How did a Superfund site end up in South Brooklyn? Originally a series of tidal creeks, the native Americans named it Gowanes Creek in honor of Chief Gowanes of the Canarses tribe, who lived, hunted, and fished along its length.
Grand Army Plaza, the northern entrance to Prospect Park, is of special interest to Civil War enthusiasts with the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Memorial Arch, a colossal granite Arc de Triomphe.
Today’s Red Hook is much smaller than its original boundaries. Throughout the 19th and 20th centuries, Red Hook point was a shipping destination and is today the home of Fairway grocery store.
Frank Manzi brought his music to the backyards and kitchens of his fans with concerts along the east coast in unique settings like Wayne and Tonja’s magic forest, their backyard piece of heaven. “Just to hear You Breathe” was breathtaking in the foothills of the Appalaichian Mountains along Moss Creek in Morganton, North Carolina
We celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin during Apollo 11 on July 20, 1969. True heroes to the entire world. And check out the celebration in Washington projecting Apollo 11 on all four sides of the Washington Monument in actual size. It’s spectacular.
The best players in college baseball hone their skills during the summer months in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League (FCBL). The Worcester Bravehearts (Massachusetts) brought Vandy Boys to New England leading up to their emotional National Championship. Take a road trip to see baseball in its purest form.
It’s been 75-years since the skies were filled with C-47s on their way to France to begin the D-Day invasion. Today, I went to the home base of the D-Day Squadron at Waterbury-Oxford Airport to meet Dave Hamilton, one of twenty C47 Pathfinder Pilots who left England at ten minutes after midnight, flying plane #14, leading the way to Normandy, dropping paratroopers the night before the invasion.
The White Mountains of New Hampshire are some of the most beautiful outdoor scenery across the country. There was a time when the world came to Waterville Valley for some of the best skiiers and skiing in the United States. The first ski World Cup race held in the United […]
Mikaela Shiffrin reigns at Killington as she three-peated in slalom at the Killington Cup, the only East Coast venue of the Ski World Cup, and claimed her 45th World Cup victory. She is the dominant skier in America.
HAPPY 4TH OF JULY FROM SOUTHBROOKYN.COM! The 41st Annual Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks for 2017 were spectacular. We got up high in South Brooklyn and it was quite a different view.