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March 2, 2009

San Marco: My New Default Pizzeria

a slice of pizza at San Marco Pizzeria - 577 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211 - (718) 387-4861

Upon the demise of Nina's 2 I had experienced a sad gap of not having a local default pizzeria for straight slices. Now I did go to Sal's Pizzeria (located at 544 Lorimer St) and they did have some great grandma slices (and I will be returning) but their plain slices were more on the average.

So a friend who use to live in the hood then recommended San Marco to me and I have to say that I was very pleased. Make no mistake this isn't high end coal oven goodness, but good old fashioned slices. I'll have to make a few trips back to further explore their menu, but my understanding is that the pasta is worth checking out and that their killer secret is a high quality cappuccinos.

San Marco Pizzeria
577 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211
(718) 387-4861

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March 9, 2009

Hipster Sneakers

Hipster Sneakers

One thing that I've noticed over the last year or so is that for me sneakers are what t-shirts use to be! What was once exotic looking footwear is an everyday occurrence. I cane across this pair of sneakers while waiting on the J train at Marcy a few weeks ago.

March 16, 2009

Underground at L Line

Waiting for the Lorimer L Train

Since about 2005 I've been a J train man, so it's always interesting for me to go back to the L line which I tend to hit every now and then on weekends. The first thing that always surprises me is how often the line seems to be running in two sections or have some other type of issue. It's also always mazing to me how much more high end the commuters looks on the line, it's always much more of a hipster fashion show event. Although the one thing that stands out about the L line is that because you're underground you still feel more connected to Manhattan in some odd way — while the elevated track of the J line reminds you that you're very much on a different island.

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March 17, 2009

What type of jerk steals somebody's dog?

What type of jerk steals somebody's dog? Part I

For about a week now I've been seeing these flyers all around my neighborhood on every corner. On one sign (which I didn't take a picture of) there was another flyer asking about a person who may have been seen with Milo the missing Yorkie (a guy with a tattoo on his neck dressed up as a UPS man or something like that). What angers me is that somebody would ever steal a dog — first you can tell that Milo means a great deal to his family, and next there are so many dogs waiting for adoption in shelters that it's criminal to not help those poor creatures if you can.

In this follow up flyer below you can see how distressed Milo's family is...

According to this flyer Milo was last spotted around Rodney and South 5th, if anybody has any clues please call 917.224.0088.

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