06/17/2013 02:23 pm ET Updated Aug 17, 2013

Licensed to Grill: Mike D's Brooklyn Town House


Michael Diamond was sitting in his Cobble Hill town house, marveling at the virtues of a backyard. "When I was growing up in New York, we were the anomaly," said Mr. Diamond, better known as Mike D of the Beastie Boys. "Our family stayed, but back then families didn't stay. Once you had a second kid, you immediately left, so the kids could run around outside."

Read more on The New York Times