The credit for Brooklyn's status as an international brand may belong to many players, but few represent and commodify the borough quite like Eric Demby and Jonathan Butler. This is the duo behind the Brooklyn Flea, Smorgasburg, and, now, Berg'n (899 Bergen Street, Brooklyn; 718-857-2337) in Crown H ... More >>
On the eve of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Brooklyn residents, clergy, and community leaders held an angry rally in Fort Greene protesting the most recent outbreak of violence in the borough. Among the tragedies prompting the Sunday rally, a 16-year-old girl was shot in the face Saturday in front ... More >>
The Brooklyn FleaThe Flea's future home. Anyone who has ever tried to squeeze through the doors into One Hanson Place to get at the Brooklyn Flea's food vendors knows that the former bank building can get a wee bit cramped. Apparently the Flea's organizers are aware of this, too, since they'r ... More >>
The lines at the Brooklyn Flea this last Saturday were longest for the pupusas and the quesadillas, the iconic foods of the Red Hook ballfields (click to enlarge) The Brooklyn Flea Market has moved back to its original home at Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School at the corner of Vanderbilt and La ... More >>
If you want to scratch that itch, you may have to venture to—gasp!—Brooklyn.
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