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Maribel Lieberman, owner of the MarieBelle chocolate shops, travels the world scouting the best quality beans for her masterful confections. As she... Read More

It’s the middle of February. In the dead of winter. In New York City. Finding an activity for my kids that we haven’t done, to paraphrase my son, “One... Read More

We’re calling it: paint is out, dynamically papered walls are in. The folks at Flavor Paper—the Brooklyn-based print lab turning out some of the world’s... Read More

Style, in a way, functions as a kind of sociocultural GPS, a psychic location finder. You can tell you’re in Paris, of course, because that’s the spire... Read More

See More Global Hot SpotsAnyone who grew up in New York has a “remember when” story about the city’s restless landscape. Remember when Hudson Street in... Read More

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The 1970’sThe traveler’s map sure looked different in T+L’s first decade. Future hot spots like Shanghai, Prague, Moscow, and Saigon were still well... Read More

Since 2008, the market has grown from a DIY experiment in a public-school parking lot to an indie shopping mecca with spin-offs around the borough. Here... Read More

To want to understand Brooklyn is to presume to understand the world: it isn't merely difficult, it's impossible. From Manhattan, Brooklyn seems a mist... Read More

Travelers to New York are usually a hardy lot, traipsing through Times Square's garish neon glow at all hours of the night, ascending the heights of the... Read More

When I first moved to New York—that is, to Manhattan—in my early twenties, I had only the vaguest conception of Brooklyn. There was Welcome Back, Kotter... Read More

Vera Gordon, a retired educator in Brooklyn, New York, is a garden-variety traveler. Literally. Like more and more botanically minded tourists, she’s... Read More

See our slideshow of America’s Best Secret Neighborhoods.“The suit-and-tie crowd has a little trouble here,” says David Bishop, owner of Atlanta’s 97... Read More

Call it a coming-of-age: several leading children’s museums have recently expanded, all while serving as models of environmental stewardship. Brooklyn... Read More

My favorite days of the year are ones when the Amtrak train pulls me up to Hudson, New York. I’m being slowly chugged out of Manhattan, past the sun... Read More

The holidays will sparkle with Alexei Ratmansky’s new version of The Nutcracker for American Ballet Theatre at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (Dec. 22... Read More

From toga-wrapped emperors to board-toting surfers, all walks of life have flocked to the seaside for renewal, reflection, and amusement, and the tide... Read More

Acorn a Brooklyn Toy ShopAt this fairy tale of a store, you’ll find mobiles hand-stitched from Liberty of London fabrics, bamboo model airplanes made in... Read More

By Adrien Glover, with Jennifer Flowers, John Newton, and Tracy ZiemerSee our slideshow of 10 Great Waterside Restaurants.Blame it on the intoxicating... Read More

The stereotype of the surly Parisian maître d’ may be losing currency nowadays, but for the determined efforts of one man: Philippe Pinoteau, owner of... Read More

I’ll wager you two bits your bartender’s wearing muttonchops and a waistcoat. If not you should ask for your money back, order your Sazerac elsewhere.A... Read More

Each year, Copenhagen’s Tivoli Gardens transforms into a winter wonderland with twinkling lights, children’s shows, and plenty of glogg. November 20... Read More

Kepler Brooklyn Academy ofMusic (November 18–21). In the popular imagination, Philip Glass is a composer offilm scores and repeating minimalist patterns... Read More

See our slideshow of The Best Cities for Street Art.For much of 2005, I walked the same five-block stretch of Rivington Street, on New York City ’s... Read More

Your attention, ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls—it's time for today's trivia question! Exactly how awesome is minor-league baseball?Is it (a)... Read More

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