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PHOTOGRAPHY The Sunday Photographer Back before it became a trendy destination known for its brunch spots, farmer’s markets, Smorgasburgs and filled with organic eateries, Brooklyn was a place of industry, a place where immigrants settled and made lives for themselves utilizing what they had brought with them, their crafts. Many of the remnants of Brooklyn’s industrial identity have been knocked down, or worse yet, converted to even trendier condo’s with "original wood floors" or "exposed...
Everyone celebrates April 20th in their own way. Joints, bongs, edibles: take your pick (or don't at all, we won't judge!). No matter your fancy, while weed is decriminalized in NYC, it's still not always the most straightforward to get your hands on. In honor of the 4/20 holiday, we're sharing a personal essay from one of our community members.     Sitting in a bar in Park Slope the first week I moved here, I was...
PHOTOGRAPHY Shan Wallace When I was presented with the opportunity to have an interview series with Brooklyn Magazine, it took me some time to come up with a name. I wanted it to be a reflection of what I was trying to do, but also a reflection of where I was doing it. Though I’m originally from Baltimore and live in Atlanta, my boyfriend is from Brooklyn and currently lives here, so I’m here a...
For the past four years, the National Book Critics Circle has partnered with The New School’s MFA Creative Writing program, allowing the students to interview each of the NBCC Awards Finalists. In addition to building excitement for the Awards Finalist Reading and Ceremony held at the New School March 14th-15th, these interviews have built an intergenerational bridge between the writers of today and tomorrow. This year, as part of the ongoing collaboration, and in support of...

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