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.
[Ed note: Reminder, we now have a separate roundup for activism-focused events, which we encourage you to check out here.] 1. Hurl yourself down a mountainside (metaphorically) at Dynamic Alpine Sexual, a site-specific multimedia theatrical experience following anti-hero skiing legend Dirk Dassler. (Friday & Saturday, Umbrella Factory, $15) 2. Get lyrical at Poetry 2017: Word. Sound. Power., […]
Despite our city-wide affinity for drinking, many Brooklyn booze crusaders may not realize it can take years to open a beer or spirits business here in New York. For Jesse Ferguson and Laura Dierks, co-founders of East Williamsburg’s Interboro Spirits & Ales, it took nearly two —from early 2015 to late 2016 — to build their dream […]
For 150 years, Prospect Park has served as a green haven for Brooklynites, a place to breathe fresh air, cry under a bush, smoke a joint, actually maybe see a star or two, take a long walk, observe non-pigeon/squirrel wildlife and generally get away from it all. If you squint your eyes and look away […]