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Summer in NYC 2014, Activity #12: The Wing Bar

The Wing BarNeighborhood: Cobble HillVenue: Restaurant and BarAtmosphere: Serene courtyard outback Crowd/Scene: Walk-ins, Sports WatchersFoursquare Check-in: http://4sq.com/1lGa39xRating: 3 Stars As my quest along Smith Street continued on this faithful Saturday, I followed up trips to Clover Club, Brooklyn Social and Zombie Hut with a trip … Continue reading

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Summer in NYC 2014, Activity #11: Zombie Hut

Zombie HutNeighborhood: Cobble HillVenue: Bar, GamesAtmosphere: Fun, Chatty Crowd/Scene: Gamers! Foursquare Check-in: http://4sq.com/1lGa2lZRating: 3 Stars My quest along Smith Street continued to Zombie Hut, where I found something that has been lacking in my everyday New York City life: a game bar! I’ve done almost every kind of … Continue reading

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Summer in NYC 2014, Activity #10: Brooklyn Social

Brooklyn SocialNeighborhood: Cobble HillVenue: Cocktail BarAtmosphere: Western Saloon Crowd/Scene: Stragglers, Drinkers Foursquare Check-in: http://4sq.com/1kmuFQ6 Rating: 2 Stars I was really excited about going to Brooklyn Social–for the 20 minutes or so in which I made my decision to go. I was literally at Clover Club, trying to figure … Continue reading

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Summer in NYC 2014, Activity #9: Clover Club

Clover ClubNeighborhood: Cobble Hill, BrooklynVenue: Cocktail BarAtmosphere: Chill, Low-keyCrowd/Scene: Trendy, Drinkers Foursquare Check-in: http://4sq.com/1lG9FruRating: 5 Stars An absolute hidden gem–to all Manhattanites that is. People in Brooklyn, or at least near Smith Street, know all about the Clover Club, which is undoubtedly one of the best … Continue reading

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Summer NYC 2013, Activity #22: Die Stammkneipe / Der Schwarze Kölner

Die Stammkneipe/Der Schwarze Kölner Neighborhood: Fort Greene, Brooklyn Venue: Biergarten Atmosphere: Casual Crowd/Scene: Afterwork, Happy Hour, Late Evening Foursquare Check-in: http://4sq.com/1blYvDU Rating: 3 Stars Die Stammkneipe/Der Schwarze Kolner (DSDSK) was a venue that I had not originally planned on visiting … Continue reading

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Summer NYC 2013, Activity #6: Brooklyn Fish Camp

Brooklyn Fish Camp Neighborhood: Park Slope Venue: Restaurant Atmosphere: Casual Crowd/Scene: Vibrant, Groups Foursquare Check-in: http://4sq.com/11LiqmV  Rating: 3 Stars Brooklyn Fish Camp was good, but not great. Perhaps my southern roots don’t allow me to appreciate some of the more delicate preparations … Continue reading

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Summer Activity #10: International African Arts Festival

International African Arts Festival @ Commodore Park Neighborhood: Fort Greene, Brooklyn Venue: NYC Park Atmosphere: Culture and Arts People: Community-inclined Africans & Americans Rating: 3 The International African Arts Festival has been occurring for over 40 years now, and after … Continue reading

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