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On a recent Sunday evening I found myself perched at the marble bar in Tørst, sipping a delicate stout infused with Guatamalan coffee and chatting with a friend who recently moved to Greenpoint. It was her first time at the craft beer haven and she was admiring the way the marble harmoniously works with the reclaimed wood arranged in a herringbone pattern in various shades of brown. I pointed out the twenty-one taps that...
Poetry by Angel Nafis, photos by Jane Bruce  Most loyal-est lamppost / glowing without eyes watching / you are a still whole thing. / Quiet testimony you make of the block. / A squad all your own. / When only a few tires sigh across the street / slick / and no shoes to marr or make a new kind of clean. / No socks in the shoes or feet in the socks to trudge across /...
In certain parts of Brooklyn, it’s hard not to bump into independently-owned businesses whose proprietors fabricate, or concoct, or carpenter, or throw, or sew, or conceive of the products sold inside. Given this surfeit of high-quality, locally-made goods, it’s a tough scene in which to stand out and thrive. Take jewelry. The Brooklyn market is not huge, but in the past decade it’s fallen prey to—I’m gonna call it—the Catbird Effect: A proliferation of thin,...
Brooks Cardigan in Smoked Pearl from Pas Mal You know how every wardrobe has a silver bullet, the thing that makes every look work? This classic cardigan is it. pasmalnyc.com, $399 Carleen Bummer T-shirt white Need we say more? We're feeling this feeling, and this T-shirt from Brooklyn's fantastic label Carleen, hard. carleen.us, $58 Bis Joux Gold Bag Not every bag needs to look like, you know, a bag. Have fun carrying around your night-out objects with this case...

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