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An Old Fish Farm, but With Gourmet Takeout

By September 19, 2017 no comments Permalink

Past Amagansett, off the Napeague Stretch toward Montauk, Cranberry Hole Road dips and dives through a quiet expanse of pitch pine and scrub oak. There are no signs at all until the landscape opens into sandy loam, Gardiners Bay appears to the north, and a faded “Welcome” flag can be spotted, whipping in the wind,…

How Paul Rabil, Lacrosse Player, Spends His Sundays

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Paul Rabil, among the most recognized lacrosse players in the world, plays for the New York Lizards of Major League Lacrosse. Mr. Rabil, 31, is also a tech-savvy, sports-media entrepreneur and the chairman of his namesake foundation, which aims to assist students with learning differences. Most Sundays during the lacrosse season, which lasts from April…

Staubitz Market in Brooklyn: 100 Years of Sawdust, Steaks and Chops

A screen door slams, and a customer’s shoes shuffle across a hardwood floor sprinkled with sawdust. Behind a polished glass counter filled with carefully arranged steaks, lamb chops and other pristine cuts of meat stand several butchers, thick through the shoulders and hands, shiny with confidence and wearing aprons as white as copy paper. If…

Sisterhood on Wheels: Bushwick’s Rugged Roller Derby Girls

By July 17, 2016 no comments Permalink

Chang W. Lee/The New York Times Blossom Bettles is 12 years old and lives on a tree-lined street in Brooklyn. Her father, who is British, is a photographer; her mother is a meditation and mindfulness teacher from New Zealand. She has a little brother named Sunny. Blossom is petite, with blue eyes and a dimpled…

Sahadi’s Offers a World of Things That Can Be Put in a Jar

By May 7, 2016 no comments Permalink

It was a blustery spring Saturday in Brooklyn Heights, and the customers shopping at Sahadi’s Importing Company on Atlantic Avenue had their heads covered — hijabs, snapbacks, church derbies, pork pies, bandannas, kufi skull caps — and their hands full of products, samples and numbered tickets. The tickets are needed to keep order and flow…