If you missed the launch party for Liddabit Sweets’ new cookbook, you have another shot at meeting the local confectioners on Tuesday night at Greenlight, where they’ll be joined by Blue Bottle Coffee, which just released The Blue Bottle Craft of Coffee: Growing, Roasting, and Drinking, with Recipes. Amy Bennett of the Greene Grape will also be on hand, moderating a discussion on artisanal food making with Liz Gutman and Jen King of Liddabit and James and Caitlin Freeman of Blue Bottle. A coffee and chocolate tasting for guests is the icing on the cake.
As the nexus of Brooklyn’s tech community, Dumbo is best known for its digital landscape. But tucked in amongst its startup companies and art galleries on Washington Street is the studio of Sesame Letterpress and Design where Breck Hostetter makes a living as a printmaker creating cards, stationary and other printed curiosities through a process […]
Thu December 12, 2013 – Sun December 15, 2013‘Tis the season of cramming in culture, with everyone compiling year-end commandments of the best books, music, movies, and art. I find it almost impossible not to read these lists, either to figure out what I’ve missed, or hopefully pat myself on the back for catching all that’s been […]
Sat December 14, 2013We’re guessing you still have some holiday shopping to do. Whether it’s a killer secret santa gift for that one co-worker you actually like, stocking stuffers, one really special surprise, or just all of it, don’t panic, look to Brooklyn. In our ongoing series, 20 Days of Brooklyn Gifts, we’ve highlighted some […]
In addition to writing about all the exciting fun going on in Brooklyn, here at Brooklyn Based occasionally we like to make some exciting fun of our own. So it’s been with great pleasure that we’ve partnered with Brooklyn Brewery and Tom Shillue over the past year to bring you Funny Story, a monthly storytelling series […]
Mon December 16, 2013With the temperatures dipping outside, now is a great time to spend a few hours indoors watching one the movies whose name you will no doubt hear dropped around the punch bowl at your next holiday party. This week, we recommend going to see Inside Llewyn Davis. The film’s premise is one […]