Author Archives: MICHAEL KIMMELMAN

Critic’s Notebook: 3 Lush Parks Drastically Remake the East River Waterfront

Acres of green space, new or expanded, along the Brooklyn and Queens shorelines offer quiet places to pause, look and stroll. What are you waiting for?

Critic’s Notebook: Cuomo Has the Opportunity to Fix Penn Station, but Will He?

The transportation hub serving about 650,000 daily passengers desperately needs an overhaul. So far, the New York governor’s plans don’t begin to address the problems.