A look at the personalities behind Bushwick’s popular Ethiopian pop-up restaurant, Bunna Cafe, which settles into a permanent home on Saturday. Continue reading
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Tagged Adam Collison, Brooklyn, Bunna Cafe, Bushwick, Ethiopian food, Girma Yifrashewa, habesha, injera, Kedija Srage, Liyuw Ayalew, pop-up restaurant, Sam Saverance, The Drink Brooklyn
On the Brooklyn-Queens border, advocates, families, and elected officials came together Sunday to mourn the 300-plus victims of traffic violence since January 2013. Continue reading
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Tagged Allison Liao, Brooklyn, Bushwick, Ella Bandes, Eric Adams, home rule, Juan Martinez, Make Brooklyn Safer, Make Queens Safer, posts with video, Queens, Renee Thompson, Ridgewood, safe streets, Sammy Cohen Eckstein, Transportation Alternatives, Vision Zero
Today, Ample Hills co-owner Brian Smith unveiled nine new ice cream flavors rooted in Brooklyn history. Continue reading
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Tagged Ample Hills Creamery, Branch Rickey, Brighton Beach, Brookland Ferry, Bushwick, Coney Island, Dyker Heights, Ebbets Field, Gowanus, Joe Sitt, Walt Whitman, Williamsburg
Using a cool Google tool to graph the mentions of Brooklyn neighborhoods over time. Continue reading
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Tagged Battle of Brooklyn, Bay Ridge, Boerum Hill, Brooklyn, Brooklyn history, Brooklyn neighborhoods, Bushwick, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Flatbush, Flatlands, Google Ngram Viewer, Gravesend, New Utrecht, Park Slope, Prospect Heights, Red Hook, Six Towns, South Brooklyn, Yellow Hook
With 2012 drawing to a close, I took a few moments to reflect on the year before looking forward to what 2013 might bring. Here’s my list of favorite edibles from neighborhood visits, both official and otherwise, over the past … Continue reading
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Tagged Ba Xuyên, Bed-Stuy, Bismillash Restaurant, Brooklyn, Bushwick, City Line, Dough, East New York, Flatlands, food, Georgetown, Golden Apache, Hurricane Sandy, Il Porto, J&V Pizzeria, Jimmy's Famous Heros, Mapleton, Mrs. Maxwell's Party Cakes, Navy Yard, Original Pizza, Saraghina, Sheepshead Bay, Sunset Park, SWallabout, Ted & Honey, Tompkins Park North, Tortilleria Mexicana Los Hermanos, Yun Nan Flavour Snack Inc.
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Here’s the last post of this set. There were a few memorable moments here, most of them revolving around marveling with others at the crushed cars. I also got some frozen yogurt at Brooklyn Swirl, which was very good. I … Continue reading
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Funny to think that a week ago I was wearing a short-sleeved shirt and complaining because my hands were cold on the ride home. Today, I’m wearing a jacket and gloves.