Today’s entry, Anarchy in a Jar jam, is our first from a writing-in, Brokelyn-tee-winning gift scout. (Congratulations, Anne!) These BK-made jams, jellies and preserves come in what Anne calls “interesting flavors your Midwestern family members haven’t seen before.” And with varieties like “Boozy Apple Preserves with rum-soaked currants, cardamom & blood orange” and “Lime and Pandan Marmalade,” we’re inclined to agree (here’s pandan, because we know you’re wondering too). The many out-there flavors come in 4-ounce jars and usually run $5-$6 depending on where you buy. They’re available at Market in Ditmas Park, Greene Grape Provisions in Fort Greene, BK Farmacy in Carroll Gardens and other spots around the borough. But if you can’t make it out, don’t worry—your fruity spreads can be biked(!) directly to your door.
One of the more commonly held themes (maybe even beliefs) about New York is that it is a pit of loneliness, where you can never feel more isolated while surrounded by millions of people. 30 Rock encapsulated New York’s uncanny ability to grind you down perfectly here. This can feel like a shitty city, especially during […]
Hot take: Halloween isn’t for everybody. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a great holiday. It just favors creatives and DIY experts to a fault. Many people are Hallo-wise enough to start planning their costume for the following year on Nov. 1. — and if you’re one of those people, more power to you! — but that leaves the rest […]
Loitering has been a problem for coffee shop owners for so long that we’ve gone through several cycles of addressing it in New York City. First came limiting laptop hours and eliminating outlets, then things like timed wifi. Britcom hit Fleabag skewered the annoying laptop camper in its inaugural season this summer, which means it’s far from just an American […]