Grieving today for my dear friend Linda Mariano who passed away last night. A fierce advocate for the Gowanus and Brooklyn.
News & Stories
A collection of local stories from other local sites covering Brooklyn and the issues that SBN would like to share with our neighbors.
It takes Seven Minutes of Terror for Perseverance to plunge through the thin Martian atmosphere at more than 12,000 mph on February 18, 2021.
Sky lovers, rejoice! This holiday season, the heavens have bestowed an extraordinary gift: the two largest planets in our solar system – Jupiter and Saturn – have come within kissing distance for the first time since the Middle Ages, forming what looks like a bright, double star. This rare and […]
It is my favorite Star Wars movie and what a gift we got for the 40th Anniversary. Containing never-before-seen on-set footage and outtakes from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, the rare behind-the-scenes moments captured by the film’s documentary crew are an amazing look back for those of us who loved this movie.
2020’s only Total Solar Eclipse left its Hole in the Sky above the Southern Hemisphere on December 15, 2020. The total solar eclipse, which lasted just over two minutes, was visible from the northern Patagonia region of Argentina and from Araucania in Chile. A partial solar eclipse was visible in […]
The first time I met David Dinkins, he was the mayor of New York City and I was a 30-year-old photographer sent by the Associated Press to photograph some forgotten event in City Hall in 1989. I looked for the image, but it is long lost. But that first meeting stayed with me for the last 30 years. His charm and warmth toward me was a nice feeling.
For the second time in 25 years, dredging is underway on Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal. Maybe this time it will work. Last time, it was a New York City project, it wasn’t the Environmental Protection Agency doing it under a Superfund cleanup. Of course there was a ceremony for the beginning […]
Static Apnea, directed by Christopher McElroen who is a Brooklyn based media artist and the Founding Artistic Director of the american vicarious, was first performed at The Performance Arcade, New Zealand. The Invisible Dog presents the Brooklyn debut from Saturday, September 12 to Saturday, October 17, 2020.
It was the 1990s and no one really cared about the filthy Gowanus Canal. I had begun photographing the canal as a project in between my day job of professional sporting events, presidents and disasters. Then I met Buddy Scotto.