New Coffee Shop in Windsor Terrace.

The quiet and mostly residential section of Brooklyn’s Windsor Terrace doesn’t have a lot of commercial space.  When a new spot opens up in the area, residents take notice.  The coffee shop at 144 E 4th Street, Windsor Coffee, is already a neighborhood favorite. It gets great yelp reviews and usually has a good amount […]

Welcome to the Neighborhood, Velvette Brew! by Sandra Manley

Long-awaited Velvette Brew opened last week and it was worth the wait. I stopped by and met Keirell, who told me they’re doing a soft open with coffee, tea, and pastries, and plan to expand the menu with light snacks soon. After trying dozens of brands, Velvette Brew went with organic Intelligentsia beans for all their […]

Spotlight on Monsoon Sweets.

A friend of ours, Roopa Kalyanaraman Marcello, just launched her new company called Monsoon Sweets.  She was kind enough to talk to us about it and share some photos, which are in the gallery at the bottom! RC: What inspired you to launch Monsoon Sweets? Roopa: At the young age of eight, dissatisfied with cakes […]