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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