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Summer in New York City

I hadn’t been to New York City since I was 16, so visiting as an adult was quite a different experience. Etai was showing his glass work at the Joseph Gross Gallery Summer Group Show, and I couldn’t refuse the chance to tag along. 65 more words

Film

Brownstones

A row of brownstones on Lenox Ave between 122nd and 123rd streets in Harlem, New York City. The brownstones in this neighborhood were constructed in the late 1800s as Manhattan’s population expanded further and further north as the city was rapidly growing in size. 129 more words

City

Authentic Brownstones Coming to Downtown St. Pete

Over the next few weeks, St. Pete Rising will publish a series of articles focused on three Downtown St. Pete projects by developer Steve Gianfilippo.  Today, we are thrilled to announce the Brownstones St Petersburg.  387 more words

News

The Insider: Gloss and Glamour in Park Slope

My recently re-inaugurated column for Brownstoner.com, the behemoth Brooklyn real-estate website, looks at how up-and-coming designer Tamara Eaton freshens up an exceptional Victorian brownstone, on the purchase of which the new homeowners had already blown their budget, with little more than paint and wallpaper. 7 more words

BROOKLYN

Funny What a Little Humidity Can Do for the Imagination

When I stepped outside yesterday morning, the air was heavy and warm, like a washcloth recently wrung. I hesitated on my stoop. I was, firmly, in Brooklyn, brownstoned and magnolia’ed, rust-painted steps beneath my feet, and across the street sprawled Lafayette Avenue Presbytarian, that giant ochre pile. 79 more words

Pavement Coffeehouse

Youngness: ★★★★☆                 Wildness: ★★★★☆                 Veganness: ★★★☆☆

Coffee, coffee, coffee. This place has amazing coffee. But more than that, it has an amazing atmosphere. From the street, you have to walk down a flight of stairs to get to the main entrance, like you’re walking into a hidden layout. 336 more words

Lunch