It is a familiar beauty, this road to the beach; we have taken it before. There were summer family vacations here. There were getaways like this one; weekends without the kids. But this is the first time that we cross this bridge in our fifth decade.
Celebrate Brooklyn kicked off their season of free outdoor shows last week with an opening gala featuring Andrew Bird. His set was dominated by the excellent songs of his last album, Armchair Apocrypha.