Category: Brooklyn

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 […]

Learning the Hard Way

By Katie Donovan Two months of a snowy, icy winter and I’m nearly used to the cold. I actually prefer the overcast days now and often find myself hardly ever missing the harsh Florida sunshine. I found ways to get used to the cold and walking through snow. […]

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 […]

Russian-Style Piroshki

By Leyla Shamayeva Venture to the Brighton Beach area of Southern Brooklyn and you’ll find yourself face to face with the appetizing aroma of deep-fried, potato, meat, and cabbage stuffed piroshkis, so good that you just want to bring a whole bag back home with you. Nothing beats […]

Chilly Hot Changes

By Katie Donovan As the winter weather continues here in New York, I find that I am not as unprepared for the weather as my family back home in Florida may have held concern for. The historical blizzard that was supposed to swamp us with tremendous gusts of […]