So we told you back in October that Brooklyn Bridge Park was looking for someone to fill the Smokestack Building with some kind of food vendor. If you put in an RFP and didn’t get picked, don’t be too bummed out, you lost out to a couple of big time foodie joints. This summer, you’ll be able to chow down on lobster rolls (if you can afford it we guess)from Luke’s Lobster, or get a lowly sandwich from sub purveyors No. 7.In even more good news that will destroy that summer body you worked so hard for, ice cream slingers Ample Hills Creamery will be working out of a location in Pier 5, and Fornino will be serving pizzas on Pier 6 out of a space with a rooftop beer garden. Between this, the climbing wall, the soccer fields and the excellent movie selection, we can’t wait for warm weather to come back to Brooklyn. In fact, we’re taking a nap. For three months. Check back with us again in May.
1. The presidential debates are tonight, and you’re probably not going to want to watch them alone — or sober. So we made you a roundup of 20 bars broadcasting the bloodsport, from Greenpoint to Bay-Ridge, many with drink specials and absurd accompanying commentary. (Monday, various venues, FREE) 2. Or perhaps you want something that’s […]
Suck it, monkeys: Pigeons can read now, apparently. As Popular Science reported last week, our feathered frenemies may actually be able to comprehend, or at least recognize, written language. A new study from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that pigeons, with some training, were able to recognize 26 to 58 words, […]
If a drinking game wasn’t enough to sate your taste buds for the presidential debates tonight, then this is a sher-bet: Ample Hills just released two presidential ice cream flavors, Food & Wine reports: The “Madam President,” after Hillary Clinton, and the “Make America Orange Again,” after Donald Trump. The Hillary flavor is spicy chocolate, and Trump’s is orange-marshmallow. Unsurprisingly, the second […]