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Low-Energy Intruder Hangs Out in a High-Tech Home - The New York Times
The person who entered the apartment was not the one who was expected there, and as of that moment in February, a modern, Brooklyn version of “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” played out over a night and a day, the cold porridge and broken chair replaced by fast Wi-Fi and weed.
nytimes  williamsburg  brooklyn  shorttermrentals  crime  fraud 
september 2017 by brendanmcfadden
World (or at Least Brooklyn) Stops for Lost Dog - The New York Times
Every week, dozens of dogs and cats go missing in New York City. Their distraught owners put up signs. Some turn up alive. Some do not. Over the next few days, Bailey somehow became a phenomenon, a cause, and in her rarefied corner of Brooklyn and beyond, a social media star.
dogs  pets  missingpet  newyork  brooklyn  carrollgardens  nytimes  socialmedia  technology 
september 2017 by brendanmcfadden
The Metaphysical Bartender in Brooklyn - The New York Times
IN hard times, few local figures are as vital as the bartender-philosopher. And no bartender-philosopher is quite like Peter Napolitano.
peternapolitano  brooklyn  melodylanes  bartender  philosophy 
september 2017 by brendanmcfadden
5 Chile-Spiked, Cilantro-Laden Recipes from Win Son | Bon Appetit
Thanks to Josh Ku and Trigg Brown, you can travel halfway around the world without leaving your kitchen. The duo share the recipes that fuel their addictive Brooklyn-based Taiwanese restaurant, Win Son.
win  son  recipes  food  cooking  taiwanesefood  taiwanesecooking  taiwaneserestaurant  brooklyn  new  york 
june 2017 by brendanmcfadden
Tempting Offer Could Mean End of a Brooklyn Longshoreman’s Bar
“Everyone else on the block wants to sell, so I said O.K.,” Mr. Montero said, sitting at the block-glass bar that came over from the original Montero’s across the street, where it opened in 1939. “Even my brother Frank said, ‘Try it, Pepe.’ So I tried it.”
newyork  brooklyn  redhook  realestate  gentrification 
august 2015 by brendanmcfadden
A Brooklyn Literary Map: The Best Book for Each Brooklyn Neighborhood
To paraphrase a famous member of the local literary scene, Brooklyn contains multitudes. And perhaps nowhere are those multitudes made more manifest than in the borough’s many neighborhoods, each as different from one another as are the city’s boroughs themselves. Over the years, countless writers have borne witness to the nuances of each neighborhood, celebrating the singular smell of the streets in Bushwick or the way the light washes over the beach in Coney Island. With this map we hope to celebrate much of the best writing set in the borough; neighborhood by neighborhood, these novels, essays, and poems reflect the specific time and place in which they are set, and in doing so, beautifully demonstrate the multitudes that make up Brooklyn as a whole, multi-faceted as it is now, and has always been.
books  literature  brooklyn  brooklynmagazine 
october 2014 by brendanmcfadden
Moving Out of Brooklyn Because of High Prices
Even long-time Brooklynites are finding themselves priced out of the hippest neighborhoods. Do they look elsewhere, move further into Brooklyn or swallow the rising costs? Video Credit
brooklyn  newyork  nytimes  realestate  culture 
august 2014 by brendanmcfadden
My Brooklyn, Then and Now
A son of this vast borough surveys his home of 44 years, noting that its contradictions have never been more apparent than they are today.
nytimes  newyork  brooklyn 
july 2014 by brendanmcfadden

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