McClure's Pickles

I am acutely aware of the irony of the fact that Bob McClure plays a character named "Jed" who lives in Brooklyn. But the fact that he also has an indy Pickle company makes up for that considerable. I'll have to send some to my dad for father's day...

Tillie's Coffee Shop in Fort Greene

Yesterday I was wandering around Fort Greene, and came across a coffee shop that has a bit of soul. (always important to make a not of these, as an alternative to soul-less cafes that infest the city.)

Tillie's of Brooklyn has that broken-in feel of a coffee shop that has been around longer then the internet. (an important distinction.)