Posts Categorized: Brooklyn

Are you a restaurant regular?

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I read this great article in the New York Times last week about the comfort (and perks) of being a restaurant regular. Long-time critic Frank Bruni says, “What you have with a restaurant that you visit once or twice is a transaction. What you have with a restaurant that you visit over and over is… Read more »

Movies with a view

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As I do my best to eek out the remaining days of summer, I can’t help but set aside more time to wander down and explore Brooklyn Bridge Park. Just like in Manhattan, every week, they offer movies outdoors with a view. Don’t get me wrong: I’ve watched films in Bryant Park and Central Park. But… Read more »

Bright doors in Brooklyn

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Ever since I heard Hugh Grant describe the blue door that marked his flat in the film Notting Hill, I have thought about how charming and distinctive this design choice really is. Enter Brooklyn, and my new neighborhood there. Somehow it seems that there is a colorful door to be found on every block! I… Read more »

Kayaking on the East River

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Ever since I moved to Brooklyn, I’ve been looking forward to going kayaking on the East River. Over the long weekend, I finally did it! It was slightly risky to bring my iPhone out on the water with me, but I couldn’t resist since I knew how incredible the views would be. That said, every… Read more »

Would you wallpaper your apartment?

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Since my Brooklyn apartment is completely unpacked, I’ve been starting to think about little design flourishes that won’t break the bank. I love this temporary wallpaper from Hygge & West. It’s so brilliant! Every time I go to invest in something nice for my apartment, I hem and haw—mostly because that’s the problem: It’s most… Read more »