Gowanus is dead, Long live Gowanus. I have expected to say this for at least a decade, and now, post COVID, it is finally here. The Gowanus I photographed for thirty years is officially dead, The new Gowanus Canal is becoming the residential playground it was meant to be in 2023.
Atlantic Avenue ArtWalk 2023
Discover new, and established, local Brooklyn artists whose works will be displayed in windows and inside the charming shops during the Atlantic Avenue ArtWalk 2023, held May 20 through May 28 from Fourth Avenue to the Waterfront through the enchanting historic neighborhoods of Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, Boerum Hill and downtown Brooklyn.
The Top of the Race Pyramid: The Sise Cup 2023
The Sise Cup is the most prestigious award within the New England Masters and is bestowed to the top man and woman points holders at the end of each season. With an epic battle between two top women and a dominant seven-time winner for the men, 2023 was an amazing race season.
Slaloms and GS galore, but alas, no Super Gs…
West Mountain was the scene for GS and Slalom races by the Mid-Atlantic Masters Ski Racing on February 18 and 19 with an icy track as the strange winter continues. Matt Dodge claimed the title of fastest man on the mountain in both disciplines.
Masters Eastern Championships at Stratton
In a challenging season for ski racing, Stratton Mountain was the scene for the 2023 Masters Eastern Regionals from January 25 to 28, 2023. Friday’s scene was set for the Slalom Championships with Giacomo Migliori taking first overall, a feat he would accomplish in Saturday’s GS Championship as well. Jason Beland came in second at +0.82, followed by Bastien Martini in third at+1.00. Alexandra Mitchell finished first for women and fourth overall. Maggie Sellar came in second at +8.72 and Deborah Adams at +11.29.
NEMS races two New Hampshire legendary mountains
For East Coast ski racers, Waterville Valley and Canon Mountain are the places where East Coast ski racing came of age. After a five year hiatus, New England Masters Skiing returned to Waterville for 2 GS races on Friday, Jan. 20th. The races took place on the legendary World Cup trail, an opportunity that drew some of the best Masters skiers in the region. On Saturday, Jan. 21st, Masters moved to Canon Mountain for the Hochgebirge Challenge Cup Slalom race, the oldest team ski race in the United States.
Best of 2022 in Images
The South Brooklyn images of 2022 covered many topics. I’ve broken down our favorite images and stories into four categories – Gowanus Canal, Sports, Travel and Nature. As usual, the Gowanus Canal gave me another yearly portfolio of the ever changing landscape of Brooklyn’s Superfund waterway. It became a year […]
Leaving the surly bonds of Earth
The Artemis-1 mission is firing the imagination with images that captivate and bring back the excitement of the 1968 Lunar Christmas, an event that brought astronomy into my life. I grew up in an age of exploration that finally feels like it has returned.
New England Masters Ski Racing releases 2022-23 schedule
Looking to release your inner Mikaela and Kilde and race the ski slopes? New England Masters has a full schedule of Super G, Gs and Slalom races and training throughout the region. Racers from 18 to 100 race by age groups with National Championships in March.
The World Cup Dilemma
World Cup soccer was designed as a celebration of global unity and diversity through sport, but not in 2022.