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.
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In case you hadn’t heard, the hot new drink in Bushwick that all the cool kids are drinking is switchel, a cocktail made of apple cider vinegar, ginger, water and maple syrup. Since farmers and frontiersmen used to drink it, it has a lot of old timey cachet for the kinds of people who love […]
Neighborhood bars feel like your home away from home. You get to gossip with the regulars about Michelle Williams driving up rent. The bartender doesn’t even tell you to shut up when you go off on a slurry tangent about that one time you found five dollars. Except, maybe this time you actually did find […]