Tag Archives: Brooklyn

Step Back in Time in the Back Room at Irish Haven

Although it’s a long trek by subway from Upper Manhattan, I love traveling out to Sunset Park in Brooklyn. It’s a great neighborhood filled with tacos, dim sum, an old-school bowling alley, and incredible views, of yes, the sunset. But somehow I … Continue reading

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Di Fara: The Pizza Served in Heaven (or at least Midwood)

If you know anything about pizza or New York, then you’ve heard of Di Fara Pizza. Located way out on Avenue J, it’s a trek for those without a car coming from Manhattan. The line is always ridiculous with waits … Continue reading

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Drinking Like Days of Old: The Brooklyn Inn

Some barrooms have ski ball or gigantic big screen TVs. Others might employ bearded bartenders whipping up (or even torching) super fancy cocktails. But some, like one of my all time favorites, the Brooklyn Inn, skip the flair and head … Continue reading

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Peek Inside the Williamsburgh Savings Bank Tower

Have you ever looked up and seen that massive 1920’s skyscraper looming over Atlantic Avenue and the new Barclay’s Center? Yes, the really phallic one. Well, if you ever wondered what the inside looks like, I recently snapped a few … Continue reading

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Coney Island Trifecta

If you’re wondering what to do for your last days of summer in NYC, look no further than the winning combination of the Coney Island trifecta–riding the Cyclone, eating Totonno’s pizza, and drinking at Ruby’s. The 106thstreeters, along with a … Continue reading

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The View From Knickerbocker Ave

Sometimes the most spectacular scenes happen when you least expect it. After exploring Bushwick on an early Friday evening (including a stop for coal oven pizza), the last thing you expect to see is one of the most beautiful sunsets … Continue reading

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A Big Ups for The Big Map

Here at across106thstreet we absolutely love maps. We go crazy for them. In fact, we’ll just be blunt–we are total cartographic nerds. While some parents work hard all their life so their kids can proudly become doctors, lawyers, or professors, … Continue reading

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