Day: July 18, 2012

The Brooklyn Heights Promenade: the history behind the beautiful scenery

The Brooklyn Heights promenade is one of  the scenic highlights of New York City, offering locals and toursits a panoramic view of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and the Manhattan skyline. But despite its prominence as a local attraction, the story of its creation has remained largely unknown. In The Brooklyn Heights Promenade,  Henrik Krogius, editor of the Brooklyn Heights Press, offers readers insight into the complicated …

Local resident shares story in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Here Comes the Bride

It’s wedding season! Whether or not you’re involved in any celebrations this summer, you might want to pick up Chicken Soup for the Soul: Here Comes the Bride for some inspirational stories about the joys and dramas of being a bride (or friend of the bride). This recently published Chicken Soup for the Soul collection features Brooklyn …