Mill Basin

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2013

    Brooklyn Chef's Table, our Cookbook of the Week

    Publishers love to send us cookbooks here at Fork in the Road, and often those books come straight from the chefs at some of New York's best restaurants. So we decided to share the love, and each week, we'll feature a new book, a recipe, and a few thoughts on cooking from the authors. Check back eve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2012

    Presenting the Most and Least Compatible New York City Neighborhoods

    According to data released to us by OkCupid, some New York City neighborhoods are more likely to make connections on the dating site than others. This may seem intuitive in some ways, but it's better to know these things for sure, right? After all, just like that map that tells us where the single m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    Simchon Schwartz, Brooklyn Hasid, Faces Hate Crime Charges For Attacking Arab Neighbors

    ​Things got scary in Mill Basin on Saturday night when Simchon Schwartz, a 46-year-old hasidic man, harassed and then attacked his newlywed Turkish neighbors. Witnesses reported that Schwartz grabbed Selda Turan, 27, and shoved her against her car while screaming, "Fucking Arabs! Fucking terro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2010

    Give Them a Shovel: Morning-After Pols Throwing Snow Balls

    AP​Disasters always have to be someone else's fault, so we are a city of finger-pointers this morning. We have hapless Brooklyn state senator Carl Kruger, who only tried to shut down state government last year, being quoted on national radio complaining about the unplowed streets of his Mill B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2010

    Open & Closed: Say Hello to Lani Kai, Goodbye to Silk Road Palace

    Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week. It looks like Village Tart in Nolita is, in fact, closed for good. The shutter's been down for a month, and now former employees have graffitied their grievances on the window. [Eater] Silk Ro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2010

    Stray-Cat-Loving Grandpa Shoots Two Intruders in Brooklyn

    via the PostLarry Goldstein​Larry Goldstein, a grandfather known to neighbors for tutoring children and caring for stray cats, opened fire on two armed burglars, shooting one in the chest and sending the other running, according to the Post. Goldstein and his wife were sleeping upstairs in the ... More >>

  • Columns

    July 6, 2010

    Carl Kruger's Russian Secrets

    State senator's big stash attracts the FBI

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2010

    New York School Lunch Menus Shrinking; Chipotle Now Serving Naturally-Raised Beef

    ​This summer, Green Table, a cafĂ© in Chelsea Market, will sell brown-bag lunches for customers to enjoy at the neighboring High Line park. [Wall Street Journal] Despite the oil spill threatening the seafood supply, the first New Orleans Oyster Festival, originally scheduled for the summer of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2010

    Carl Kruger Supports Gay Rights After Death

    ​It turns out Carl Kruger, one of the few Democrats in the State Senate to vote against same-sex marriage (and the only one from Brooklyn) is willing to have the state extend the legal rights married couples enjoy to same-sex partnerships after all. Unfortunately, one of the partners has to di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2009

    FDA Questions How Smart 'Smart Choices' Is; Matchboxes Make a Comeback

    ​Salman Rushdie is, allegedly, still obsessed with ex-wife, Padma Lakshmi, according to his ex-girlfriend, actress Pia Glenn. She said he could talk about the Top Chef host "day and night." [NY Post] Mill Basin Kosher Deli is celebrating its 36th year in business with discounts through the en ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2009

    Timeline In DWI Cop Cases Raises A Lot of Questions

    The timeline in the case of the cop arrested for mowing down a Brooklyn woman early Sunday while allegedly drunk gets more curious as the days pass. Officer Andrew Kelly was arrested on manslaughter and drunken driving charges after his car struck and killed pedestrian Vionique Valnord, 32, in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2005

    Brooklyn Court Insurgent Wins Round as Foes Rally

    A judge yesterday upheld the election of avowed reformer Margarita Lopez-Torres who won the race for the highly-prized Surrogate's Court judgeship in Brooklyn last month by a slim 120-vote margin. Queens Supreme Court Justice Leslie Leach ordered the Board of Elections to certify Lopez-Torres' elect ... More >>

  • News

    April 19, 2005

    Crimson, No Clover

    Harvard revisited: outsiders, 'parlor liberals,' snobs, econ majors, and resisters

  • NYC Life

    March 30, 2004
  • Dining

    June 24, 2003

    Like Gangbusters

    Howard Beach Invades the Slope

  • Music

    February 18, 2003
  • News

    December 5, 2000

    Up a Creek

    Super Mario’s Island Life Behind the Kings Plaza Mall

  • News

    August 8, 2000

    The Money Pitch

    Major-League Donation Follows Mets Minor-League Deal

  • News

    June 2, 1998

    The Wiseguy and the Wetlands

    A Brooklyn Waterfront Dream House Becomes the Target of an Environmental Probe