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In DUMBO, Cachet Trumps Convenience

By Elisabeth Anderson Phil Li, an executive from Park Slope, has a longer commute to his current job at a non-profit in DUMBO than to his previous one in midtown Manhattan.  And not unlike a mountaineer preparing for a climb, he always checks his gear before beginning the trek. “Accessibility is an issue and that...


Brooklyn Brides United

By Elisabeth Anderson This October, Mike and I are getting married. Our ceremony will take place at a sweet, old church on Long Island, and will be performed by an equally sweet and old Irish priest who comes complete with an out-of-central-casting brogue.  Then, 180 of our nearest and dearest will descend upon a former...


Giving in Brooklyn

By Elisabeth Anderson
Brooklyn is awash in opportunities for its 2.5 million residents to give back. Here, a look at giving and giving institutions in Brooklyn, by the numbers.


The Week Ahead

By Melanie Brisbon Good Morning! Welcome to the Brooklyn Ink!  Here’s what we’re going to follow in the coming week. *New Yorkers know the name “Brooklyn” is leveraged to market products and services throughout the city, but many businesses outside the state are also using the Brooklyn brand to promote their products. The Ink will explore...