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Truth: Greenpoint has transformed dramatically in far less than a decade. Today, artists who decamped to Brooklyn's northern-most neighborhood in the 90s to escape Manhattan rents have been joined by, well, much of Manhattan. And high rises. And popped collars. And yet! If a place ever had a spiritual core, it might be Greenpoint. Authentically Polish on one end, artist- and creative-heavy on the other, these are the populations that still suffuse Greenpoint with its...
Breaking news, fans and followers of Brooklyn-restauranteur-royal Andrew Tarlow: Following the lead of Danny Meyer, who announced in October that all 13 of his restaurants would go tip-free, the owner of Marlow & Sons, Diner, Achilles Heel, Reynard, and Roman's revealed to Eater that he will be switching all of his restaurants over to the same system, starting next month. In a phone interview on Monday, Tarlow shared that Roman's, his always packed à la carte Italian restaurant in Fort...
In the interest of keeping you all up-to-date on our favorite food happenings, here’s a short rundown of local food news from the week. Tomorrow, August 23, Sycamore Flower Shop & Bar in Ditmas Park will host a backyard clam bake. Trays of clams and a glass of beer or wine will set attendees back $25. Buy tickets for the 3pm or 5pm seatings here. The folks behind Hell's Kitchen wine bar, Ardesia, are bringing...
Variety is the key to life and everything, but sometimes you just want what's familiar, right? And so as much fun as it is to try a new restaurant or bar each time you go out (and with so many new spots opening up in Brooklyn, it's possible to never repeat a location), there's nothing quite like being a regular customer, and walking into a place where, yes, everybody knows your name. One of...