Jameson takes us behind the scenes to present 12 of Brooklyn’s finest bartenders – the heroes who make it all happen. Learn about the hidden talents and signature drinks, tips beyond tipping, and even hear some of their best bar stories. This week’s bartender: Josephine Herbst. What’s the best part of your job? I love the people I work with. There are a lot of talented musicians and hard working people. Good coworkers certainly make the job easier....
PHOTOGRAPHY: Zach Gross  It was 2009 when Kurt Vile played Northside Festival in not one, but two shows—marking the end of his tenure in The War on Drugs and the start of his solo career. Several years later, in 2014, Courtney Barnett played Northside, too. Now, in 2017, the two have joined forces and left Brooklyn. I followed suit.   On October 13, Vile and Barnett released the album Lotta Sea Lice, a generally lauded collection...
PHOTOGRAPHY: DP Jolly MAKEUP: Tahira NAME: Shelly Samuel AKA Shoegal4ever AGE: 41 NEIGHBORHOOD: Kensington, Brooklyn There is something to be said about the power of playing dress up in your parent’s closet. For Kensington resident, Shelly Samuel, that power came in the form of a pair of red strap sandals her mother owned. “They were so pretty and sophisticated,” Shelly recalls while showing me the first two looks of our shoot. “I felt as though they were speaking to me.” Her mother...
Photography by Nicole Fara Silver Top Chef and Taste Talks alum Dale Talde is known for many things, but sugar coating his opinions isn’t one of them. When I mention I’ve been seeing a bunch of recent press coverage predicting Filipino food will be the next hot thing, he responds emphatically. “To me that’s bullshit,” he retorts, “I don’t give a shit if Filipino is the next thing. I’m not flying the flag. Our culture’s...
Jameson takes us behind the scenes to present 12 of Brooklyn’s finest bartenders – the heroes who make it all happen. Learn about the hidden talents and signature drinks, tips beyond tipping, and even hear some of their best bar stories. This week’s bartender: Griffin Moore. What tip would you give a new bartender that you wish you had known? Save your money as a young bartender. What’s your favorite song on your bar’s playlist? “If It Isn’t Love” by...
It's time again to nominate Brooklyn innovators, creators, and leaders for the Brooklyn Magazine 30 Under 30. We want to highlight young stars who live in and embody Brooklyn and strive to improve their neighborhoods, whether that's through activism, business, tech, or the arts. Take a moment and vote for someone you think represents your area and deserves to be recognized by clicking here. You can also check out our previous 30 under 30 winners for...