Brooklyn bard Walt Whitman would feel right at home on the R train platform beneath Brooklyn Heights — “Mannahatta” is the name he used for Manhattan in his poetry. Eagle photo by Lore Croghan

Calling Walt Whitman! Somebody out there riding the rails sure loves ya, baby. Perhaps there’s a poetry-minded prankster out there thinking of you. Because a directional sign on a Court Street subway-station platform beneath Brooklyn Heights — the 19th-Century bard’s old stomping grounds — points the way to the train to “Mannahatta.” That’s the name Read More →