Day: October 7, 2010

Fundamentalists Ruin Everything.

Basil, a restaurant in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, is a kosher joint that seeks to bridge the gap between the neighborhood’s very divided Jewish and black populations. And it sounds pretty great! Danny Branover, Basil’s principal owner, was struck by that…

Layla is a lucky girl

You may have heard that Jessica Valenti and her husband Andrew Golis recently had a baby girl, Layla Sorella. You might not have heard about the circumstances of her birth — how sick Jessica was, how early Layla was, and…