08.02.2018  I  Brooklyn , Neighborhood

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Fort Greene Park

Fort Greene Park is a leisurely fifteen-minute stroll from The Wheeler, making it a pretty solid spot for lunch. Here, five things you probably don’t know about the historic green space. 1. It was Brooklyn’s first park! This year it turned 151 years old. 2. It was designed to echo the natural topography of Brooklyn […]

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Soup In The Summer Is Totally Fine (When It’s Soup Dumplings from Yaso Tangbao)

The term “fast casual” gets thrown around the NYC food scene often these days. Almost as much as the word “authentic” — but the Shanghai street-style eats at Yaso Tangbao is as authentic (and delicious!) as fast casual gets. The three friends and their mentor (or, “yaso,” which translates to uncle) are native Shanghainese and […]

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07.20.2018  I  Brooklyn , Neighborhood , Shop Local

How To Stay Cool And Look Hot? Bird Is The Word

Being inside cult-favorite womenswear boutique Bird is like being inside someone’s thoughtfully (and enviably) curated Brooklyn apartment: Bright light, fresh florals and thriving succulents abound. Beautiful, well-made pieces from local designers like Ulla Johnson, Caron Callahan and Maria Cornejo line the racks. Bird opened its first location in Park Slope back in 1999, and, according […]

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