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Memphis. St. Louis. Houston. Kansas City. Gowanus? While exceptional barbecue spots have proliferated in NYC over the past few years, there’s no question that Brooklyn’s industrial axis has seen the lions share. In fact, the second you step foot on 3rd Avenue, you’re enveloped by a fragrant cumulus cloud wafting lazily through the neighborhood, created by the commingling of smoke from Fletcher’s, Dinosaur, Freek’s Mill (where they work wonders with kohlrabi) and as of...
You can walk for a fair stretch beyond Third Avenue in Gowanus, and find yourself sharing sidewalk space with only the occasional streetwise cat. All other sentient beings, it seems, have been magically transported inside of Freek’s Mill—an oasis of exposed brick, white marble, and oysters sputtering over wood, with a dead-on view of a brass and copper factory, enclosed within a chain link fence. You might think it an unnecessary sort of pilgrimage for ubiquitous...
New York smells. There's no way of avoiding this, but what if you could identify where those smells are the worst? And then at the very least know which places to avoid offending your olfactory senses? Now, thanks to Annie Barrett Studio, there is now a map of Gowanus (sorry, no big scale map of the borough) that catalogs the positive and negative smells, everything from man-made sewage and garbage odor to organic smells like fresh...
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Shut Up and Sing: Insa

INSA 328 Douglass Street, Gowanus While it has little on the bottle-poppin’ Eastern European banquet halls of Brighton Beach, Insa—a 4,600-square-foot bacchanalia of Korean barbecue and karaoke—is as over the top as it gets in South Brooklyn. But instead of vodka, it’s sake, craft beer, and cocktails that flow like water in the cavernous dining chamber set with sterno-topped communal tables, as well as in a quintet of private, themed karaoke dens, and in a dedicated...

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