If you’re in Bushwick and need a bagel and free wi-fi in a hurry, Café Orwell is for you. It’s situated near the Morgan Ave L on Varet Street, a few doors down from my favorite place to get air for my tires, Post Bike Shop, and makes for a nice place to sip, munch, [...]
Archive for July, 2010
A couple of months ago, dehydrated and exhausted after wandering aimlessly through the heart of Williamsburg all day, my friends and I discovered Peach Frog. Perhaps we were drawn in because of all the comfy sofas and armchairs at the entrance – yes, we tried them out, and they felt good. Peach Frog sells the [...]
Groupon.com/Brooklyn makes it easy to save money while shopping local.
The New York Times recently offered Bushwick, Brooklyn as one of the cooler neighborhoods for young artists and creative types—the “New Bohemia.” While some argue that it’s an “up and coming” neighborhood that’s not quite “up” yet with lots of noise and a high crime rate, others note that rent is far more reasonable than [...]
If you like Mexican food, Bushwick is the neighborhood for you. If you don’t like it, you may go to bed hungry if your apartment is devoid of any food you’d consider eating, and you’re too lazy to make the trek to the Food Bazaar. I freque buy viagra online canada nt many Mexican joints [...]
I recently discovered Juliette in the heart of Williamsburg, a boutique-style café with friendly service and a mouth-watering brunch menu offering value for money. After being ejected from the rooftop area, which we were told is for drinking only (can’t waiters go up stairs?), we sat in the cheery garden room on the first floor [...]
How can I show off my BK pride without coming off as OMFG insufferable?
Is it the straw that broke Joe Camel’s back?
Film director Spike Lee and Absolut Vodka have teamed up to bring you Limited Edition Absolut Brooklyn. A blend of red apple and ginger, this new vodka goes well with a light-colored soda, like Ginger Ale, Sprite, or 7-Up. Creating “city flavors” has been a habit of Absolut since 2007. Currently New Orleans, Los Angeles, [...]
Good groceries and fresh produce can sometimes be hard to come by in Bushwick, which specializes in the bodega. One of the biggest is Food Dimensions by the Myrtle-Broadway JMZ, which requires a big, deep breath before entering: it doesn’t make for the most pleasant shopping experience with its bright lights, long waits at the [...]