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.
On an average Friday night, they churned out 105 pies between the hours of 3 p.m. and 11 p.m., and that is on the low end; some Fridays, they have to hit 130. We had to take a look.
This Sunday afternoon at Littlefield, The Walkmen frontman will be celebrating his accomplishment with a concert and ice cream party. Sounds about right.
The Gowanus Canal Conservancy and an army of volunteers are on a mission to revitalize the once-notorious neighborhood.
Greg Doroski, currently a brewer at Greenport Harbor Brewing Co., will join the new brewpub at 333 Douglass Street.
Though the skyline of lower Manhattan is stunningly framed by windows behind the cashiers, the new Whole Foods in Gowanus is all Brooklyn. Here are some products to prove it.
Even More Denmark is a collaboration between two native Danes: award-winning chocolatier Fritz Knipschildt of Chocopologie and craft beer cult icon Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergsø of Evil Twin Brewing.
This past weekend, dozens of kitchen creatives jumped at the chance to prove their cookie recipe was the best by taking part in “The Takedown” at Brooklyn’s Bell House.
No brewery? No problem. A visit to Lauren and Joe Grimm’s Gowanus apartment confirms their penchant for experimentation and reveals the philosophy of Grimm Artisanal Ales.
Blueberries are thoroughly abundant right now, so when a preview for Emily and Melissa Elsen’s blueberry lavender pie from The Four & Twenty Blackbird Pie Book due out this September came across our desks, we took to begging.
Design innovations are reinvisioning urban agriculture. Here are three of the latest ways Brooklynites are transforming cramped cribs into edible oases.
We know it’s short notice, but we just returned from a visit to the sweet Gowanus shop called Brooklyn Homebrew, where we were told…