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Brooklyn itineraries

Brooklyn was a dream. All the things that happened there just couldn't happen. It was all dream stuff. Or was it all real and true and was it that she, Francie, was the dreamer?
- Betty Smith, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

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Best of the Web: Brooklyn

Best of the Web: Brooklyn
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We scoured the web to find the best articles, resources, and sites about Brooklyn — saving you hours of mind-numbing research.

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Brooklyn Market: Woodstock of Eating, by Oliver Strand (New York Times, July 2011)
A look at Smorgasburg, Brooklyn's outdoor food market for homemade treats. The food vendors are out all summer until mid-November.

Great Places to Eat in Brooklyn (Food & Wine, 2011)
A short slideshow that highlights the best of new Brooklyn dining.

A Drinking Temple Grows in Brooklyn, by Kevin Sintumuang (Wall Street Journal, October 2011)
Cocktails from Hotel Williamsburg's suite of bars.

Edible Brooklyn
Delve into Brooklyn's local food scene with Edible Brooklyn Magazine's site.


Brooklyn Abridged (NYT, July 2012)
The evolution of the New York Times Brooklyn trend piece.

Haunts, by Mark Jacobson (New York Mag, September 2012)
A look at the new Barclay's center and the Brooklyn that came before it.

Brooklyn Bound, by Peter John Lindberg (Travel + Leisure, November 2006)
A study of Brooklyn's revival.

The Source: Prabal Gurung, by Eimear Lynch (Conde Nast Traveler, October 2011)
Designer Prabal Gurung's Brooklyn inpiration.

10 of the Best Art Galleries in Brooklyn and Queens, by Aneta Glinkowska (Guardian UK, May 2011)
From the hipster galleries of Williamsburg to a sculptor's zen garden in Queens, a New York arts blogger points out the best draws in the boroughs.

Brooklyn Based
Info on current events, history, and festivities in Brooklyn.


Brooklyn Flea
Brooklyn Flea operates New York City's best markets, featuring hundreds of top vendors of antique and repurposed furniture, vintage clothing, collectibles, locally made goods, and fresh, inventive food.

The South is Rising (New York Mag, September 2012)
A guide to the new shops in South Williamsburg.

Shopping Brooklyn's Atlantic Ave., by Christine Adjudua (Travel + Leisure, August 2010)
Once known as Antiques Row, this old Brooklyn street gets a style update.


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