Wednesday, July 19, 2006

Thursday Thirteen: Ways Of Looking @ Brooklyn

1. My favorite middle eastern grocery store...

2. The restaurant that never opens...

3. Where I yoga...

4. Where I lauder...

5. Real Fish N' Chips. Home of the deep fried twinkie and mars bar combo.

6. I swear to god this fruit stand is open 365 days a year.

7. The lovely Gowanus.

8. A pretty cool place to buy weekly flowers.

9. A bookstore straight out of a Paul Auster story.

10. Prospect Park during an evening concert.

11. Ye Local Hardware Store

12. Stately Court Street in the evening.

13. On the Brooklyn Bridge looking into Manhattan

Get the Thursday Thirteen code here!

The purpose of the meme is to get to know everyone who participates a little bit better every Thursday. Visiting fellow Thirteeners is encouraged! If you participate, leave the link to your Thirteen in others comments. It’s easy, and fun! Be sure to update your Thirteen with links that are left for you, as well! I will link to everyone who participates and leaves a link to their 13 things. Trackbacks, pings, comment links accepted!



Blogger armywife said...

i love it! i miss living in the city and having so many little shops for this and that.

i've posted 13 too at

10:16 PM  
Blogger Mama Duck said...

I love it, I want to come visit sometime, I've never been there!!

10:20 PM  
Anonymous Suzy said...

Those pictures are just awesome! Gosh how I'd love to visit Brooklyn someday! Thanks for sharing!

10:50 PM  
Anonymous Janet ( said...

I LOVED your list! The pictures are fantastic, and it gave a real sense of community.

My 13 are up ;-)

11:18 PM  
Anonymous Fida said...

Sweet... i love looking at neighbourhood photos!

11:25 PM  
Blogger FRIDAY'S CHILD said...

I don't blame you for doing so. They are lovely pictures of beautiful places. Just one thing I'm curious about...what is the story of this restaurant that is never open.
My T13 is up too and hope you'll enjoy the tour.

11:30 PM  
Blogger Lisa said...

Looks just how I imagine Brooklyn! :) Nice photo essay!

Thanks for stopping by my 13!

11:33 PM  
Blogger Kimmy said...

I LOVE it! Great 13! (and I am still giggling about picture number 2! :p)
My 13 are up!

12:09 AM  
Blogger Kailani said...

Great pictures! I love the flower stand one. I've never been to Brooklyn but it sure looks like a nice place to visit.

12:21 AM  
Blogger Raggedy said...

I just loved this!
Thanks for the tour and pictures of your world..
My TT is up too.

12:53 AM  
Blogger Barbara said...

I've never been to Brooklyn, but I love the pictures!

1:42 AM  
Blogger Red said...

I'm not playing this today (too much on!), but I wanted to comment on your splendid piccies! Does this mean you have a digital camera now? Can we expect more Brooklyn photography on your blog soon? That would be lovely!

4:55 AM  
Anonymous wrigley said...

nice pics! brooklyn looks lovely and homey!
my list is up!

4:57 AM  
Blogger Nadiah Alwi said...

i like your TT! :D

Never been abroad, so I'd love to see such pics

happy TT!

5:26 AM  
Anonymous Nancy said...

These pictures are great. Looks like an awesome place to live.

7:08 AM  
Blogger Something's Missing said...

I love the resaturant that never opens -- we have those here, too! Awesome pictures!

My Thursday Thirteen is up.

7:21 AM  
Blogger Mandy said...

Thanks for the tour!

7:58 AM  
Blogger Carmen said...

thanks for showing us around the neighborhood :)

8:00 AM  
Anonymous kristarella said...

I'd like to visit NY one day, I've never been to America so I can't really compare it to Oz. My friend tells me you don't have shopping centres like we do, we have shopping complexes with small shops, supermarkets (grocery stores) and department stores as well.

9:05 AM  
Anonymous colleen said...

Thanks for the virtual tour. It seems very homey and and active at the same time.

My 13 are open for business!

9:32 AM  
Blogger Pass The Torch said...

Oh I LOVE that! I'm totally gonna steal your idea for a future 13.

Thanks for coming to read about why we love Grandma's visits;)

10:05 AM  
Blogger Mom Nancy said...

Those are great views of your neighborhood. Makes me want to visit.

My TT is up, too.

10:11 AM  
Blogger Southern Girl said...

I've never been to your neck of the woods, so I really loved getting a glimpse of it. :)

10:23 AM  
Anonymous Stacy said...

Wow, these are just terrific! So scenic and homey and touristy all at the same time, just great. I would love to visit some day :)

Have a great Thursday, mine are up too...

10:36 AM  
Blogger The Schooligan said...

I LOVE that fish and chip shop! Mmmmm. Maybe I need to amend my list...

10:49 AM  
Blogger raknak said...

A man and a woman
Are one.
A man and a woman and Brooklyn
Are one.

11:02 AM  
Blogger Sarah said...

Pictures like that sort of make me wish I lived in a "real" city. I live in metro New Orleans, but it doesn't look like a city at all.

11:20 AM  
Anonymous Trina said...

Beautiful Pics. I've never been ther before, but I'ld love to visit!

Wrongblog's TT is Up!

11:22 AM  
Blogger Amy said...

it looks so homey and nothing like i would picture ny to be! those are great pictures!

11:59 AM  
Anonymous kontan said...

Homey was the word I was going to use! I love it! Not what I pictured and really cool. Thanks for sharing and thanks for stopping by!

12:10 PM  
Blogger TC said...

Love that! Very cool thanks for sharing your view of brooklyn

12:12 PM  
Blogger mar said...

I love a virtual tour, this was great!!! Happy TT!

1:31 PM  
Blogger Warm Fuzzies said...

Pretty neat...I've always wanted to visit Brooklyn! Thanks for the tour!!!

Happy TT!

1:50 PM  
Anonymous Amanda Fernandes said...

Cool pictures! Maybe one day, I'll be able to visit Brooklyn.

1:53 PM  
Blogger Shannon said...

So cool. Can I come down for a visit?

2:07 PM  
Blogger Geggie said...

I love the shops and the characters. Great list!

2:19 PM  
Blogger Tracie said...

Deep fried twinkies and mars bars....I am so there!!

2:40 PM  
Blogger Amy said...

schlitterbahn is a waterpark in new braunfels, tx

2:52 PM  
Blogger astrocoz said...

Totally cool pics! I hope to go to NY one day. I almost had the chance a year ago.

Anyhow, thanks for stopping by my TT!

3:03 PM  
Anonymous lisa said...

Thanks for visiting Lam(b) today. Great Blog. We have a lot in common, I'm also 33 and not a good shaver. I shaved this morning though. I kind of like the Bath and Body Works Raspberry Vanilla hand cream on my legs after I shave, maybe that will help. :)

I know I have to stop with the revising insanity. The good news is there is a July 30 post mark deadline so I'm hoping that will help.

6:25 PM  

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