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Last year we spoke with several minimum wage workers living and working in Brooklyn, most of them immigrants, primarily Spanish speakers, and holders of positions where earning decent money depended on the kindness of the people they were serving. Up until now, the sub-minimum wage standard in New York City held that employers could pay their workers as little as $5 an hour, as long as they were earning enough tips to round that number...
You might not know Lauren Hom's face, but if you've walked around Crown Heights--or the Upper West Side, East Village, or Williamsburg--you might be familiar with her handwriting. "My friends joke that soon, all the signs in the city will look the same," Home laughed as she perfected the lettering on a sign for vegan soup at The Organic Grill in the East Village. Last year, the 24-year-old graphic designer decided to quit a big...
It seems that during our grand, sweeping guide to all the holiday markets you can find around Brooklyn this gift-buying-for-friends-and-people-you-feel-obligated-to season, we missed one crucial one: Roberta's, yes that Roberta's, is holding a holiday market in its big outdoor space. And oh yes, there will be pizza. But not just pizza! Also alcohol, in the form of hot, spiced cider, a portrait studio that is "bad santa" themed, DJS, and, you know, probably some things...
There are basically two reactions to the news that Nuteria, a Nutella-devoted restaurant, opened in Brooklyn last week, and I heard both of them within minutes of stepping into the little space in Park Slope. The first, from a woman in a red jacket and a blue scarf, who stepped into the door to read their menu with a sense of wonder: "This is weird." The second, from a little boy who ran from...

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