Travel Blogs from Brooklyn, United States

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Rupert Murdoch's Bartender bought us a drink, Williamsburg, United States travel blog

Rupert Murdoch's Bartender bought us a drink

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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... where the sushi is always half price (so just cheap all the time then) with Bronwyn and Toby. Getting the L-train back to Brooklyn afterwards, around midnight, is so different to getting the tube at the same time; the carriage is packed with all ...

Fleas, Bessie's and Posties, Williamsburg, United States travel blog

Fleas, Bessie's and Posties

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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Sunday morning we go to the Brooklyn flea market down by the east river edge in Williamsburg. Its stinking hot so we feel a bit dizzy as we wander around the craft food stalls, vintage clothes and furniture. The heat is meant to climb into the 100's this ...

Highlights? more like Shitlights., Williamsburg, United States travel blog

Highlights? more like Shitlights.

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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... . Plus the air con was pretty tasty.   24th, Sunday:  In the morning we go to Deklab Market in Downtown Brooklyn. Its a new market set up in old shipping containers and even houses the local radio station. The pictures explain all.  25th, ...

God hates New York, Williamsburg, United States travel blog

God hates New York

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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In the morning we go to the Natural History Museum with Bronwyn. They suggest that you pay $16 entry fee. We suggest that we pay $10 and their passive aggressive attempt to get us to pay the 16 fails (*spot the 3 English girls in the queue ...

Goodbye Manhattan, hello Brooklyn!, Williamsburg, United States travel blog

Goodbye Manhattan, hello Brooklyn!

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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... performing that night. Its a great piece; a monologue about Diana's reflections on being attacked by a schizophrenic 3 years ago in... Brooklyn. Oh. Oh I see...  Claire to Jo (during closing applause): 'Shall we get a cab home?'  But ...

It's Too Darn Hot, Williamsburg, United States travel blog

It's Too Darn Hot

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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... Afterwards we walk through Park Slope, a very leafy and beautiful suburb to the bar where Bronwyn works. When we get a cab home we pass the Brooklyn bri(iiiiiiii)dge - this is the closest we have got to it yet!        ...

Claire's new smell and other happenings, Williamsburg, United States travel blog

Claire's new smell and other happenings

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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... ) that is starting to go off a bit. She is a brave solider for the remainder of the day.   Burritos from Brooklyn (which Claire declares her first real  'food success' in New York), it rains all day which cools the temperature, we do ...

Parents, Performance and Poetry, Williamsburg, United States travel blog

Parents, Performance and Poetry

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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... the East River Ferry from North Williamsburg down to the south of Manhattan to get the Staten Island Ferry, travelling under the Brooklyn Bri(iiiii)dge on the way. We should really have had some idea of what awaited us on Staten Island considering ...

Calendar, Williamsburg, United States travel blog

Calendar

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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We make a ...

Sh!t Theatre on a shit working holiday, Williamsburg, United States travel blog

Sh!t Theatre on a shit working holiday

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In the morning we go to 'Broadway in the Park' in midtown's Bryant Park. Its Rubbish. Too small stage, too hot, too crowded and most of all no costumes. Who wants to see the cast of Hair in their ordinary clothes!? Apparently a lot of people.  ...

...and I was an American son, Brooklyn, United States travel blog

...and I was an American son

A travel blog entry by glenn.porter

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... who gave me water and popcorn. To ANYONE who gave their lawn, shower, food, bed, advice, time, friendship, connections, and alcohol. Thank you. 4088 miles, mission accomplished, more pictures to come. Port Jefferson NY > Brooklyn NY, 56 miles, day ...

The Victoria Tour, Williamsburg, United States travel blog

The Victoria Tour

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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26th, Tuesday:  Last week Victoria promised us a tour of NYC Murray style! We don't give her the opportunity to change her mind, and so we meet her at Astor Place in Manhattan and go to McSorely's. Its one of the oldest bars in New ...

Working for the week..., Williamsburg, United States travel blog

Working for the week...

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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... . Nevertheless we manage to fit in a few extra bits in around work so here's the highlights: On Monday we go to a gig in a bar in Brooklyn that one of the bar men from Iona's is running. His band are playing when we arrive and they are very good. The band ...

10, 9, 8, 7, 6..., Williamsburg, United States travel blog

10, 9, 8, 7, 6...

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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... ;      Nevertheless, after dinner we meet up once again with Toby and Bronwyn for some bowling at Brooklyn Bowl, a bit of an institution in Williamsburg: http://www.brooklynbowl.com/bowl  Toby dominates the game and the ...

5, 4, 3, 2..., Williamsburg, United States travel blog

5, 4, 3, 2...

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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... xht0HcPryWA  boo to the view!  We leave Lori with plans to meet at least once more before we leave, and go back to Brooklyn to meet Victoria at a nearby bar. Like inner city hicks we drinks lots of beer and play an arcade game where you have to ...

