The Briefly: Every open bathroom in New York, Park Slope’s newest pizza, and more NYC news



Green-Wood Cemetery, photo by Rob Blatt

This week’s edition of The Briefly brings you unfortunate Thanksgiving news, gets date spot advice from Love Life‘s William Jackson Harper, and more. Sign up for Rob Blatt’s essential email to stay on top of all the key and quirky news stories around New York.

• Sorry to tell you that the CDC says you can return to Thanksgiving dinner this year without capacity limits if everyone is vaccinated. (Adam Nichols for Patch)

• Coffee shop and creative space in East Williamsburg Land to Sea is now open on Graham Ave. (Jennifer Rosini-Gentile for Greenpointers)

• The disappointment of not having your home chosen to portray a terrorist den on Law & Order. (Mimi O’Connor for Brick Underground)

• A look at Crosta, Park Slope’s newest pizza spot, which goes out of its way to point out that its pizza is not Neapolitan, but Neapolitan style. (Ben Verde for Brooklyn Paper)

• Bottom of the Ocean is an immersive and interactive theater experience with an audience size of five with a small amount of vegan, gluten-free, and nut-free food and drink provided. Yes, its in Bushwick. How did you know? (Adam Feldman for Time Out)

• Why limit your booze to drinks? Tipsy Scoop and Chonky Cookies are joining forces in a new boozy cookie pop up shop you can find across the city and online this winter. (Anna Rahmanan for Time Out)

• Where to eat in Prospect Heights. (Luke Fortney for Eater)

• Real Estate Lust: A $3.1 million detached Victorian house in Ditmas Park with a front porch, stained glass, vaulted ceilings, six beds, backyard, a deck, basement, and more. (Devin Gannon for 6sqft)

• Map: An interactive map that shows every single open bathroom in the city. (Anna Rahmanan for Time Out)

• Four things you may not know about affordable housing in NYC. (Brick Underground)

• Love Life‘s William Jackson Harper shares his favorite date spots, four of the five are in Brooklyn. (Will Gleason for Time Out)

• Don’t miss my interview of Doing What Works with hosts Maureen Anderson and Katie Anderson to learn more about how The Briefly got started and what goes into putting each edition together.

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