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5 Summer Must-Read Books

By Denise Oliveira 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. My Feelings: Poems by Nick Flynn […]

Kids Who Code

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 […]

A Life in Chocolate

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.

Sugar, for a Good Cause

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 […]

Halloween in the City

By Denise Oliveira Living in the City – especially in Manhattan – it’s easy to forget all about Halloween until the day actually arrives and the West Village is inundated with costumed adults eager to show off their creativity. But it’s worth making time to take a stroll […]