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Animals Ask People: Amy Yee of Maeven

Animals Ask People: Amy Yee of Maeven

If you love vintage clothing and accessories as much as I do, you know that it can be really difficult to find a store or seller that matches your taste. Maeven is like the rare vintage unicorn I’ve been seeking all my life – the selection is big, but not overwhelmingly so and everything is(…)

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(…)

Spied it, Tried it: Palm Sugar Ice Cream from Van Leeuwen

When this ice cream round up from Adam Platt of New York Magazine came out a couple of weeks ago we were very excited. The emails were all “Yay, it’s summer! Yay for ice cream! Yay for trying all of them!” And so begins our tough endeavor for the summer: to eat our way through(…)