The History of Chocolate in Brooklyn

egg cream

You might not know it, but Brooklyn has been home to some of the finest artisanal and tradition chocolate in the world. There’s been a veritable chocolate movement in Brooklyn since early 2000. That’s why we started the Brooklyn Chocolate Tour where you get to sample chocolate from four of the most exclusive chocolatiers in Brooklyn as […]

History of the Egg Cream

Egg cream u bet

Have you ever had an authentic Brooklyn egg cream? If you haven’t then you’re missing out on one of life’s greatest experiences. The only way to describe it is heaven in a glass. If you’ve had an egg cream then you know! Think back to your childhood and imagine drinking an ice cream soda, but […]

Brooklyn Heights: History of Montague Street and Surrounding Areas

Brownstones in Brooklyn

By John B. Manbeck Spring is here and the trees of Brooklyn Heights burst with color. As I walk the sidewalks of Montague Street, the Main Street of Brooklyn Heights, they seem continuously busy, crowded with shoppers with bags and visitors with cameras and MapQuest. Street level windows often change with the season or new tenants. Today both […]