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Four inspired Thanksgiving sides and pies from local chefs

Photo: Jennifer Indig If you are planning your own Thanksgiving feast or thinking about what side dish or dessert to bring as a guest, you are likely knee-deep in recipe research by now. In search of a little inspiration, Brooklyn Based asked four local chefs to share their favorite Thanksgiving sides and pies. I spent the better part of the week cooking through recipes in advance of the holiday and the results were well worth the effort. These recipes offer some refreshing new takes and twists on classics like a seared brussels sprouts recipe with a surprising glaze by Ronna Welsh of Purple Kale Kitchenworks and a pumpkin pie-cheesecake…

Craigslist Brooklyn

Brooklyn Craigslist – New York Classifieds for Jobs, Apartments, Cars & More There are several things in life that you cannot find at the click of your fingers. You have to literally hunt for them. These may include jobs or service providers such as electricians, mechanics, and plumbers to name a few, furniture or houses on sale, and many more. Searching for different matters will take time and effort. But, how would you feel if you were to get proper information about such topics in a single place? The best example of this is the Craigslist. What Is Craigslist? When you talk about Craigslist, it is basically an American classified advertisements website that has sections especially …

Swastika found near Coney Island Jewish community center

Locals were left appalled after a swastika was found sketched into a park bench near a Jewish center in Coney Island on Thursday. “The sensitivity that’s related to this type of anti-Semitism is a source of devastating emotional trauma,” said Rabbi Moshe Wiener, the executive director of the Jewish Community Council of Greater Coney Island. “This is definitely a source of immense trauma for the populations we’re dealing with.” A jogger first spotted the hateful symbol scribbled on a bench along the Coney Island Boardwalk near W. 37th Street …

Autumn in New York’s art world: Must-see shows across the city

Yayoi Kusama is returning to David Zwirner Gallery this fall for a highly anticipated show of new immersive art. Pictured is an image from a past installation. “Kusama with Pumpkin,” 1998, Courtesy Ota Fine Arts, David Zwirner, and Victoria Miro © YAYOI KUSAMA Whether you’re more interested in fine art, immersive installations or fashion, there is an exhibit (or three) for you this fall in New York. The weather is finally turning cooler and there’s no better way to spend a beautiful autumn day than strolling museum halls or gallery browsing. The MoMA is reopening after months of being closed, the grande dame of immersive art is returning for a sure-to-be-packed show, and there&#…

Brooklyn Decker Age, Height, Net Worth

Brooklyn Decker – Model & Actress Bio – Age, Height, Net Worth & Husband Brooklyn Decker or Brooklyn Danielle Decker Roddick happens to be an American actress and model. She was born on the 12th of April, 1987 (Brooklyn Decker Age) and gained popularity for her appearances in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue that also included the cover of the 2010 issue. Apart from working for Victoria’s Secret for the 2010 “Swim” collection, Decker also got a chance to work on various television shows and sitcoms. She made several guest appearances on numerous shows such as The League, Ugly Betty, Royal Pains, and Chuck. Early Part of Brooklyn’s Life Brooklyn Decker…

Sing with a live band at The Gutter

The Gutter, the beloved, no-frills Williamsburg bowling joint, is bringing Live Band Karaoke with Lanier back after a year-long hiatus on Friday night, and if you’re looking to take your casual K-town karaoke habit to the next level, I can tell you first-hand that fronting real life musicians is a special kind of adrenaline high. If it’s been a while since you had a big night out in North Brooklyn consider grabbing dinner somewhere along Bedford or and heading over at 9pm—there’s a $10 cover and still some slots available if you’re feeling bold.  More ideas for Your Ideal Week here ⇨

Brooklyn Heights Neighborhood

Brooklyn Heights Neighborhood in New York History Most of you must have been to Brooklyn Heights or some of you may even have some relatives or friends staying there. But, how many of you know about the neighborhood properly? The answer to this question is probably very few of you. Well, Brooklyn Heights happens to be quite a wealthy residential neighborhood located within the New York City borough of Brooklyn. The boundaries of the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood is marked off by Atlantic Avenue on the south, Old Fulton Street near Brooklyn Bridge on the north, Brooklyn-Queens Expressway on the west, and Cadman Plaza West on the east. During the good old days, Brooklyn Heights was named as Brooklyn Village. Ever since 1834, it had …

What to order at Haenyeo (after the K Beauty booze)

Don’t overlook the drink menu at Haenyeo. Photo: Kara Zuaro From the moment Haenyeo opened in late 2018, visitors have been raving about chef Jenny Kwak’s ridiculously delicious Korean spins on international comfort foods, like bubbling rice cake fundido and gochuchang-infused bouillabaisse. We’ll happily join in that chorus, but first, can we talk about the drinks? Makkoli, a kind of Korean moonshine, is thought to have medicinal properties. Photo: Kara Zuaro In the front room of this sun-drenched corner spot on Park Slope’s 5th Avenue, the bar is decked out with ripe berries, citrus, and mint, ready to dress a …

Sunset Park Brooklyn

Sunset Park, Brooklyn NY – Neighborhood in New York Sunset Park in Brooklyn is a very nice neighborhood that is southwest in New York City in Brooklyn.  It is bounded by Green Wood Cemetery and Park Slope to the northern part, to the east is Borough Park, Upper New York Bay towards the west, and Bay Ridge to the south.  Originally named after park of the same name that was 24.5 acres and located between 44th and 41st Streets, as well as 7th and…

‘Waterboy and the Mighty World’ at Bushwick Starr

When it comes to high-quality theatrical performances at a reasonable price point, it’s tough to beat The Bushwick Starr, which kicks off its 2019-20 season this week with Waterboy and the Mighty World, a musical work by Justin Hicks, Kenita Miller-Hicks, and Jade Hicks, a husband/wife/sister trio better known as The HawtPlates. The show, which is part live concert and part concept album, explores the tenuous relationship between law enforcement and people of color in America through music inspired by civil rights hero Odetta Holmes, as well as Korean pansori, mantra, dirge, gospel music, and experimental R&B. There are still tickets available for Friday night’s show (only $20 each!), which …

Costco Brooklyn

Costco Wholesale in Brooklyn, NY – Locations, Hours & More If you have ever gone shopping at the grocery store, there is a good chance that you have wondered why some items were so expensive and if there was a way that you would be able to get them for a better price.  If this is something that you have thought about and are in the Brooklyn area, there is also a very good chance that you have heard of Costco …

Restaurant Week gets the Brooklyn treatment with Dine in Park Slope

Photo: Blue Ribbon Though only nine Brooklyn restaurants made it into this summer’s NYC Restaurant Week, a group of local organizations have joined forces to defend our borough’s reputation as a foodie destination. Treat yourself to a top-notch meal sans the schlep into the city during the second-annual Dine in Park Slope. The fun starts this Monday, Aug. 19, and runs through Aug. 30, with more than 50 Park Slope eateries and bars offering prix-fixe menus, discounts and other specials. From a $29.99 three-course dinner at Blue Ribbon Brasserie Brooklyn to a free bottle of wine at Wild with the purchase of two appetizers and entrees, your options runneth …