Paul T Alkaly

08 Apr 2011

The Awesomeness Palace Fried Chicken in Greenpoint

The love story of a boy, some cheese fries and an Afghani man named Abdul…well more or less….

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31 Oct 2010

The Corner Bistro – Cheap Beer and Burgers

When I first discovered this place, I told Paul about how I found this amazing little gem of a dive bar in the West Village that would be perfect for the book. When he asked me the name of it, and I told him it was the Corner Bistro, he…

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Brooklyn Birthday
23 Apr 2010

The Famed Polish Hot Loaf from Warsaw Bakery

Ah yes, the Polish Hot Loaf. This illusive Greenpoint special can only be gotten from roughly 10pm-2am, and requires patience and adherence to the rules. You must wait until the roller door is half open and then knock three times, peek your little head under it, and ask for a…

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09 Apr 2010

An Ode to The Port Authority Bus Terminal

Bus terminals in any city are always special places. They are crossroads for all the grifters, drifters, deviants, dead beats and drug addled zombies who circulate through this country, from city to city, doing whatever the fuck it is that they do. The Port Authority Bus Terminal (PABT) runs with…

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03 Mar 2010

Dave’s Tavern

The single most impressive thing about Dave’s Tavern is that every night one of the regulars gets 86’d.  It must have been me and Paul’s lucky night because we saw two of them get the boot.  The first one was this guy who was obsessed with one of the female…

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22 Jan 2015


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30 Jun 2009

Broke-Ass of the Week – Jesse Thorn from The Sound of Young America

Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude. Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit…probably not….

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