Earlier today we asked you to tell us the best theme for selling Queens to the rest of the world (based on a group of marketing students who plan on figuring out just that). The anonymous blogger behind beloved Queens Crap took a break from wondering about Anthony Weiner’s fate in Forest Hills to send this beaut: Read More
The Daily News reports that a community college professor has tasked his marketing students with coming up with ways to market the borough to tourists. Seems, oddly enough, that Brooklyn’s northern neighbor lacks allure. From the story:
As The Observer reported last December, British novelist Martin Amis is packing up, crossing the pond, and shacking up in Cobble Hill. But how will the author of Money, son of Kingsley and drinking pal of Hitch find out about all those hip hot spots surrounding his new digs?
Has it gotten to the point when one cannot talk about dining in Brooklyn without an us-versus-them, Manhattan-is-for-snobs mentality?
The buzz on Twitter and, in today’s “Hey, Mr. Critic” post on The New York Times‘ Diner’s Journal, seems to suggest as much. Last week saw a bit of a catalyst in the guise Read More
Former New York Times dining critic Mimi Sheraton has no time for this so-called Brooklyn dining scene.
“I think the whole Brooklyn thing must be greatly exaggerated,” Sheraton
And Oliver Strand, who writes The Filter, The Times‘ coffee blog.
Michele Humes, who contributes to The Times‘ Diner’s Journal blog.
Kat Kinsman, managing Read More