Archive for the ‘in the hood’ Category

IN THE HOOD: THE NOGUCHI MUSEUM

Opened in 1985 in a renovated plant shop/gas station in Long Island City, Queens, the Noguchi Museum is a semi-hidden gem and a must see for tourists and New Yorkers alike. Featuring the sculptures, lamps, […]

IN THE HOOD: THE FOUR HORSEMEN

Photographs courtesy of Ole Sondresen and The Four Hoursemen Whether you prefer whites or reds, roses or oranges, The Four Horsemen – opened recently in Williamsburg by James Murphy – has an extensive wine list […]

IN THE HOOD: DELAWARE AND HUDSON

An overcast December afternoon made for the perfect day to stop by Delaware and Hudson on North 5th and Bedford for lunch. Chef Patti Jackson’s recently opened restaurant already boasts a Michelin star, and now […]

IN THE HOOD: LUCY’S VIETNAMESE KITCHEN IN BUSHWICK

Erin wears the Rebel Jacket in Dusk outside Lucy’s Named after head chef Johnny Huynh’s grandmother, Lucy’s Vietnamese Kitchen in Bushwick serves up classic Vietnamese dishes with an “edgy flare that reflects the adaptations of […]

IN THE HOOD: BKLYN HUDLE

Photographs by Daniel Soderstedt Monday night, a few of us gathered at East River State Park for the first ever BKLYN HUDLE: a six week outdoor full body weight training course. The course meets twice […]

IN THE HOOD: SAMURAI PAPA

For fans of Williamsburg’s beloved Samurai Mama, check out their newest offering Samurai Papa in Bushwick. Featuring similar fare to their sister restaurant, Samurai Papa’s ramen and sushi is always on point, and communal seating […]

IN THE HOOD: CO-OP 87 RECORDS & TAPES

Leonard wears the OAK Slouch Denim Jacket, Ashley wears the OAK LA Rider Jacket. In a world of streaming services, there’s still nothing quite like vinyl. Luckily for us, right down the street from OAK […]

IN THE HOOD: LELLA ALIMENTARI IN WILLIAMSBURG

  By Conor Riley   From the people behind Union Pizza Works in Bushwick, and former co-owners of Saraghina in Bed-Stuy, comes the the new coffee shop/mini-market Lella Alimentari, or simply, LA. Opened literally two […]

IN THE HOOD: BLACK FLAMINGO

  By Conor Riley   A street-level lounge/bar meets basement dance party? Count us in. The recently opened Black Flamingo in Williamsburg is the best of both worlds when it comes to nightlife. What’s more […]

IN THE HOOD: 12 CHAIRS CAFE IN SOUTH WILLIAMSBURG

  By Conor Riley   Founded over a decade ago as a small coffee shop in SoHo, 12 Chairs Cafe has expanded to a full menu of Israeli cuisine, and now has two locations: MacDougal […]

IN THE HOOD: FREEHOLD IN SOUTH WILLIAMSBURG

  By Conor Riley   Freehold, designed to give off the vibe of a hotel lobby without the hotel (see their #NoRooms tag on Instagram), is the newly opened bar/coffee-shop/freelancer paradise on South 3rd and […]

IN THE HOOD: AMANCAY’S DINER IN BUSHWICK

  Last week, on the hunt for late night drinks and a bite to eat, I stumbled upon Amancay’s Diner in Bushwick. Recently opened, the indoor/outdoor space calls you in with an airstream trailer, comic […]