The Future of the Brooklyn WaterfrontBy Eric Simundza
Brooklyn, as Borough President Marty Markowitz reminded a recent public forum in Williamsburg, is currently denied access to the most beautiful waterfront in America.
Who Shares the Pain? NYC and the Future of GlobalizationBy Theodore Hamm and Williams Cole
In our last Rail entry, New York City, LLC (March/ April), we outlined the inequalities, as well as contrasting priorities, that shape the debate regarding the citys current fiscal problems.
The Changing Faces of Fort Greene: A New Skool Report
This series of new skool journalism workshops found our writers, all high school students from across the city, reporting on the neighborhood of Fort Greene, a small swath of tree-lined streets wedged between Bedford-Stuyvesant and Downtown Brooklyn.
How to Cook AsparagusThe Show Within the ShowBy Cathy Nan Quinlan
Few will revisit the Whitney Biennial and fewer still would make a special return trip to see only the paintings. Ill number myself among those fewI wanted to test a theory.
The Starry Skies Above: Astro ForecastsBy Naomi Foyle
Aries With typically no thought for personal safety youre diving for pearls amidst the May typhoons.
Some Rules for the Conduct of Young Gentlemen (No. 1)By William Rossa Cole
DONT spit in the street. If you MUST spit, do it into a tissue; discreetly. Or make sure nobody is looking at you, especially women, and spit in the gutter.
Dining CarBy Brooklyn Rail Staff
The trick to Mediterranean cooking, says of the Rails many gourmands, involves taking the freshest ingredients and soaking them in savory marinades. Under Chef Diego Gonzalez, many of the tapas at Allioli have no reached that desired state of seasoned and grilled bliss.