Beyond Brooklyn

On Saturday, May 18, Brooklynites will see the entire D-Day Squadron fly in formation from Oxford, CT and around the Statue of Liberty. ©Mark D Phillips

It’s been 75-years since the skies were filled with C-47s on their way to France to begin the D-Day invasion. On Saturday, May 18, 2019, the day before they begin their journey to Europe, Brooklynites will have the opportunity to see the entire D-Day Squadron (conditions permitting) fly in formation from Oxford, CT, up the Hudson River in New York, over Manhattan Island, and around the Statue of Liberty.

Nina O'Brien dominated the US Nationals bringing home four National Championships ©Mark D Phillips

The first ski World Cup race held in the United States was at Waterville Valley in 1969, with four of the six podium positions taken by American women in slalom and GS. That history is what brings the US Nationals back to the East Coast and Waterville Valley for this season and 2021.

Ski Blandford is back in operation under new management and it is a jewel.

It's President Week and there are lots of families deciding what to do during the time off. How about a Massachusetts ski trip? Ski Blandford is back in operation under new management and it is a jewel.

Village of kids turn out to build giant snowman in Cobble Hill

Every once in a while, someplace out in the rest of the world from New York City pops up with something fun. And the fact that this one is from Cobble Hill is pretty cool. The fact that it is Canada shows how much alike we all are.

Mikaela Shiffrin wins her third straight Killington Cup in slalom.  ©Mark D Phillips

Today was Mikaela's day to shine during a dreary day at Killington. The weather really was opposite of the excitement as she competed for her third straight Killington Cup slalom podium.

It was Federica's day. After moving from the 6th starting position to a 2nd place first run finish, Federica Brignone of Italy tore up the course in the second run to pass Ragnhild Mowinckel of Norway.

Can Mikaela Shiffrin three-peat in slalom at the FIS Ladies Ski World Cup at Killington?

France's Tessa Worley takes on the US' Mikaela Shiffrin and a host of top skiers on a challenging GS course that over the last two years has given us two unique champions, one of which is Worley who bested the course in the inaugural Killington Cup of 2016. Viktoria Rebensburg of Germany, last year's victor, is looking to repeat her spot on the podium.

A City for Corduroy: Don Freeman’s New York, on view at the Museum of the City of New York from November 21, 2018, through June 23, 2019

“I wanted to be an artist . . . to see New York and find out how everybody lived and how they looked and acted.” – Don Freeman

Interior Lives: Contemporary Photographs of Chinese New Yorkers at Museum of the City of New York

Three photographers explore the lives of Chinese Americans in a striking exhibit of daily life in New York City, Interior Lives: Contemporary Photographs of Chinese New Yorkers, at the Museum of the City of New York until March 24, 2019.

Harry Potter: A History of Magic has taken over Manhattan, coming to rest at the New-York Historical Society from October 5, 2018, to January 27, 2019.

Harry Potter: A History of Magic has taken over Manhattan, coming to rest at the New-York Historical Society from 

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