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01.13.2020  I  Community , Downtown Brooklyn , Shop Local

PSA: Beasts & Bottles Blog Is a Cozy Respite From The Not-So-Cozy Weather Outside

Q: What do you get when you combine a restaurant owner from the French Riviera, a chef who learned to cook under Alain Ducasse, and Brooklyn’s only Master Sommelier?   A: Beasts & Bottles. Simple, straightforward, yet beautiful food made from top-quality ingredients and an exciting, inspired wine program to match. The vibe: Upscale, yet inviting. […]

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12.11.2019  I  Community , Downtown Brooklyn , Shop Local


There’s no place like Downtown Brooklyn during the holidays. From the avant-garde to the traditional, here are four don’t-miss holiday mood-setting activities to do this season. ‘A VERY MEOW MEOW HOLIDAY SHOW’ AT BAM, 651 Fulton Street BAM calls it “dazzling with exquisite and original music, glitter for days, and hilarious, biting satire,” we call […]

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11.27.2019  I  Downtown Brooklyn , Shop Local

Gather All Your Home Baked Thanksgiving Essentials at the Only Brooklyn Outpost of Amy’s Bread

Amy’s Bread opened up shop in Hell’s Kitchen in 1992, and became an overnight New York institution. For good reason, too: Founder Amy Scherber’s breads and desserts are all handmade, nuanced and delicious. And now, they’re all on offer in the same neighborhood as The Wheeler, a location Amy chose for several reasons. “We always […]

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