The Jew, the Jew, and the Gentile

My friend Valerie and I were biking back to Clinton Hill from Williamsburg. It was evening; she wanted to take the Wythe route through the Jewish part of the neighborhood, as it was better lit and less hilly. I noticed a woman in a traditional white long sleeve blouse, long black skirt, and tights signaling… Continue reading The Jew, the Jew, and the Gentile

Bike Corrals Expanding Access to Businesses

Clear, simply-put argument for the benefit of bike parking rather than car parking. But, that’s because I’m a cyclist. If you’re a car owner in a city of already-limited places to park, I can see where this is frustrating and continues to separate, rather than unite, a community (in this article’s case, my community). It’s… Continue reading Bike Corrals Expanding Access to Businesses

Continued Learning at Next-to-No Cost? No Brainer!

Check out my latest contribution to Huffington Post’s Impact section about the Brooklyn Brainery, a model for community-driven learning. If you like it, please leave comments, like it on facebook, and share! Also, if you have ideas for stories of impact (particularly with the millennial generation), shoot me an email.Continued Learning at Next-to-No Cost? No… Continue reading Continued Learning at Next-to-No Cost? No Brainer!