Thirty-one coffee shops in 2.18 square miles, but residents don’t feel this Brooklyn neighborhood is over-caffeinated.
By Richard Nieva Brooklyn College’s first-ever student dormitory has brought a new influx of students to what was historically a commuter campus, and with half the school year almost over, local businesses continue trying to figure out ways to engage this new population. Merchants in the area have been experimenting with different ways to encourage […]
By Alexandra Alper The hit reality TV series, “Pawn Stars,” opens with images of an antique watch, a sword, and a dramatic shot of three men in black. The show, which premiered last year on the History Channel, has done much to legitimize and even glamorize a business once seen as a front for robbers […]
By Ceylan Yeginsu As I turned the corner from Bedford Avenue onto North 8th Street and glimpsed the giant chalk sign that read ‘Brooklyn Winery,’ I started to picture plush ripe grapes and giant wooden barrels of crimson wine. What I didn’t imagine was what it takes to get from the former to the latter. […]
Customers braved the rainy weather to get a cup of joe from reopened Gorilla Coffee in Park Slope. Same brew, new staff.