Gowanus in a Day: How to Spend a Saturday in Gowanus

Go... where? When you think of "new" Brooklyn-- cool and hip and fun-- Gowanus might not be the first place that comes to mind. It might not even be the fourth or the fifth-- but that's OK, because like an aged wine, Gowanus has ripened from an industry-heavy area to a haven of arts and artisans, vibes and value. There is SO much more to do there than you might imagine, and a lot of great kept secrets. Adventure on a Saturday? Here is a plan that will woo you over to Gowanus, too.

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I scream, you scream: Where to get the best ice cream in New York

Give me ice cream or give me death. My palate may have stopped maturing in 1994, but honestly, to me there is nothing better than a melty cone. And I get it-- the city gets cold in the winter. Like, find-alternate-routes-so-I-don't-walk-through-the-astor-place-wind-tunnel cold. But don't tell that to my tastebuds, because I'm craving it year round.

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