Category Archives: Williamsburg

NYC’s Best Summertime Arts and Music Festivals

New York City is known for its abundant arts and culture offerings, and for many, summer is the best time to experience them. With outdoor arts and music festivals taking place all over the city, there is no shortage of … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season to Shop Local

There are a meager two weeks left until Christmas, have you finished all of your holiday shopping yet? If the answer is No, fear not! There is still plenty of time to find that perfect something for that special someone, … Continue reading

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Flour Shop Is Making Brooklyn Even Sweeter

Brooklyn baker Amirah Kassem says that there are three things that most influence her cakes: “Barbie, Disney, and Warhol.” Once you’ve stepped inside Flour Shop, her Williamsburg bakery, you’ll understand exactly how those pop culture icons inform her baking as … Continue reading

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This Weekend, Go On a “Gallery Crawl”

We’re all familiar with the pub crawl – you know, the pastime that consists of consuming as much liquor as you comfortably can while spending the better part of your Saturday moving from pub to bar to lounge across town. … Continue reading

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Volunteer, for the Love of Art

Art enthusiasts in New York City already know that there are hundreds of museums, galleries, and performance halls where one can delight in spectacular cultural offerings. Did you know that there are other ways to enjoy the arts throughout the … Continue reading

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Hidden Treasures in NYC’s Museum Gift Shops

I often write about the fantastic exhibitions and artworks being installed in the numerous museums of New York City, but rarely do I discuss a now-quintessential part of most arts institutions: the gift shop. Museum shops often carry wonderful trinkets … Continue reading

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Bookworms Unite: The Brooklyn Book Festival is This Weekend!

This Saturday, emerging and renowned authors, teachers, community members, and book enthusiasts of all ages are invited to attend the eighth annual Brooklyn Book Festival. The event is one of the largest of its kind, and organizers estimate that this … Continue reading

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