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Don’t judge by the chapter you walked into.
It’s a new year, so I want you to change one thing. I would say “we,” but I’ve already been working on it the last two years (not that I’ve mastered it yet). Don’...

Why Some Women Don’t Want to Have Kids (And Why the Reason Is Not What You Think It Is)
Yes, I want to write about it (again), because it bothers me. I recently realized I don’t want to have kids (now and maybe ever). And I realized how difficult it is for a woman not only to adm...

You’re Fine
2018 has been a very successful year for me, because I finally understand that I’m completely fine. I just look at myself and I finally see myself. It took me half my life to understand it, bu...

It’s Profound to Be Understood
As Whoopi Goldberg said in her book „If He Says: ‚You complete me’ — Run!”, which I’ve already written about on JLNY some time ago, people tend to mistake love fo...

You’re Always Becoming
Michelle Obama released her book memoir, „Becoming”, and I keep seeing it everywhere in NYC. I haven’t read it yet and now I really want to. Not because I consider Barack Obam...

Drop This Attitude
I just had my best friend Gosia visited me from Chicago a few weeks ago. We spent the whole weekend together excited about each other. We did a few activities, but what was the most important was th...

Is Your Partner’s Skin Color or Country of Origin Relevant At All?
I will answer the titular question right away: „I don’t think so”. And I’m pretty sure I am right. I honestly don’t understand this whole theory about having a partner ...

How To Get the Body You Want
Have you ever said to yourself: “I’m so fat”…? Or “I can’t even look at myself”…?. Or “I will never lose all this weight”…? Or &l...

Accept the challenge
Until now, my favorite sentence was always: “Hope he’ll change after we get married.” (Yeah,  sure, into a pumpkin…) But there is a new contender that I find equally ...

NY Love Story A.D. 2019
I don’t like romantic comedies. And I can tell you why. Once, it used to be my favorite genre, but I grew up since then (a bit). Also — I moved to NY. Romantic comedies just don’t ...

When Was the Last Time Your Journal Embarrassed You?
When was the last time you said to yourself: “This is embarrassing”, and you actually meant yourself…? Well, it just happened to me. I sat down to write about something else and I...

Why It’s Important To Not Look Like Shit
Here is my question: Why do you think it’s a good idea to look like shit at home? Some people put on their worst clothes at home - clothes with holes, stretched out, worn out, old and ugly. (B...

Come For A Walk With Me, Part 2: Dumbo, Brooklyn Bridge Park

added: 2017-08-09 , category: Discover NY

This is definitely one of my favorite walks in NY and it always makes me fall in love with NY again. Take the F train and get off at York St. station in Brooklyn. You’re in Dumbo now (I wrote about Dumbo alreadyhere), go down Jay Street to the river and stop by Brooklyn Roasting Company Coffee shop and grab something to drink or eat. Then go further towards the river and walk under Manhattan bridge. Go along the river and  you’ll find yourself in a great spot between two bridges – Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridge. You can sit and relax there (people often have their lunch break over there), or move along the river towards Brooklyn Bridge. You’ll pass the famous Jane’s Carousel and will finally get to Brooklyn Heights – a great picture spot with a Manhattan skyline view. There is also a famous Grimaldi pizza a few steps away and great ice cream at Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory(one scoop is plenty, so don’t get carried away, but still I added caramel). There is also the beloved tourist’s spot, Shake Shack (a burger place). You can still walk along the river or turn to the Brooklyn Bridge Park, where you can lay down or walk on a relatively new pass and take a picture from above. Brooklyn Bridge Park offers a lot during summertime (e.g. free kayaking every Saturday morning or free movies on Thursday night, check it out brooklynbridgepark.com). This walk is amazing, because you get everything – river, bridges, ice cream and Manhattan skyline. You don’t need anything more.

 

P.S. If you don’t feel like eating pizza or a burger, there is my favorite salad place Sweetgreen in Dumbo or just  bring your own food with you.

 

Brooklyn Ice Cream Company



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