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Brooklyn

  1. bars
    A Sober Person Walks Into a Nonalcoholic Bar …I used to love bars until I gave up drinking. Can a new, zero-proof bar rekindle some of the fun?
  2. tribes
    A Sunny Saturday at Brooklyn’s Most Instagrammable IntersectionTaking stock of the photogenic scene at the corner of Washington and Water Streets.
  3. design
    Brand-new Cafés, Striving to Look Old-fashionedAs nondescript glass skyscrapers sprout across the five boroughs, designing with an eye to the city’s history is more important than ever.
  4. beer
    How One Brooklyn Brewery Blew Up by Embracing Beer’s Dank, Juicy FutureFive years in, Other Half shows no signs of slowing down.
  5. restaurant review
    Oxalis Is Not Your Garden-Variety Neighborhood BistroYoung chef Nico Russell has ambition and creativity to spare at his fine-dining restaurant in Crown Heights.
  6. space of the week
    A Spanking-New Dumbo Condo With Warmth and CharacterCaroline Grant and Dolores Suarez of Dekar Design turned this cookie-cutter apartment into a cheerful, cozy nest for a mother and her baby daughter.
  7. cooking
    Rice Cakes Fundido Are the Korean-Swiss-Mexican Mash-up You Need Right NowAt Brooklyn’s Haenyeo, chef Jenny Kwak has created a new type of multicultural food.
  8. awards
    Food & Wine Shares Its List of Great Restaurants to Work ForThe publication hired James Beard award–winning investigative reporter Tracie McMillan to lead the inaugural effort.
  9. space of the week
    A Historic Brooklyn Townhouse With Some Very Modern InterventionsThis home in Prospect Lefferts Gardens manages to stay in character while getting some major upgrades to the kitchen, bathrooms, and living spaces.
  10. crime
    Two Cops Accused of Raping Teen Have Their Charges Dropped“It’s just a horrible message that they won’t prosecute a rape case against cops.”
  11. tribes
    The (Almost) Lost Gay History of BrooklynFrom Hart Crane cruising at the St. George to male beauty contests on Coney Island.
  12. space of the week
    A Long-Awaited Renovation That Brings in the LightThis three-bedroom Prospect Heights prewar apartment was purchased in 2012, but not updated until last year.
  13. openings
    Inside Brooklyn’s New, Supersized Russ & DaughtersThe Navy Yard outpost officially opens today.
  14. space of the week
    A Spectacular Waterfront Apartment, Customized for a Young FamilyArchitect West Chin made this Dumbo home where the views provide live entertainment 24/7 even better for her clients.
  15. openings
    New York’s First Yerba Mate Bar Will Open in BrooklynA trio of women will debut Porteñas this weekend.
  16. criminal justice system
    Lawsuit Alleges ‘Inhumane’ Conditions in Frigid Brooklyn JailThe power came back Sunday after inmates in Brooklyn were stuck in the cold and dark for a week.
  17. space of the week
    An Adventurous Renovation for a Growing FamilyInterior designer Zach Motl took a bold approach decorating a classic prewar in Murray Hill in record time for clients expecting their first child.
  18. best of new york
    The Absolute Best Kid-Friendly Restaurants in New YorkFor picky palates and gourmets-in-training alike.
  19. openings
    A ‘Zero-Waste’ Grocery Store Is Open in BrooklynPrecycle is a new shop with a mission.
  20. best of new york
    The Absolute Best Restaurants in Brooklyn HeightsExcellent American fare, both new and old-school, plus inventive Middle Eastern cooking, hearty, satisfying Italian, and so much wood-fired pizza.
  21. the hot duck
    Meet the Brooklyn DucboiTurns out, there are hot ducks in Brooklyn.
  22. trials
    Finally, Some Real Menace Enters the El Chapo CourtroomBut not from the kingpin himself.
  23. best of new york
    The Absolute Best Restaurants in GowanusA home for festive Korean barbecue, hangover-curing Cubanos, and red sauce both retro and refined.
  24. openings
    An Acclaimed Pop-up Is Now an Impressive New Restaurant in BrooklynProspect Heights now has another ambitious, polished dining room to call its own.
  25. best of new york
    The Absolute Best Restaurants in Ditmas ParkBig houses, rich hummus, juicy burgers, and plenty of options for brunch.
  26. el chapo
    The El Chapo Defense: He’s No Kingpin, He’s a HenchmanPlus, a squealing underling, and other recent highlights from the trial.
