows Botanical Garden cancelled their outdoor film program tonight. A group in influential lawyers who hoped to sneak away to a..
Only four blocks long, with a civic center at one end and a tourist attraction at the other, Montague Street is completely unique in New York City…but sometimes it’s gritty.Commercial establishments require deliveries, commercial streets require traffic to survive. In the face of these facts of life, the Montague Street Business Improvement District, run by..
Friends and readers have raved about the Henrik Krogius photo of setting sun that became the cover of INBrooklyn supplement to Brooklyn Eagle and Brooklyn Heights Press. Also moved by that same sunset, at slightly different moment, was reader Will Hasty, who sent this photo from his iPhone.
In the fall of 2010 many Brooklyn friends of BAM, including Chairman Alan Fishman,gathered at this famous house—70 Willow Street—to celebrate the impendingfive-year partnership with American Ballet Theatre.ABT would be coming to BAM each holiday, it was announced, to present the exciting new choreography ofAlexei Ratmansky’s Nutcracker. The dinner at 70 Willow Street, hosted by..