The Brooklyn Ink took to the streets of the borough last week to explore the variety of things that people make, from whiskey, wine and granola to clay pottery, candy apples, rap music, even tree houses. Here’s our eclectic portfolio of Brookynites who make things.
Debbie Tuch created Glitterlimes jewelry seventeen years ago when she was studying at the Rhode Island School of Design. Today, she scours the globe for interesting fruits and candy to turn into jewelry in her Greenpoint, Brooklyn studio.
Female Brewsters Return to Roots in Red Hook from The Brooklyn Ink on Vimeo. Sixpoint Brewster, Heather McReynolds, is among the rising trend of women involved in the craft beer industry. Women drinkers now make [...]
Thanks to the rise of the craft beer movement, women now represent one-quarter of beer drinkers in America. “Ladies in Beer” say the craft beer industry is breaking down gender stereotypes about both drinking beer and the beer industry itself.
The PUNDERDOME is Brooklyn’s monthly improv pun-making competition, hosted by a self-proclaimed “Rodney Dangerfield impersonator,” Fred Firestone, and his “alleged” daughter, Jo Firestone. Eighteen contestants participate in spontaneous punning in 6-person rounds, and Fred and [...]
Salvatore Sparacino, 46, a gym teacher at It Takes a Village Academy high school in East Flatbush stalked, assaulted, and threatened another teacher who refused to date him.
The deceased, Carlos Fontanez, lived two doors away from an apartment where an elderly woman died last month in an unrelated fire.
The people behind Brooklyn Flea and Smorgasmurg have plans to open a location in Crown Heights at the end of the year. The 9000-square foot food and beer hall will feature five vendors from the Smorgasburg network, which are yet to be announced.
The handful of elected Republicans in Brooklyn can’t seem to find common ground on who should replace Mayor Michael Bloomberg in City Hall’s hot seat in November.
A luxury hotel and condo complex is set to be built in Brooklyn Bridge Park, and the laborers used to build it will most likely not be unionized.