Mastering Chinese-Style Ribs at Home


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I started my quest with a recipe from the invaluable Katie Workman, friend to frazzled cooks everywhere, who has a knack for making food that children like and that also tastes good to adults. Her recipe for Chinese-style ribs is so easy that I’ve made it countless times, simply baking the racks at low heat […]

July 10, 2018

The Total Park Slope Immersion July 28


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By Brooklyn Based Park Slope, land of gorgeous brownstones and leafy streets, is the kind of neighborhood that was made for one of Brooklyn Based and Brooklyn Brewery’s annual Immersions. On Saturday, July 28, we’ll be touring its excellent pubs, original boutiques and charming cafes on our first-ever Total Park Slope Immersion. A $15 ticket gets […]

July 10, 2018

Brooklyn’s only beachfront rooftop bar


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Your Coney Island Happy Hour awaits. Photo: Kitchen 21 Add this to your summer bucket list: a drink atop Brooklyn’s beachiest rooftop bar, Kitchen 21. You can see the waves from this beautifully restored, Prohibition-era building in Coney Island that was once home to the famous Childs Restaurant, and later a candy factory and roller […]

July 8, 2018

A Soup for All Seasons (Even Summer)


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City Kitchen With a pesto topping and handfuls of freshly picked vegetables, this light minestrone is a welcome antidote to those days of big eating. Ready in a half-hour or so, this minestrone brims with summer vegetables.CreditKarsten Moran for The New York Times What would you like for dinner? At our house, soup is often […]

July 7, 2018

Move on Myrtle all summer long


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Myrtle Avenue Plaza in Clinton Hill is officially open, and The Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership is celebrating by hosting free weekly events all summer long. Sponsored by TD Bank, the “Move on Myrtle” event series has something for everyone—sing-alongs for kids, morning yoga, lunchtime jazz, sunset dance parties, and more! Visitors to the plaza can […]

July 7, 2018

Out with school, in with summer


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North Brooklyn is where the fireworks viewing opps are at this year. Photo: Brooklyn Barge School’s out for summmmeerrr! 🎶 Alice Cooper’s anthem encapsulates the feeling that kids have as school ends and the summer stretches ahead of them. Depending on your perspective, you either share that feeling of excitement — say if you are simply dropping […]

July 5, 2018
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