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The 5 Best Back Gardens in Brooklyn

Despite its rise to global prominence over the past decade, Brooklyn still exists on a smaller scale than Manhattan. This extends to its restaurants (with the exception of prime Williamsburg locations), which often inhabit the ground floor of century-old brownstones. At their best, the gardens of these buildings whisk visitors away from the city ...

Fort Greene’s Mettā: The Chef’s Counter Is Everything

On one of the more picturesque corners in Brooklyn, a new restaurant called Mettā opened this past March with a menu it describes as “sustainably sourced, vegetable forward.” As a vegetarian living amidst a Brooklyn restaurant scene that seems ever-more hostile toward vegetarians, I had some skin in the game of testing that description. On a ...

Our Two Favorite Cocktails at Dick and Jane’s Bar

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Colonia Verde in Fort Greene, Brooklyn

I'd been in this back garden several times before, back when the space belonged to a restaurant called Kif and before that, another called Liquors, named for the liquor store that once lived here. It had always been pleasant, a superior back garden, even. But it took the current tenant, the restaurant Colonia Verde, to transform the space into ...

Walter’s in Fort Greene, Brooklyn: An Early-Evening Recommendation

It was 5:45pm on a recent Tuesday evening in early spring, with the trees just starting to bud on the streets around Fort Greene Park. Inside the park’s corner entrance, a blooming cherry tree was busy single-handedly curing instances of seasonal affective disorder in passersby, while on the opposite corner, Walter’s' two walls of windows were ...