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Of Cocktails & Burgers: Alameda

Of Cocktails & Burgers: Alameda

The first reason to pay a visit to Alameda in Greenpoint is the look: before Ramona had people in the neighborhood buzzing, Alameda had resuscitated art deco restaurant design. Geometry rules the space: from tiles and wood on the floors, to hexagon moulding and rectangular pendant fixtures on the ceilings, every piece locks in place.(…)

Power List: Three Lorimer Stop Restaurants That Rule

Power List: Three Lorimer Stop Restaurants That Rule

I’ve lived off the Lorimer stop on the L on and off for a little over 11 years and to say that the neighborhood has changed is a raging understatement. Back in the day, Sal’s, DuMont + Kellogg’s were damn near the only games in town. Of course, I was walking distance from plenty of(…)

Computer Love: Our Favorite Links for the Week…

Art: The Francis Alys retrospective at the MoMA’s definitely worth the trip http://ow.ly/50KkA. Kara Walker has two shows up simultaneously at Sikkema Jenkins & Lehmann Maupin galleries, and according to NYMag, they’re buth must-sees. In love with Mark Giglio’s wooden figures http://ow.ly/50Lwu. Entertainment: We confess, we’re still raging over the ill-advised casting of Lenny Kravitz(…)

The City Is My Oyster (Bar)

Last winter, Dan and I went on an oyster binge. We happened to have a couple great meals that included oysters and, voila!  A new food addiction was born.  We spent a few very lovely Sundays exploring a few of the city’s great raw bar and seafood spots, hitting up three of them in one(…)