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My Perfect Weekend: Keisha Jones

New York street interviews: We ask New Yorkers what they like to do on their days off

Photograph: Melissa Sinclair

Keisha Jones, 34
Store manager
Clinton Hill, Brooklyn

Phototgraph: Jakob N. Layman

“I brunch a lot; I like to eat. The Brooklyn Star (593 Lorimer St at Conselyea St, Williamsburg, Brooklyn; 718-599-9899, thebrooklynstar.com) is my favorite; they do Southern, homey, greasy comfort food. I don’t eat meat anymore, but when I did, I loved their fried chicken.”

Photograph: Melissa Sinclair

“I go to Nike (locations throughout the city, visit nikesportswear.com) for my sneakers—that’s where I got these silver ones. They’re part of the Liquid Metal series that have an element posted on the tongue. These say ag, that’s the sign for silver. I’m a nerd, so I thought that was kinda cool.”

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Brooklyn Bowl(61 Wythe Ave at North 11th St, Williamsburg, Brooklyn; 718-963-3369, brooklynbowl.com) is really cool. They have musical acts, and you can bowl and drink, and there’s food. Anytime there’s food and drink I’m like, sign me up!”

Photograph: David Rosenzweig

“I live in Clinton Hill and there’s this place near me called Madiba(195 DeKalb Ave between Adelphi St and Carlton Ave, Fort Greene, Brooklyn; 718-855-9190, madibarestaurant.com). It’s South African and it’s fantastic—I love their menu. I don’t have a favorite dish, because I like to try different things, you know? But their curry ($16–$22) is really good.”

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