If you’re a Fort Greene resident, you probably already know about No. 7, a lively, welcoming restaurant/bar nestled behind the C train entrance on Greene Avenue. The menu’s interesting and appealing, the prices gentle, the crowd convivial and slightly more grown-up than other nearby places… in other words, No. 7′s a terrific neighborhood place for [...]
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I finally completed my rounds of New York City’s great summertime outdoor fairs, food festivals, and fleas–a list that would include the Brooklyn Flea Markets (called Brooklyn Flea for short) of both Williamsburg and Fort Greene; the all-food flea offshoot, the Williamsburg Smorgasburg, the Hester Street Fair on the Lower East Side, the Dekalb Market [...]
There’s been an explosion of Downtown Brooklyn rental apartments coming to the market these past few years, and the neighborhood–once a rather depressing district in the great County of Kings, dominated by grim government buildings and cheesy retail, now changing almost daily–is about to get even hotter. As if anyone who’s been in the area [...]
One of my favorite nice-weather weekend activities is wander around one of the great outdoor markets that have popped up all over town these past few years, goofing with friends, chatting with local artisans and bakers and shopkeepers, eating my face off. SO much more fun than waiting on line somewhere for yet another brunch!
Another week, another blast of news and notes about the exploding Brooklyn rental market. First, a bit of good news for anyone considering a Brooklyn rental apartment: prices overall actually went DOWN in the month of January!
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