Tag Archive | "Brooklyn"

VIDEO: Manuel’s Ride

Wednesday, June 1, 2011


By Amaris Castillo Manuel Feliz chose to work as a taxi driver eight years ago – weary from working for years in a bodega. Feliz soon learned that being a taxi driver comes with its costs.

Prospect Park: An Unexpected Birders Haven

Monday, May 30, 2011


by Joe Deaux After more than an hour of searching, they finally spot the Yellow-throated Warbler. “I found the Yellow-throated Warbler,” Tom Stephenson, an avid birder and member of the Brooklyn Bird Club, cries out to [...]

In DUMBO, Cachet Trumps Convenience

Friday, May 27, 2011


By Elisabeth Anderson Phil Li, an executive from Park Slope, has a longer commute to his current job at a non-profit in DUMBO than to his previous one in midtown Manhattan.  And not unlike a mountaineer [...]

VIDEO: Growing Cigarettes

Wednesday, May 25, 2011


Growing tobacco to make cigarettes was something Audrey Silk did for herself. Only a few people knew. “I didn’t advocate it or publicize it,” she says.

Brooklyn Brides United

Wednesday, May 18, 2011


By Elisabeth Anderson This October, Mike and I are getting married. Our ceremony will take place at a sweet, old church on Long Island, and will be performed by an equally sweet and old Irish priest who [...]

Brooklyn’s Battle of the Drumlines (Video)

Tuesday, May 10, 2011


Brooklyn's own Royal Nights competed in this year's Battle of the Drumlines along with five other local marching band teams. The Knights brought their A-game with a fierce attitude for a shot at the top prize.

Lunch Time On The L Train

Tuesday, May 3, 2011


Stand Clear of the Closing Doors; Next Stop, Dessert By Ivana Kottasová Jim Kelly enjoyed his lunch. Creamy potato puree was spread across a shiny square plate. Four cubes of filet mignon were soaked in bordelaise [...]

Teacher Layoffs Through Time

Wednesday, April 6, 2011


By Aliza Moorji Teacher layoffs are nothing new; schools have always been a target for budget cuts. The city’s schools are now in the heat of yet another proposed round of cuts that may mean the [...]

Birth by Numbers

Friday, April 1, 2011


by Audrey Yoo Strollers are everywhere in Brooklyn. So the Ink decided to see how the borough stacks up when it comes to babies.

Undertaker U: Where Funeral Directors Learn their Stuff

Monday, March 28, 2011


By Evan MacDonald and Audrey Yoo For many, college is a chance to meet new people while living away from home for the first time. Students at American Academy McAllister Institute meet new people, too. Many [...]