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I moved to Bed-Stuy a couple of months ago with mixed feelings. Was this part of Brooklyn going to be an unsafe area for a young travelette? Or was it going to be an inspiring environment with a unique vibe?
After a bit of online research I decided to pack my suitcase and go find out for myself. Despite the neighborhood’s bad reputation, I wanted to feed my curiosity. For an adventurous …

[ Written by Rita | 27 Sep 2013 | 6 Comments | ]

Brooklyn – as well as a being a mantropolis of beards, plaid shirts and food trucks – is also a hotbed of creative artisans who are bringing back the art of a hand crafted way of manufacturing food. It might be pickles, beer, cheese, ice-pops or, in this case: chocolate. Michael and Rick Mast, brothers who established their chocolate-making business in Brooklyn about five years ago, are a fine example …

[ Written by guest | 13 May 2012 | 3 Comments | ]