Tag: Four & Twenty Blackbirds

9 Places to Picnic in Brooklyn

‘Tis the season to take an extra long lunch break or to spend all weekend outdoors and have a picnic. Next time you get out and enjoy the sun, consider hitting up one of these locations.

Four and Twenty Blackbirds Rolls Out a Pie Empire

When you heard that two sisters—one trained in sculpture and photography, the other in business and finance—opened a pie shop in Gowanus, you might have guessed they launched the business six months after rolling out their first crust. But pie is Emily and Melissa Elsen’s birthright.

Haute Horticulture

Design innovations are reinvisioning urban agriculture. Here are three of the latest ways Brooklynites are transforming cramped cribs into edible oases.