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  • Robert Sietsema at Rural Restaurant, Tejal Rao at Comodo

    Robert Sietsema goes to Rural Restaurant, a northeast Chinese eatery in Flushing. The food shows Korean, Mongolian, and Russian influences: “Speaking of deals, pescatarians will go gaga over the flounder version of the recipe–an entire fish thickly crusted with cumin, red-pepper flakes, garlic, and cilantro.” Tejal Rao is at Comodo this week, a follow-up to […]

  • Jay-Z – Barclays Center – 9/29/2012 (Day 2)

    See Photos From Night One: Hello Brooklyn: Jay-Z’s First Night at the Barclays Center Jay-Z Barclays Center 9/29/12 Better Than: Seeing Jay-Z on the third night at Barclays Center. Brooklyn has quickly become New York City’s most popular borough, amassing a cult-like following (and real estate exodus) from celebrities, out-of-town transplants and the twentysomething set. […]

  • Jay’s First Concert at Barclays, a Movie Opposed to Barclays, And a People Not So Divided

    A couple hundred people sat quietly on wet astro-turf watching a movie in a dark park about a man and his community’s fight to keep an arena out of their neighborhood. A few blocks over, thousands of people waited eagerly under shimmering lights to see Brooklyn’s favorite rapper baptize that arena. These two snapshots from […]

  • The Nets Vs. The Knicks: The Basketball War for New York Love

    While I was on the F train to Prospect Park, I noticed a structure in the distance as the subway came above ground around Carroll Gardens. It was a futuristic building of epic proportions; a huge MSG-like structure in the middle of Atlantic Avenue. For a second, I wondered what the hell this building was […]