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Summer Lovin' | Ann Street Studio

Fashion editorial from the studio archives inspired by summer, love, and the adventures to be found on Coney Island!

front elevation, Loew's Kings Theatre (1929), 1027 Flatbush Avenue, Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York

French Renaissance 3,690-seat movie palace inspired by Palace of Versailles and Paris Opera House, designed by Rapp and Rapp, Chicago • possibly first theater designed specifically for talking picture presentation • one of 5 Loews NYC "Wonder Theaters" • Barbra Streisand said to have been usher here in 50s • interior photos (marioletto flickr set) • plans for $70MM restoration resulted in $93.9MM project nearing completion, 2014 • projected to host 200-250 events/yr • Wikipedia • Cinema…

Take It Back Tuesday - Old Brooklyn! | OurBKSocial

Since social media goes insane every Thursday with Throwback Thursday, I decided to do things alittle differently! I want to take you back this Tuesday beause Brooklyn is growing by the day! From the rawness of Hip Hop with stores like Beat Street (Downtown Brooklyn) to one of the original discounted stores Woolworth’s! I’m going to take […]

Brooklyn Poster: Brooklyn the Way You Envision It

It's no secret that Brooklyn has come to represent many things: the epicenter of cool, the artisan movement, and much to the chagrin of the rest of New York, the Most Important Borough on the Pla

The 9 Most Beautiful Streets in New York City

Guys, we know living in the center of the universe can be tough sometimes. Especially in Times Square. During rush hour. On trash day. But when you’ve had it up to here with the lines at Trader Joe’s and the off-brand Elmos, take a second to gaze at the tree-lined streets, breathtaking...

corner of Surf Avenue & West 12th Street, Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York

Deno's Wonder Wheel (1920): 150 ft. high, 400,000 lb., capacity 144 riders • original 18 co-owners worked as construction men • eccentric wheel patented by Charles Herman, built by Eccentric Ferris Wheel Company, NYC • variation of Ferris wheel sometimes called "sliding wheel" because some passenger cars not fixed directly to rim of wheel, instead slide on rails as wheel rotates • has been described as combination roller coaster/Ferris wheel [video 0:21] • originally called "Dip-theDip" • At…

Brighton Beach Subway Station Brooklyn, New York.  I lived on Brighton 7th Street...

Brighton Beach Subway Station Brooklyn, New York - a photo on Flickriver

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"Some days, after school, Leo and I would walk to Brighton Beach for knishes at Mrs. Stahl's, like his mom said she and my mom used to do."
Knish RecipeYork RestaurantsConey IslandThe New Yorker

Mrs. Stahl's Knishes

VANISHED: 2005...or maybe 2004 photo credit: michael frucht Since 1935, Mrs. Stahl's served knishes under the El at the corner of Coney...