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Brooklyn NY

(Cherry blossoms at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: The Brooklyn Botanic Garden

There’s a pristine floral oasis just a short subway ride from midtown Manhattan, and it’s an ideal diversion during your next Broadway getaway.

05/15/2014

(The view of Manhattan from the Brooklyn side of the East River.  Photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Stepping Away From Holiday-Frantic Manhattan

After I’ve seen the Rockefeller Center tree and the ice skaters, and the Fifth Avenue crowds become unbearable, I hop the “F” train to Brooklyn.

11/28/2013

(A visitor takes a closer look at an artifact on display at "Bldg. 92," the museum of the Brooklyn Navy Yard.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: The Brooklyn Navy Yard

Something new grows in Brooklyn, and Jay Lloyd notes that history buffs now have another getaway spot to visit.

01/26/2012