words & image ona abelis
The Brooklyn of Spike Lee, Pat Benatar, and Woody Allen is now the Brooklyn of barbershops-slash-coffee shops, yoga studios-slash-florists, and a sneaker emporium-slash-cereal counter. That same Brooklyn now has astronomical rent prices and more luxury condos and hotels than public libraries. But, there are still signs of the Brooklyn that Eddie Murphy and Larry David might recognize: diners, dollar slices, community gardens, outdoor basketball courts, clothing stores for regular people, and bagel shops that just serve bagels.
How to dress for the new Brooklyn? Where to go in the old Brooklyn? And what if you want a little bit of both? Well, start right here: