A torrential summer downpour turned Grand Avenue in Williamsburg into a river in a matter of minutes.

A torrential summer downpour turned Grand Avenue in Williamsburg into a river in a matter of minutes.

Williamsburg is often described as a playground for grownups. Here are a couple of them at East River State Park taking the saying to heart.

Williamsburg is often described as a playground for grownups. Here are a couple of them at East River State Park taking the saying to heart.

A shining beacon on an otherwise dark and empty stretch of Metropolitan Avenue, Late Night Deli promises to fulfill all your nocturnal cravings.

A shining beacon on an otherwise dark and empty stretch of Metropolitan Avenue, Late Night Deli promises to fulfill all your nocturnal cravings.

Our magnolia tree in spring. Kind of a showstopper, no?

The track at McCarren Park on the first truly warm night of spring.

This Secret Garden-esque alley is hidden in the middle of a row of more modern buildings, on Driggs Avenue in Williamsburg.

Our neighbors’ backyard in summer and in fall - which do you prefer?