Cathy McDonnell LaCognata is the owner and head coach at Training for Warriors, Brooklyn. Read how this mom of three first got herself into shape, then got ordinary Brooklynites from Midwood to Marine Park motivated to adopt a fit gladiator lifestyle with a fierce sense of community at bklyner.com Thanks!
I'm feeling toasty to the core and super grateful to my editor Liena Zagare, for humoring me and publishing this profile on my big brother, an extreme sportsman, owner, and coach at CrossFit Red Hook. Read about the understated cool of a community cat making fitness fun for South Brooklyn at bklyner.com Thanks!
The Moshman dentists have been tinkering with my teeth for more than forty years and my chompers are holding up great. Read about this family's love of teeth, technology, photography and above all, the patients they serve, at bklyner.com Thanks!
JoMart is the destination for chocolate-covered marshmallows and creamy caramels. Savor this story of sweet success: three generations of chocolate makers, now in their seventh decade of hand-crafting chocolates and confections for all of Brooklyn and beyond. Read about the art, science and melting love of ahh, chocolate.... at bklyner Please leave comments at that site. Thanks!
It’s so much more than their eggs benedict and BLTs, but man, their hollandaise sauce IS the breakfast bomb. Read about one of Brooklyn's best surviving diners at bklyner Please leave comments at that site. Thanks!
It’s rarely a simple transaction when you visit Yakhil Yakobov, the cobbler of Foster Avenue. You don’t just hand him two sawbucks to get your Timberlands resoled, or a five dollar bill for a new watch band. It’s a conversation with Yakhil too. Read about this fascinating handyman's life in Uzbekistan and now America at bklyner Please leave comments at that site. Thanks!
In the early 1980s, The Elderly Shut-In Program at Packer offered high school students the opportunity to foster meaningful friendships with housebound seniors in the Brooklyn Heights Community. Here is an example of one such friendship, that resonated long beyond graduation.