Posts Tagged ‘biking’

Darkness on the Edge of Town 3 November 2012 No Comments

The darkness wasn’t confined to the edge of town, but there was something startling about seeing it there, at the edge of the island, on the bikeway, in the gloaming.  North of 34th Street the lights were on; south of 34th Street they weren’t.  At twilight you could still make out the distinctive profile of […]

Biking to Brick City, Part I: Prologue 23 October 2011 No Comments

A few nights ago, I was on my bike at the corner of Houston and Sullivan waiting for the light to change.  A mangy guy on the sidewalk was gesticulating in my direction, clearly trying to get my attention.  While my normal inclination is to ignore such requests, I was feeling magnanimous: it was a […]