Join us in welcoming a new birria truck, several new pizzerias, and a new Brooklyn home for a Manhattan favorite. Sadly, we say goodbye to two Park Slope spots this week. As always, let us know if we’ve missed anything [https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeHXqIQrTLCPeA3dvDaAHHsm5HeU8F7gfZnscBK337wqaY6Xg/viewform?
Pierogies at Pierozek. Courtesy of STUNTMANpr.Earlier this week, the Michelin Guide announced their Bib Gourmand list, which this year includes 37 Brooklyn spots. Bib Gourmand is the group’s designation that recognizes restaurants that allow you to enjoy two courses and a drink or dessert for $40 or less.
By Briget Rein, Candidate for Council in D39. [https://www.brigetrein.com/] It has finally happened: Judge Katherine Levine lifted the temporary restraining order and the ULURP process has begun on rezoning Gowanus [/gowanus-rezoning-proceeds-to-public-review/]. The rezoning is inevitable. I want to make myself abundantly clear: I was never against the
Courtesy of Marvel Architects/SCAPE Landscape ArchitectsBy Michelle de la Uz A recent opinion piece by several Gowanus residents [/opinion-welcome-to-gowanus-green-brooklyns-own-love-canal/] opposed to affordable housing development in their neighborhood, unfortunately, continued a pattern of dangerously misleading rhetoric about the Gowanus Green development. As a 43-year old nonprofit comprehensive community development corporation
Rendering of the post-rezoning Gowanus canal bridge crossing with waterfront development and pedestrian activity. (Image: Department of City Planning) Brooklyn Council Member Brad Lander has spent almost half a decade organizing community planning meetings to generate consensus around the rezoning of Gowanus, the southwest Brooklyn neighborhood known for its historic
This week we welcome a new Italian eatery with a great happy hour, a coffee shop with a cause, and a pop-up at a gone-but-not-forgotten favorite. We say goodbye to Crown Height’s Associate Supermarket after a long road, which you can read more about here [/associated-supermarket-given-30-days-to-vacate-crown-heights-site/]. As always, let
L-R Top row: West, Hanif, Schneider; bottom row: Haq, Krebs, ReinCandidates for Brooklyn’s Council District 39 (Park Slope, Carroll Gardens, Windsor Terrace) gathered virtually Thursday night to talk about issues ranging from the crumbling Brooklyn-Queens Expressway and the Gowanus rezoning to school reopenings and composting. At a forum hosted
As temperatures drop, hospitalizations increase, and cases rise, Brooklyners are bracing for a highly unusual Winter season. The pleasures of outdoor dining are soon to be marred by the cold, and according to Governor Cuomo [https://twitter.com/NYGovCuomo/status/1335987364347473921], indoor dining may soon be shut down. For some
Borsalia [http://borsalia.com/] 79 Grand Street, between Wythe Avenue and Berry Street. > [https://www.instagram.com/p/CHyHEnWlM9t/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=loading] [https://www.instagram.com/p/CHyHEnWlM9t/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=loading] This new coffeehouse and pastry shop opened on November 10th and
Restaurant owners operating in Brooklyn, and even all across America, haven’t had many reasons to be optimistic lately. Government pandemic assistance has largely fallen flat, predictions about closings are bleak, and regular customers are lower than ever on extra spending money. It’s understandable that many in the industry
Fairway Market in Red Hook. Liena Zagare/BklynerFairway store in Red Hook, along with Douglaston in Queens and Plainview and Westbury on Long Island, are expected to close by July 17, according to the company’s updated filings with the Labor Department. Fairway has been struggling since 2016 and the
Photo by Bill Oxford on UnsplashBy Eric Umansky, originally published in ProPublica [https://www.propublica.org/article/my-family-saw-a-police-car-hit-a-kid-on-halloween-then-i-learned-how-nypd-impunity-works?token=mtRqVqWf3m79M17eu5HGekP4E211ceqH&fbclid=IwAR0R67inNGLQjjtviop1_Pu4_YCLprt6BcmwO6Rj7FToJNbn0Ldjvkt9CqU] . Last Halloween, my wife and then-6-year-old daughter were making their way home after trick-or-treating in Brooklyn. Suddenly, an unmarked NYPD car with sirens wailing began speed
Brooklyn is a microcosm of the dumpling universe. Here, you can eat Tibetan momos, Georgian khinkali, and Cantonese har gow all in the same day, separated by little more than a train ride. Writer Nick Kindelsperger wrote in an article for the Chicago Tribune that “dumplings are delightful things, born