The first of May was originally celebrated by European pagans as a day of fertility—for the first spring planting and… more personal exploits. In modern times, it’s typically a spring frolic, as well as a day of political protests, a saint’s feast day and an acknowledgment of organized labor. In many nations, May 1 is a national holiday.
Here in Brooklyn Heights, however, we’ll just enjoy the organic beauty of our halcyon neighborhood… along with your opinions & observations on this BHB Open Thread Wednesday. What’s on your mind? Comment away! (Photos: CT)