New York City is made up of five boroughs: the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island. Each one has enough attractionsâ€”and enough personalityâ€”to be a city all its own. Learn more about them with this guide.
Moto and Smith & Mills designer John McCormick went for a sunken-ship look when outfitting the nautical Greenpoint café, from first-time restaurateurs Jud Mongell and Kathy Mecham. You"ll find distressed wood and portholes, along with marble tables etched by Brooklyn tattoo artist Scott Campbell. Some eats bear an Australian stamp--the house grass-fed burger comes the Down Under way with beets, pineapple and a fried egg. Others, like a breakfast of toast topped with sliced radishes and Evan"s Farmhouse butter, are French by way of upstate New York. If this project sounds familiar, it may be because of the involvement of actor Heath Ledger, who helped fund the eatery prior to his passing.