Now that summer has officially arrived and you’re ready to hit the beach with a good book, we bring you a list of five must-reads curated and described by Andrew Unger and Sophie Stewart of Book Court in Brooklyn.
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By Denise Oliveira Maurya Couvares was named one of “Seven Millennials Who Are Too Busy Changing the World to Take Selfies” by The Huffington Post last year. Founding ScriptEd – a non-profit that helps kids in under-resourced high schools learn to code – is her latest accomplishment. “I think […]
Home to a well-known botanical garden, a zoo, and the Yankees Stadium, the Bronx also houses a long list of attractions that remain unexplored by the majority of New Yorkers who don’t think to go a little farther north of Manhattan for art, culture, and dining.
By Denise Oliveira It took patience, music and Twitter to launch artist-author-musician Alan Robert’s career as an award-winning comic book creator. “I was about to self-publish in 2009 when a comic book writer I really admire noticed me on Twitter and that led to a contract with IDW,” […]
By Denise Oliveira If you regularly pour over the crossword puzzle in The New York Times, and jealously follow along while a lucky contestant gets to play a puzzle with Will Shortz on NPR every weekend, then you should pack your bags and head to Mohonk Mountain House this […]
He’s an award-winning chef who, after 40 years in the business, still gets up at 5:30 am to make croissants. Jean-Jacques Bernat, the owner of Provence en Boite in Brooklyn now employs a pastry chef, but he is still intimately involved in the daily workings of his restaurant and pastry shop.
By Denise Oliveira Where in New York City can you see an art exhibit about Jewish gangsters, rub shoulders with a food writer from The New York Times, and eat all the baked goods you could possibly desire? At this Saturday’s (Oct. 25) bake sale to benefit the […]