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All This Panic Directed by Jenny Gage Opens March 31 at IFC Center A teenage dream: that someone will follow you around with a movie camera, coaxing out your most sensitive and insightful innermost thoughts, giving your dramas the scope and flair of cinema, for an audience that will eventually marvel at how interesting you are, how simultaneously unique and universal. Now—as relieved as you are that no one actually made a movie of your transition from...
Some would say it’s not exactly advisable to take a sledgehammer to the walls of your restaurant, but in Tarek Debira and Patricia Ageheim’s case it worked out. The husband-and-wife duo behind Chez Moi in Brooklyn Heights was renovating the place with their business partner Ali Mardassi. Late one night after a few drinks, Debira and Mardassi took a sledgehammer to the wall and discovered two chambers in the basement that were once part...
You know what would be hypothetically funny, but terrible if it ever actually happened? Say a developer spotted a beautiful historic building—let's place it in Brooklyn Heights—made of five stories, 20 rental units and, in a moment of inspired insanity, said: Let's take this property, kick out all its tenants, convert it into a single family mansion, and make money on it hand over goddamn fist. Let's list it at… $22 million. See if anyone bites. LOL. Insane. Hysterical… right? Wrong....
No. 3 cora ny Outfitting the Real “Brooklyn Girl” Ah, the Brooklyn Girl. Pop culture tells us she’s impeccably styled and uniquely stylish, with no qualms about dropping hundreds of dollars on the perfect vintage dress or torturing herself with sky-high heels. But in reality, she’s also struggling to pay rent, and she’s far more interested in comfort than she’s maybe supposed to admit. Since 2010, cora ny has been designing dresses, tops and accessories with these...