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Project Neon: One Brooklynite’s Love for Old-School Signage Sparks an iPhone App and an Art Show

Comment | October 11, 2011 | By | Photographs by Kirsten Hively

The recent news in The Brooklyn Paper that the Bay Ridge soda shoppe called Hinsch’s has shuttered reminded us of a very cool link a friend sent us a few months back to a site called Project Neon. Hinsch’s was known as much for its neon signage at Fifth Avenue and 86th Street as its scoops of ice cream, which were still served old-school style in tiny metal trays. It’s one of the many city places cataloged by Brooklyn photographer Kirsten Hively on her Tumblr and Flickr sites.

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Thank You, James: The Year of Edible Communities

Comment | May 9, 2011 | By

While our fingers remain crossed for all our chef and food biz friends whose awards are announced tonight the doling out of the The James Beard Foundation’s journalism awards a couple of nights ago was a joyous, memorable occasion. Not just because the Awards Committee bestowed its first ever Publication of the Year honors on [...]

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