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What brought you to Brooklyn in the first place?
A great apartment.
What’s the most inspiring or exciting change you’ve witnessed in Brooklyn over the past few years?
And the most worrisome?
What now-closed Brooklyn business do you miss the most?
Ten years from now, which more-recently opened Brooklyn businesses do you think will have made enough of a mark on the community to be considered as part of the next wave of Brooklyn institutions?
Dandelion Wine, Bakeri, 5 Leaves.
Now we’re going to ask you to list a few favorites:
Neighborhood, other than your own: Crown Heights.
Restaurant: St. Anselm.
Bar: The Brooklyn Inn.
Coffee Shop: Bedford Hill.
Park: Lentol Garden.
Old-school Brooklyn institution: Roll-N-Roaster.
Under what circumstances, if any, would you consider leaving Brooklyn?
Bed bugs or rent increase.
Any noticeable differences in your clientele over the years, in terms of eating and boozing habits?
We get older, they get younger.
What's the best night you remember having in the bar? The worst?
The Christmas parties every year. Once, someone pooped on a barstool.
Photo by Austin McAllister