Gowanus Lounge: Serving Brooklyn

On the Sofa, Daily Edition

August 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

“We love passing the Union St. Holiday Inn and seeing the faces of the visitors as they emerge, blinking, into the grim daylight…the ‘RIP Raul’ mural…the flat-fix shop. We can imagine them saying, “Biff–they said this was in Park Slope!” My husband, who works in museum management, suggested the technique of using ‘human arrows’–people holding signs, which could point towards Fifth Avenue and announce, “JUST ONE BLOCK TO HIP AND TRENDY PARK SLOPE!” As for the Bleu, well–who doesn’t love easy access to taxis and dialysis?”–Will Gowanus Hotels Scare the Crap Out of Tourists

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