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My Favorite New York Streets (Nope, Not Broadway)

Jessica Festa Discover NYC, Explore Brooklyn, Manhattan, Offbeat, Outdoors Leave a Comment

Look, I don’t hate Broadway or anything. Sure, the bit in Times Square is packed with so many tourists you feel like if you fell you’d be stomped to death, and having topless women with American flags painted on their boobs follow me around screaming “Photo?!” is kind of annoying; but as the street runs for 33 miles (53 kilometers) …

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Worth The Trip: How To Get Drunk & Fat In Red Hook, Brooklyn

Jessica Festa Discover NYC, Explore Brooklyn, Food & Drink, Neighborhood Guides Leave a Comment

Whenever mentioning Red Hook — a Brooklyn neighborhood I’d never visited until now — I was always told it was “industrial and cool” but “way too difficult to get to.” After making the trip from Bushwick myself, I now realize my friends are really, really lazy. Okay, taking a bus or walking a mile from the subway isn’t ideal but…really? …