After being such a good neighbor by giving food away, it’s no fun to report that Red Hook’s Fairway will be closed for awhile. Following up on a tip we got this morning that the grocery store would be closed for a month due to flooding, we got comment from a source at Fairway’s corporate headquarters who told us it would “be way more than a month” due to the building taking on six feet of flood water. Our source also told us that while the building was structurally sound, “the floor and ceiling are fine. Everything in between needs to be redone.” It’s a blow to Red Hook, to be sure. We’ll update you with any related information as we get it.
The most unqualified person ever to be elected president has officially been sworn in and he’s carrying with him into Washington a quiver of cronies. It’s hard to distill a lesson from all this other than failing upwards is becoming the only exercise some Americans get any more. We’ve seen Trump’s nominees flub their interviews, showing up […]
If you’re one of those lucky people with the luxury of time for a sit-down daytime meal during the typical work week (or just someone who’s underemployed, a la this girl) you now have another great option for your weekday #firstmeal. Rider, the light-filled Williamsburg spot attached to non-profit music venue National Sawdust, has been […]
What makes a Brooklyn bar? Is it the wood? Is is the draft list that features only craft beer and local breweries? Is it the bartender, whose surly, I’ve-seen-it-all disposition seems out of sync with his youth? And which of these things explains why you find yourself so hopelessly drawn through the door, night after night, […]