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Red Hook Crit: Racing on the Docks

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

Izzy Rides to Red Hook

  A deeply moving video of a ride to Red Hook, in which Izzy the dog sits up front.

Obama on Van Brunt

  The house with the best views in Brooklyn has acquired a great paint job.

The Queen in Red Hook

  The vast Queen Mary II leaving Red Hook last night. 

Marty Markowitz Addresses Ikea Queues in Red Hook

   Our Borough President gave a speech to guests at the new Ikea in Red Hook this morning as they waited for it to open.  

Ikea People: Camping Out for Opening Day, and a Settee

  These folks are queuing up for the opening of the new Ikea in Redhook. They have been promised a free settee if they brave it until the Wednesday opening, two nights away. The evening began with a storm, bringing the first endurance challenge of torrential rain and strong gusts of wind.  Things did calm […]

Perfect Push-Biking in Brooklyn

  Time Out New York has a bike guide in the current issue. The route from Red Hook to Manhattan Beach is really appealing — if I weren’t cycling in the Five Boro Bike Tour this Sunday, I would give it a go. Maybe next weekend. In the meantime, check out the front-wheel drive on […]

Desktop Day: A Crane in Red Hook

  This example has been preserved in the Ikea car park. Click on the image to open the large version. 

A Tree in Red Hook

  The shot above was taken November 19th 2006, and the image below is from this week. 

The NYC Idiotarod 2008

  Idiotarod 2008. On the Border of Red Hook and Carroll Gardens this afternoon.