Friday, October 16, 2015


Construction Vibration - Pile driving at 19th Street construction site causing concern to neighbors (Brownstoner)

Gowanus Open Studios this weekend (DNAinfo)

A new Nathan Kensinger Camera Obscura photo essay: The Fascinating, Murky History of Brooklyn's Gowanus Canal (Curbed)

At Fifth & 15th: Sex Shop Draws Curtains for Discreet Shopping Hours (DNAinfo)
Please, an adult boutique that opened in Park Slope earlier this year, is instituting discreet shopping hours from 5 to 7 p.m. daily. The store will close its curtains for "patrons who like to keep their sexy secrets private," an email announced Tuesday.

'Seamless' for Slopers: Live Chefs delivered to your door (Brooklyn Paper)
Through the site, residents of the 11215 and 11217 zip codes can dial up a professional cook to come to their house and whip up a meal from a rotating menu at a rate of $59 for two adults, $79 for two adults and two kids, or $95 for four adults. 
... The operation targets parents who want to share home-cooked meals with their kids but don’t have the time to prepare it. And one month in, Slope families are eating it up, Tien said. 
“It’s still very early, but the responses we’ve gotten thus far have been positive,” he said. “People say this fits their lifestyle and is what they’re looking for — that family dinner on a weeknight.”
Eighty bucks for a family weeknight meal?  What fools these mortals be ...

Park Slope taqueria will give you stake in the company if you eat this 30lb burrito and live (Gothamist)

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