Tag: Park Slope

All Things Brooklyn – Brooklyn Sting: Escape to the Beach at Cabana Bar

This winter, I am headed to the beach. Not the actual beach, unfortunately, because my wallet is a few Andrew Jacksons short of a plane ticket. Instead I’ll be heading to Park Slope’s newest watering hole, the beach-themed Cabana Bar. Cabana Bar quietly opened a few weeks ago, just before its neighboring restaurant, Playa. Even …

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All Things Brooklyn – Brooklyn Sting: Responsible Brooklyn

For the past few weeks I’ve been traveling in Peru and Bolivia with a tour company that practices what it dubs “responsible travel.” Essentially, Gecko’s Adventures designs their tours to minimize travelers’ impact on the environment while maximizing interaction with the local community and ensuring that those communities benefit financially from Gecko’s tour groups (e.g. …

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