  27. space of the week
    A 19th-Century Firehouse Converted Into a Sleek, Modern HomeThe history of this three-story renovation in Boerum Hill starts with the Civil War and ends with a rooftop archery range and Japanese soaking tub.
  28. best of new york
    The Absolute Best Restaurants in Dumbo and Vinegar HillA waterfront neighborhood where the food has finally caught up to the views.
  29. el chapo
    The El Chapo Trial Is Already a Movie SetThe drug kingpin takes the stage in Brooklyn.
  30. art
    A ‘Retrospective’ for Emerging Artists in Bushwick’s Former Pfizer FactoryCurating your friends in a “parody” of art nepotism.
  31. anti-semitism
    Ilana Glazer Event at Synagogue Canceled Over Violent, Anti-Semitic GraffitiHateful messages like “Die Jew Rats” were graffitied on Union Temple of Brooklyn in Prospect Heights ahead of the political event.
  32. best of new york
    The Absolute Best Restaurants in Sheepshead BayFrom rare Dungan noodles to all-American roast-beef sandwiches, this coastal community offers the familiar and the exotic in equal measure.
  33. shutdowns
    Brooklyn’s Most Prominent Food Incubator Has Abruptly ClosedNow 175 small-business owners are left scrambling to recover.
  34. mta
    Get on the Bus: A Radical Plan for Brooklyn’s Bus NetworkTwo urban planning experts argue that putting buses first could help fix New York’s transit woes.
  35. best of new york
    The Absolute Best Restaurants in Cobble HillNotable Ethiopian, Yemeni, Spanish, and Japanese cuisine, as well as several serious cocktail and wine bars with equally ambitious food programs.
  36. habitats
    How Novelist John Wray Made His Brooklyn Brownstone Into a Writers’ ClubhouseThis Park Slope townhouse is a cross between an artists’ colony, a co-working space, and a frat house.
  37. space of the week
    An Updated Brooklyn Rowhouse That Preserves the Wildness Out BackThe elegantly lush backyard is very much the centerpiece of this Cobble Hill home.
  38. best of new york
    The Absolute Best Restaurants in Downtown BrooklynWhile the area may not yet have much of an identity beyond “new,” it does have some surprising, under-the-radar gems.
  39. interior lives
    This Cobble Hill Townhouse Has a Two-Story Bookshelf, Moon Light, Climbing WallWith the collaboration of Leroy Street Studio and Brook Landscape, Olivia Song has created an oasis for her husband and two young boys.
  40. interior lives
    This All-Black Boerum Hill Firehouse Has a Live-in Archery RangeJulian LaVerdiere and Erica Hohf have transformed the second story into their home, fit with an archery range, Japanese soaking tub, and terrace.
  41. best of new york
    The Absolute Best Restaurants in Park SlopeSquid-ink crackers with mackerel pâté, affordable omakase, and great bagels.
  42. closings
    Brooklyn’s Prime Meats Will Close in NovemberThe owners plan to convert the space into a wine bar and an extension of their popular Frankies 457 Spuntino.
  43. the grub street diet
    Comedian Maeve Higgins Loves the Rush of Extreme Caffeine“An expanding sense of well-being started pulsing throughout my system.”
  44. restaurant review
    Sofreh Is a Modern New York Expression of Ancient Persian CuisineThe buzzed-about Brooklyn restaurant features elegant home-style cooking with an emphasis on small shared plates.
  45. Best of New York
    The Absolute Best Restaurants in BushwickLocavore pasta, vegan Ethiopian, tortilla-factory tacos, and destination pizza.
  46. original video
    This Artist’s Giant Yarn Sculptures Explode With ColorArtist Liz Collins loves color so much she once ate a crayon. Now, she channels her artistic tendencies through larger-than-life textile sculptures.
  47. Best of New York
    The Absolute Best Restaurants in Carroll GardensWhere worth-the-wait pizza and red-sauce Italian meet excellent pho, unusual ramen, and some of the city’s most spectacular multiregional Thai.
  48. counter culture
    A Radical Café Carves Out Space in a Gentrifying NeighborhoodWith Playground Coffee Shop, Zenat Begum wants to take back some space for the people being pushed out of Bed-Stuy.
  49. design hunting
    Art Lovers Will Appreciate This Lichtenstein-Adorned Gallery–Home HybridNo wood or marble was allowed.
  50. closings
    Brooklyn’s Only Papaya King Has ClosedAt least we had two years to relish it.
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