Keith Girard

Miranda: Williamsburg Gem Blends Italian, South American Cuisine

Sasha Miranda and husband Mauricio Miranda thought they’d found the ideal location for “Miranda,” the Williamsburg, Brooklyn restaurant they opened in 2007. The building was once home to a pre-prohibition saloon and a popular neighborhood bakery. With such history, they knew the location offered unique ties to the community. They’ve strived to maintain the integrity of the 125-year-old building in keeping with the surrounding neighborhood ever since....

Water’s Edge: A Long Island Landmark Renewed on East River

The iconic New York City landmark Water’s Edge Restaurant, spans three decades and has recently reopened under the Singh Hospitality Group. Sited along the East River in Long Island City, the venue offers awe-inspiring views of New York’s impressive cityscape. The menu of culinary creations and refreshing twists on traditional fare reflect the eclectic American cuisine....

Beekman Bar & Books: James Bond Would Love English Theme

Picture James Bond – not Daniel Craig, but Sean Connery – pulling up to the curb in his Aston Martin and climbing out in his Antony Sinclair Savile Row suit with ascot neatly tufted in his shirt. He would glance to each side before walking into Beekman Bar and Books on First Ave. and 50th Street. Bond would take one look around and feel right at home....

Keith Girard

Keith Girard four decades of experience as an award-winning reporter, editor-in-chief, and senior media executive. Keith’s career began in Washington, D.C., where he was a reporter for The Washington Post and a contributing editor for Regardie's and Washingtonian magazines. He also worked as a writer/producer in CNN's Washington Bureau and has written one book on the U.S. Marines in the Gulf War.