Monthly Archives: April 2015

New York Pizza

I have heard so much about how great and how much better New York puzaa was than… I guess every other pizza. So i was hoping for a nice, greeeezzy thin slice at Majestic Pizza, just a couple of blocks … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Brewery

I visited the Brooklyn Brewery as a stopping off point on the way to viewing a Manhattan sunset from Williamsburg. The taproom is large, dark and boisyrous with German beer hall style communal tables. It is a great place to … Continue reading

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Joao Lelo murals

In heading to my new AirBnB place on Halsey Street in Brooklyn, I happened upon an urban garden with the familiar mural style, on the right below, of Joao Lelo. There are a number of his murals in Richmond, at … Continue reading

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Prescription Thugs

As part of the Tribeca Film Festival I saw one of the original showings of Prescription Thugs. The world premiere was at this festival April 18. The director, Chris Bell, made an earlier movie, Bigger, Faster, Stronger, about steroid usage, … Continue reading

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Brooklyn neighborhood coffeeshops

My coffeeshop Saturday was the Georges-Andre Vintage Cafe on Halsey Street in Brooklyn. Coffeeshops and restaurants may be a leading indicator for gentrification. If the toilet had been mended, I might have visited on consecutive days. It is a nice … Continue reading

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I stopped in for a beer at Rintintin, 14 Spring St. after a brisk walk around Chinatown. It is a nice, small, brightly lit cafe which had a very nice, refreshing Firestone Union Jack IPA on tap to quench the … Continue reading

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Stone Street, lower Manhattan

Stone Street in lower Manhattan offers a nice outdoor space to enjoy the warm weather with tables and tents covering the cobblestones between the pubs in historic buildings on both sides of the street. We elected to eat at Route … Continue reading

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