Jazeeba salon, Maria Newsom/BklynerMIDWOOD—The mixed-use architecture which defines the stretch of Foster Avenue from MacDonald to Ocean Avenues, pairs storefronts below, with apartments above, and hums with humans from Azerbaijan to Zambia. There’s a Bengali bakery, a Central Asian specialty market, a Dominican convenience store, Mexican bodegas,
We promise you will master the art of giving this holiday season with this list of choices. No one returns chocolate, everyone loves a spa treatment, exercise and physical activity keep up our energy and who can resist the Russian bath experience. Li-Lac Chocolates [https://www.li-lacchocolates.com/] Sunset Park
Photo by Lisa WillnerBig changes are coming to the borough’s Bally Total Fitness gyms, including the one at 1921 86th Street, following a corporate buyout. The California-based 24 Hour Fitness purchased 32 clubs owned by the beleaguered Bally chain in December, including the four remaining clubs in Brooklyn. Little
A Kid’s Dream Hair Salon & Spa [http://akidsdreamnyc.com] (549 Myrtle Avenue at Emerson Place) officially opened for business on Saturday, July 26. The salon offers children the full-service salon experience, from haircuts, braids and blowouts, to manicures, pedicures and facials—all in a fun, interactive, and kid-focused setting.
LeonOla Hair Salon [http://www.leonola.com/default.html] (453 7th Avenue, between 15th and 16th Street) celebrated their grand opening this month, joining neighbors Slope Suds [http://slopesuds.com/], Salon Bohemia [http://www.salonbohemia.com/], La Belle Unisex [http://www.yelp.com/biz/la-belle-unisex-brooklyn], and From Head to Toe
With summer in sight and one verified flip flop spotting already [/blog/neighbors/scenes-from-spring], we’re wondering where you go to prepare for open-toe season. Here’s a list of local pedicure prices: * Design A&J Nail [http://www.yelp.com/biz/design-a-and-j-nail-brooklyn] (1015 Cortelyou Rd. by Coney Island Ave.
Source: Flickr upload bot via Wikimedia CommonsStacey Catapano of Brooklyn Makeup Studio has been working with the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) to raise funds and awareness for those affected by the disease. She’s become a PDF Champion, a name bestowed on those who are dedicated individuals and give