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The Last Time I Saw Brooklyn

….was on Sunday, when I began my search for a pied-a-terre (I think I’ve already found something, but it’s not a done deal so I’m not going to jinx it by blabbing). It had been many months since I really … Continue reading

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Best Tin Ceiling in Brooklyn (Best burger, too)

Finally, I have a new favorite restaurant: Bar Tano on Third Avenue and 9th Street in Gowanus, a pioneering location hard by an auto body shop, with plenty of free parking under the El. Bar Tano almost replaces the late … Continue reading

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The Unprotected

Brooklyn, land of funny neighborhood acronyms — the best is DUMBO (“Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass”) — has yet another one. You heard it here first: it’s BECOSMI, and it stands for “Between Court and Smith.” What’s not so … Continue reading

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