An occasional series exploring New York’s health and fitness culture.
I went to one of those colleges out East where the girls were overachievers and competed in everything from semiotics to style. But what we cared about most was staying skinny. After long study sessions at the library, we ran to the treadmills at midnight Read More
North Brooklyn Assemblyman Joe Lentol wants Google’s high-speed internet so badly that he’s willing to swim in Newton Creek to get it for his district.
The effect of swimming in the potential Superfund site–and why this would sway Google to include Greenpoint in its pilot program–remain, like the creek itself, entirely unclear. A 2007 Read More