court street

Brucie: Bringing Meatballs and Blue Bottle to Cobble Hill

It wasn’t surprising when Cube 63 – easily the 100th sushi restaurant in the Cobble Hill/Boerum Hill/Carroll Gardens area – closed. It took me a few months to notice that a new place had opened in its space last spring and a few more to actually go in and try the food. When I did,(…)

Karloff: The Best Ice Cream in Brooklyn?

The chalkboard outside Karloff in Cobble Hill makes a bold claim – “Best Ice Cream in Brooklyn.” In a neighborhood that is home to both Blue Marble and Van Leeuwen, the ice cream bar has been set high. When I met two friends there for cold drinks and ice cream, I was skeptical that Karloff(…)