Beyond Brooklyn

Hogwarts castle glows during the opening ceremony of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™

I have been a fan of Harry Potter since my first journey to the Quidditch pitch at Hogwarts when I read Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.

Playlist Live connects fans and YouTube celebrities in Orlando, Florida, during the largest gathering of a new age of video superstars.

Playlist Live is finished for 2014 in Orlando.

After attending an event that we had planned for since June, our daughter thought it "was very weird that it is over."

Against a foreground of harvested salt mounds, a one hour time exposure captures the star trails of the southern hemisphere around the Southern Cross constellation.

Against a foreground of harvested salt mounds, a one hour time exposure captures the star trails of the southern hemisphere around the Southern Cross constellation.

Pete Seeger died on Monday, the 50th anniversary of the Beatles arrival in America. I remember Pete Seeger's songs just as much as the Beatles.

Pete Seeger died on Monday, the 50th anniversary of the Beatles arrival in America. I remember Pete Seeger's songs just as much as the Beatles.

South Brooklyn Network is choosing Astronaut Chris Hadfield and his stint as commander of the International Space Station as the best space story of 2013.

In a truly Beyond Brooklyn existence, the South Brooklyn Network is choosing Astronaut Chris Hadfield and his stint as commander of the International Space Station as the best space story of 2013.

Eliza Phillips races slalom in Tri-State Race in Massachusetts

Eliza Phillips races slalom in Tri-State Race in Massachusetts.
©Mark D Phillips

By Mark D Phillips

Ski season in New York City is a challenge.

From Brooklyn to Cooperstown, the history of baseball ties the two together

The National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown seems a long way from Brooklyn, but in the history of baseball, the two are linked right from the origins of the game.

Eliza Phillips pets a Beluga Whale at Marineland in Niagara Falls, Canada. ©Mark D Phillips

Who would have thought of Niagara Falls as a destination to pet a Beluga whale?

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