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Meet the Regulars : People of Brooklyn and the Places They Love (Hardcover) (Joshua D. Fischer)
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Based on the column The Regulars on the New York magazine blog Bedford + Bowery, the celebrities and everyday people who love the local joints of the world’s coolest borough.Joshua D. Fischer captures a previously unseen and entertaining yet poignant portrait of the people of Brooklyn and the places they love. In talking with the regulars at bars, restaurants, and shops in the world’s best borough, Fischer delivers deep and entertaining stories presented alongside snapshots from accomplished photographers Nina Westervelt (Vogue.com,New York Times), Phil Provencio (Variety, Saturday Night Live, and CBS), and Nicole Disser (Bedford + Bowery andBrooklyn Magazine online). Meet the Regulars reveals the great power in the connections we make with the people and places where we live.Originally an interview series on the New York magazine blog Bedford + Bowery,Meet the Regulars introduces us to the brokenhearted costume designer and gamer who swears the nerdy bar she discovered saved her life; the young Latino café owner who drinks Coors in a can and dives deep into political debates with his fellow regulars at his cherished local hangout; and the long-haired and bearded metalhead who feels safest at the small venue he calls his metal church. Familiar faces include party-rocker Andrew W. K. at his favorite Thai joint, NPR-distributedRadiolab host Jad Abumrad sippin’ whiskey to Black Sabbath, beloved NY1 news anchor Pat Kiernan chowing down on meatballs, actor Jessica Pimentel (Orange Is the New Black) championing her local metal bar, actor Kevin Corrigan (Goodfellas,Pineapple Express) contemplating a Guinness at his favorite Irish pub, and more.