Is DiFara pizza in Midwood worth $5 a slice–or $25 for a whole pie? That’s the question The Times is tackling today in a piece that tries to assess whether an exemplary triangle of crust, sauce and cheese merits twice the going rate of roughly $2.50. DiFara’s slice price went up a buck to $5 on July 1. The best quote comes from retired Brooklyn electrician Frank Mancino, a regular who affirms that yes, the pizza is worth $5 per, because “It’s like they dug up my grandma and she made the pie.” (Yum!) Also on board is an off-duty cop who doesn’t mind waiting an hour and 20 minutes to pay $61 for two pies and four drinks. Others, not so sure.
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 […]
Jimmy McMillan has an enduring allure to him, especially at this moment in history, perhaps because he reminds us of a time when our, let’s say, more unorthodox candidates weren’t seen as a direct threat to democracy and everything we hold dear. Most people started seeing McMillan’s Chester A. Arthur mutton chops and pro wrestler swagger during his notable […]
Odds are that there are very few people reading Brokelyn who are fans of Pizza Hut, seeing as eating chain pizza in New York City is basically violence, or college sports, because we’ve tried to serve you guys sports content before and you nerds aren’t into it, we get it. But there are definitely lots of […]