Best Brooklyn Reality TV Star
Although Atwood didn’t win this season of HGTV Star, he made it to the finals with his innovative and adventurous designs. A Fort Greene resident, Atwood is a neighborhood fixture who is recognizable for his towering stature, awesome beard, and excellent fashion sense. Say hi and have a close encounter with Brooklyn’s own design rock star.
Best Place to Better Yourself
Known as the best place to do just about anything you want, from rent work space to dine at the wonderful Fitzcarraldo to attend one of the many parties or events thrown there, 3rd Ward also offers classes galore, so you can finally learn how to paint with oils or cast your own silver jewelry. Finally.
Best Fire Hydrant Sprinkler in Bushwick
Starr Street between Central and Wilson
Heat waves are bullshit when you put on your bathing suit and bike through one hydrant after another in this well-tapped hood. Refreshingly frigid water spews forth from these things, but they’re not all the same. This one has force and spray and arc and grace. A total blast.