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Best outdoor spot?
I live in a garden apartment with a teeny back yard. Until the tornado claimed our huge old tree it was leafy and shady and just the best. We bought a $25 barbecue which, it turns out, totally does the trick. Best place to attend a show/view a piece of art/see a movie?
St. Ann's Warehouse in DUMBO. Still thinking about this piece called Misterman
I saw there last year—starring Cillian Murphy, who proved himself to be a brilliant experimental theater performer as well as a movie star. Best coffee shop?
Cafe Regular du Nord. Good espresso drinks. Very Fraaaaansh. Also featured in Louie
in a disquieting scene with Chloe Sevigny. Best subway line/bus?
The B has a special place in my heart. It's humbler than the Q or the 2/3 (no fancy digital technology) and it takes me to my grandma's apartment
in the Village. Best date spot?
Well, I'm married so take that into account—I have some unfashionable, fogey-ish preferences like being able to hear what my husband says. We've had some nice nights over good food at Al di La. Also, I recently had a really nice "date" with a close friend at Brighton Beach; we ate a lot of dumplings and borscht and then walked along the shore. Best person whose name you don't know?
The person responsible for the found-poem above. Best celebrity in the neighborhood?
John Turturro. Though I don't think he's a Coop member. Which are there more of: dogs, bodega cats, strollers, American Apparel ads, or old men on stoops?
Strollers, of course. I wish we had more old men on stoops.
What's missing from your neighborhood?
A really good sandwich shop closer than Brooklyn Larder. Lunch can be hard in Park Slope.
What's been the biggest change since you've moved in?
I got married and had a baby. Oh, is that not what you meant?
It's a Saturday night in December. You don't feel like traveling very far but you're antsy for a night out. Where do you go?
Let's say BAM for a movie and then if we're feeling really adventurous maybe some fancy drinks at No. 7. My husband is going to read this and be like, "When have we ever done that?"
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