London's Burning and Sleep No More, Williamsburg, United States travel blog

London's Burning and Sleep No More

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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... a producer on the Rosie O'Donnell chat show) sitting casually in one corner.   In the evening we head back to Brooklyn for a night of (in Victoria's words) 'spectacular rounds of 'Spot It'. Dangerous feuds with Frida. [and] Songs with our names ...

Ngunye Retreat and 2 Adeles in Nam, Brooklyn, United States travel blog

Ngunye Retreat and 2 Adeles in Nam

A travel blog entry by adeleray

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... retreat to do a practice called Ngunye which includes a vow of silence and fasting over a 4-day period in my neighborhood in Brooklyn at Diamond Way Buddhist Center (where I've been practicing at since May). The type of retreat I'm doing is a purification ...

Brooklyn Bridge Crossing, New York, United States travel blog

Brooklyn Bridge Crossing

A travel blog entry by hecqs

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After several attempts to cross the Brooklyn Bridge, finally, I did it with my brother, Jing, his wife Gigi, my nephew, Kidd, and Martin. It was a 20 minutes walk from end to end. It was one o'clock in the afternoon, of August's summer, hence we took the ...

More Yosemite and NYC and Brooklyn, Brooklyn, United States travel blog

More Yosemite and NYC and Brooklyn

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

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... were just drunk. I arrived in NYC last night and was picked up at JFK by my dear friend Mallory. We headed back to Brooklyn where she and her brother's family live and had dinner at a local Austrian restaurant. They were serving beef stew or fried ...

Did we order the Artichoke dip?, Brooklyn, United States travel blog

Did we order the Artichoke dip?

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

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Mal and I spent our evening last night enjoying drinks and dinner at this bar called the "Farm" right off of Flatbush near her house. It was our second time there since I arrived. They have the most amazing artichoke dip as well as other yummies! The ...

Brooklyn, Manhattan continued, Brooklyn, United States travel blog

Brooklyn, Manhattan continued

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

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As the saying goes, the more things change the more they stay the same. I'm sitting here with Mallory watching the Emmys just like we used to do when we were roomies years ago in the Bay Area. Not only has the weather remained cool, storms have moved ...

Rooftop NYC, Brooklyn, United States travel blog

Rooftop NYC

A travel blog entry by tracystravels

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... to do! Mallory and her brother's family live in this amazing renovated brownstone near Flatbush in the Prospect Heights part of Brooklyn. her brother's family has the main floor and the lower level. Their mom has a studio apartment on the second floor ...

Return to Broooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn, United States travel blog

Return to Broooklyn Bridge

A travel blog entry by hecqs

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... any other bridges that I know. This time, I returned just by myself. I crossed the bridge again, and then walked around Brooklyn looking at NY skyline. I happen to meet Heidi Muller, on the shuttle bus on the way to the airport. She travels all ...

Where's Brooklyn At?, Brooklyn, United States travel blog

Where's Brooklyn At?

A travel blog entry by mattieandsusie

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... , the pancakes with extra full English seemed to suffice for Matt but Susie was not thrilled with her omelettes instead of a Brooklyn Burger. We headed back over Manhattan Bridge to see the difference and there was plenty. The Manhattan Bridge is the ...

America the Disposable, Brooklyn, United States travel blog

America the Disposable

A travel blog entry by emohr74

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... 't have the strength to fight it anymore. "Uncle."   I write my final blog entry in the exceptional comfort of my Brooklyn apartment-an apartment that cost me more than most people in India may make in their entire lifetime, with central heat, high ...

~*Home Sweet Home*~, Brooklyn, United States travel blog

~*Home Sweet Home*~

A travel blog entry by anniela

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I've lived in Brooklyn almost all my life and I have just discovered one of the many wonders of Brooklyn. Who would have thought that a small busy city would have a place as beautiful and hidden as this? Based on my pictures, if you haven't figured out ...

Here we go!, Brooklyn, United States travel blog

Here we go!

A travel blog entry by tblsmorocco2009

Last year I thought of taking a few brave high school students to Morocco. When I was in high school I took a trip through Europe and the Soviet Union and it really changed my way of looking at the world. Now the trip is here and what I am most excited ...

Latest Brooklyn Blog Entries / Photos, Brooklyn, United States travel blog

Latest Brooklyn Blog Entries / Photos

A travel blog entry by jimmyboi2

Just posted a bunch of blog entries and photos detailing my recent visit to Bay Ridge... I love my home area and its history-- there's always something new to explore and discover. My family has been there since 1910. Enjoy !! ...

Back home and some rest, Brooklyn, United States travel blog

Back home and some rest

A travel blog entry by lsrieck

Well it's been a week since the Olympics are over, and I've been back home since Tuesday. My head is still not on straight but I'm trying to get things back together. Lot's of good news: Karin and Teddy are well and I'm so glad to see them, even if ...

DUMBO, Brooklyn, United States travel blog

DUMBO

A travel blog entry by libbycav

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We are now in our third and final exchange apartment in New York, this time in a part of Brooklyn known as DUMBO, or Down Under The Manhattan Bridge Overpass. This is more our sort of neighbourhood - more hip, edgier and more interesting - more like ...

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