Confectionately Yours


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!

Yakhil Yakubov On Uzbekistan, Democracy, And Unclaimed Shoes


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!