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The offerings at Black Seed range from standard (veggie cream cheese) to unexpected (lobster tarragon spread). Photo courtesy of Black Seed

Black Seed brings sweeter, trendier bagels to Brooklyn

March 20 | Sara Bosworth

Black Seed, the popular purveyor of hand-rolled, Montreal-fusion bagels, opened its first location in the borough on Wednesday on a busy Brooklyn Heights block. When Black Seed debuted its Nolita location in 2014, massive lines stretched down the block. The same thing happened last summer, when the bagel shop opened at The Ace Hotel in […]

A new proposal would turn a decrepit section of the BQE — the Triple Cantilever — into a three-level Tri-Line park, similar to the Highline Park in Manhattan. Rendering via Mark Baker

New BQE proposal would create ‘Tri-Line’ park, burying highway

March 20 | Mary Frost

A sweeping new proposal would turn a decrepit section of the BQE into a three-level Tri-Line park, similar to the Highline Park in Manhattan. Under the plan, the Triple Cantilever would become part of Brooklyn Bridge Park — the “cliffs” of Brooklyn Bridge Park — overlooking the park, the harbor and the skyline of Manhattan. […]

A new Netflix show about dating in New York features five Brooklyn spots, including Lighthouse in Williamsburg. Photo courtesy of Lighthouse.

Netflix wants you to bring your first date to Brooklyn

March 19 | Sara Bosworth

Brooklyn is the perfect place for a first date — according to Netflix, that is. The streaming platform dropped a new series on Valentine’s Day this year called “Dating Around,” a slightly offbeat reality show about dating in the 21st century. The premise: one ambitious (and attractive) single person goes out on the exact same first […]