10.21.2019  I  Community , Downtown Brooklyn , Eat Local

Authentic Food, Neighborhood Vibes Abound At Lillo

Located on picturesque Henry Street, directly across from a bustling little park, is a tiny, authentic Italian restaurant run by a Roman chef named Lillo. Everything about the place is straightforward: cash-only, six tables, the freshest ingredients and least complicated recipes. For Lillo (the person) and Lillo (the trattoria), less is decidedly more. “If you […]

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Lift Is An Antidote To The Daily Grind, Where Everything (Including You!) Floats Away

The health benefits of sensory deprivation tanks are many: deep relaxation, meditation, exercise recovery and pain relief. When we visited Lift, a light and airy second floor floating space on Court Street with five tanks, owner David Leventhal educated us on an impressive number of alternative benefits as well. A former neighborhood dweller who “loved […]

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Go To Clover Club For The Classic Fall Cocktails, Stay For The Classic New York Fall Vibes

Discovering that Clover Club is named after “a select group of Philadelphia journalists who, from 1882 until the 1920s, met once a month at the Bellevue Hotel to drink and eat and talk” gives good context for the kind of establishment this is. (That, and said group’s motto: “Who enters here leaves care behind, leaves […]

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