However you see it, Brooklyn has a ton of pride and personality. The style is vintage. The real-estate is brownstones. The pizza is authentic. The culture is conscious. The waterfront is unparalleled.
Taking the D Train to the end of the line takes 45 minutes from Midtown Manhattan. Bobbing up above ground and then heading back underground makes the trip feel a … Continue reading Toasting Coney Island, Brooklyn
Pre-Civil War warehouses + Ports + No Subway + Transportation wasteland in NYC = The perfect location for creatives. What happened to all of the artists in New York City? … Continue reading Toasting the Moon in Red Hook, Brooklyn
Many tourists to New York will not purposefully venture into our neighborhood. It hasn’t been showcased in a television series or a movie. It doesn’t have a catchy name like Chelsea, The West Village, or Hell’s Kitchen. It’s not one of the well-known acronyms like UES, UWS, LES, FiDi…If you end up here, you will be in the heart of East Side residences, neighborhood restaurants, cafes, and bars, and a major hub of transportation via the East River ferries at 34th St., the Queens-Midtown Tunnel, and the Grand Central Terminal at 42nd and Park.
Tiny island…tons of people…tiny spaces. What did we really “need”? And, what could we improve to make the best use of the space? We decided that saving money on rent would be worth the upfront investment. We’ve spent quite a bit of money on our space-saving ideas. But, we will make the money back in rent/real estate saving within two years!
Travel for 2 cost breakdown (at the time of writing this post): The Roxy Hotel – Tribeca: $250 per night Roundtrip Airfare from San Francisco to New York (non-stop): $197 … Continue reading Toasting the Moon in New York City