Scott Brinton
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I can still picture the last day of my fourth and final summer as a Fresh Air Fund counselor at Camp Hayden Marks, on the 2,000-acre Sharpe Reservation in upstate Fishkill, 28 years ago. The campers . . . more
My brief viewer-host relationship with Anthony Bourdain took a nosedive in May 2013, a month after his CNN travel-food show, “Parts Unknown,” premiered. more
As I scroll back through my childhood remembrances, Mexico comes to me in clips and phrases, a staccato succession of wonder and horror — but mostly wonder. more
Strangely, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton landed in Nassau County on the same day, at the same time, last week. Trump came for a roundtable in Bethpage . . . more
I was hurrying on Broad Street in Philadelphia on April 22, headed to Temple University, when I happened upon a terrifying sight. more
In my two and a half decades of writing on the environment and pondering solutions to the pressing sustainability issues that our planet — and civilization — face, I never imagined that the answer to reversing our destructive course might lie in nutrition education. more
I’m thankful for the March 21-22 nor’easter that blew across Long Island and dropped a foot of snow in Nassau County. No, really, I am. more
You knew CNN’s town hall to debate gun control — on Feb. 21, only a week after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. — would devolve into absurdity when National Rifle Association spokeswoman Dana Loesch took the stage. more
Start saving. As in right now. Save all that you can. In my last column, “Buckle up, L.I., the GOP tax plan is headed our way” (Jan. 25-31), I promised to offer my suggestions this week on … more
As I wrote this column Saturday — the first anniversary of President Trump’s inauguration — the federal government was shut down. By Monday, it appeared poised to get back to work, as a compromise deal to end the legislative stalemate was in the works . . . more
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