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Video: Interview with Maia Chance and Teetotaled PLUS Gift Bag Giveaway

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After her philandering husband died and left her penniless in Prohibition-era New York, Lola Woodby escaped with her Swedish cook to the only place she could―her deceased husband’s secret love nest in the middle of Manhattan. Her only comforts were chocolate cake, dime store detective novels, and the occasional highball (okay, maybe not so occasional). But rent came due and Lola and Berta were forced to accept the first job that came their way, leading them to set up shop as private detectives operating out of Alfie’s cramped love nest. Now Lola and Berta are in danger of losing the business they’ve barely gotten off the ground―work is sparse and money is running out. So when a society matron offers…

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A Tour Through the Smorgasburg of Food in Brooklyn — Plus a GIVEAWAY!

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Feast your eyes on Made in Brooklyn: An Essential Guide to the Borough’s Artisanal Food & Drink Makers (Powerhouse Books, October 20, 2015) by Melissa Schreiber Vaughan, Susanne König and Heather Weston. Part source book, part travel guide—and gorgeous on your coffee table—Made in Brooklyn takes you on a culinary journey from Bedford-Stuyvesant to Greenpoint to Crown Heights and beyond. There are small batch surprises at every turn: gritty urban warehouses filled with key lime pies made from scratch and artisanal chocolates, cordials, cocktail bitters, popsicles, granola, chili oils, kombucha and spices. These are just a few of the many companies featured in the book, helmed by creative and innovative individuals who bring a touch of their own life experiences,…

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