Which way to the fencing room?The magnificent Bedford Union Armory, now vacant, has a fencing room with a sky-high ceiling and a balcony where a fencing master observed the goings-on down below. … Full Article
Amen, brother.A magnificent church that began its existence as the Williamsburgh Trust Company Building has been in landmarking limbo since 1966.On Tuesday, it was liberated from limbo — and designated as a city landmark. … Full Article
When will the red neon sign cease to shine forth with the “Watchtower” name?The Jehovah's Witnesses have closed on the $340 million sale of their Brooklyn Heights headquarters, with its iconic neon sign that can be seen from the Lower Manhattan shoreline. … Full Article
Betcha don't know how to find the entrance to the Newtown Creek Nature Walk.Unless you work at Time Warner Cable's Greenpoint facility or the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant, you probably haven't been down to the edge of Paige Avenue. … Full Article
When shall we three meet again? In thunder, lightning, or in rain?
The photo ops are fabulous when storms come rolling in.
The witches of “Macbeth” would love it here at WNYC Transmitter Park on Greenpoint's East River shoreline. … Full Article
Polish enclave. Hipsterville. Manufacturing haven. Waterfront neighborhood.Don't you love Greenpoint?This is a checklist of places you should see if you want to claim you know the neighborhood well. … Full Article