A Visit to Devoción Cafe by Sunny (Najeong) Moon

Devoción Cafe recently opened its second outpost in Downtown Brooklyn in the lobby of 33 Bond, a residential building. Offering organic & sustainable coffee from Colombia, Devoción prides itself in serving the freshest & finest coffee in a beautiful setting that almost feels like a indoor mini garden/jungle oasis within a cityscape. Besides coffee, there are […]

Fast Food Chain Closed and New Tenants Plan Opening on Atlantic.

We are very accustomed, although saddened, to seeing small businesses close up shop only to be replaced with a Dunkin Donuts or some other chain fast food restaurant. We were not surprised to see Subway open up at 75 Atlantic years ago but still upset as we feel a chain shop puts a dent in […]

Twisted Lily on Atlantic by Sunny (Najeong) Moon

I am a huge perfume lover myself so I am always on the look out for that perfect yet different scent. And especially with Spring right around the corner, it may be the time to get that bottle of special fragrance to welcome this season. Twisted Lilly is a boutique specializing in imported bespoke perfumes […]

‘Motherless Brooklyn’ Film Adaptation Shooting in Brooklyn Heights by Arthur Mallett

Brooklyn born writer Jonathan Lethem first achieved major acclaim with the 1999 neo-noir comedic thriller ‘Motherless Brooklyn’, the story of an orphan with Tourette syndrome trying to solve the murder of his boss at a small time detective agency. In the wake of the book’s success, actor and director Edward Norton acquired movie rights to the […]

Sahadi’s Will Expand to Industry City.

Sahadi’s market has not only been a neighborhood favorite in the Brooklyn Heights/Cobble Hill area for several decades (since 1948!), it was written up last year by Epicurious as being the “best grocery store in America“. Wow, that is amazing! Known for their baskets of delicious fresh and dried fruits, nuts, and spices (see photos […]

Small Business Saturday Selfies with Elves

We have so much to think about with the holidays coming. Between cooking, shopping, and holiday parties we all have a lot of plans to consider.  Let’s not forget, though, that it’s the season of giving!  Many of us will be going out this Saturday to support our local boutiques and small businesses on “Small […]

Spotlight on Beasts and Bottles.

The restaurant Beasts and Bottles Rotisserie at 151 Atlantic Avenue has been open for about a year and a half now and we wanted to write-up a little piece on it because it’s both a tasty and unique spot on Atlantic that some of you may not have discovered yet.  Located right on the border […]

Music & Stories at Invisible Dog.

Tonight at 8pm head down to The Invisible Dog at 51 Bergen Street in Cobble Hill for music and stories with Dustan Louque and Mac Premo.  This event is free but donations are always welcome.  In fact, the space is having an annual fundraiser through November 13th so now is the best time to give […]

A Visit to Brooklyn Cat Cafe with Photo Gallery!

We recently took a trip over to 149 Atlantic Avenue to hang out with some super cute cats and kittens at the Brooklyn Cat Cafe.  It’s a fairly cozy space and not much of a cafe so if you are expecting to go their for lunch you probably should grab a bite beforehand. But, it […]

A Coffee Shop Changes Hands on Henry Street.

The tiny space at 331 Henry Street right near the corner of Atlantic Avenue has been a coffee shop for many years, first as Henry’s Express and more recently Key and Cup. It has changed owners again and we snapped the photo above with the new exterior of Lillo Coffee Shop and a sign in […]