Christmas, and the holidays in general, is a tricky time to start pairing wines when meals are smorgasbords of food jumping all over the map—from turkey to ham, to yams to carrots—that one yearns for a simple and balanced wine with just a hint of acidity….
There are many unique children’s boutiques in the area, but Allegria takes the cake. In fact, their new store window on North 3rd Street is filled with impressive crochet-cakes handmade from wool sweaters; they’re soft, strange, and artfully crafted—a perfect preview of what’s inside.
The 82-minute independent documentary My Brooklyn, directed by Kelly Anderson, presents a comprehensive historical overview of the transformation of the Fulton Mall, the last “stubborn holdout” against gentrification. Anderson, a self-described gentrifier ….
Harriet and Myrtle, two elderly Basset Hounds (one of whom is blind), were dressed as WWI Dog Fighter Planes at Dog-E-Dog’s first Howl-A-Ween Costume Party held in McCarren Park, in late October. Photographer Will Star captured the uber-cuteness. Click on the image to see.
Full story at Gothamist.com.
OBAMA FOUR MORE YEARS!!
Sent to us by Meryl Salzinger who was at the Board of Election in Brooklyn: “Just showing how many people have questions about where and how to vote after [Hurricane] Sandy. My concern is to show that so many people will be disenfranchised by having to wait for hours in line to have their questions answered.”
LATE BREAKING: Cuomo Oks displaced NYers can vote at any polling station.