The Rolling (Landfill) Hills of Southern Brooklyn

A Brooklyn landscape that resembled my old Suffolk home more than anywhere else I’ve seen this side of the pond — and it used to be a huge garbage landfill site.

Motorcyclist rides through hurricane Irene flooding in Red Hook

Motorcyclist rides through flooded Red Hook

 What little water remained in Red Hook yesterday after Hurricane Irene was put to use by this chap. This was his third pass.


Gowanus Rooftop

  This roof overlooking the Gowanus Canal made a great location to photograph a yoga-teacher friend.


buildOn in Brooklyn

 I recently got invited to photograph the awesome buildOn students at their fund-raising event in Williamsburg. “buildOn’s afterschool youth service programs mobilize urban teens to lift up their communities and change the world through intensive local community service and by building schools in some of the poorest countries on the planet. We are a movement […]

Governors Island Bike Ride

A Ride to Governors Island

  Yesterday I took a ride down to Pier 6 and hopped on the ferry to Governors Island.


Red Hook Crit: Racing on the Docks

An unsanctioned race consisting of world class racers, track specialists, bike messengers, and urban athletes

Tim fires up a grill on the sidewalk

Postcards from Gerritsen Beach

Gerritsen Beach residents told me that they’d been assured the Belt Parkway would ameliorate the storm surge. It didn’t.

Gerritsen Beach after Sandy

Spare a Thought for Gerritsen Beach

Many households are almost out of gasoline, with no methods of cooking or heating available to them.


Storm Damage in Red Hook

In Red Hook the clean-up is underway post-Sandy. Just down from Ikea I came across a boat in the street.


Back to work after Sandy

Hundreds waited for MTA subway-replacement buses while dispatchers tried to keep things moving in Downtown Brooklyn.