Is Williamsburg’s Whole Foods a food court or a grocer?

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It’s beginning to sound more like the latter. In a press release issued yesterday, Whole Foods’ reps announced that there will be seven food vendors inside the market plus an Odd Fellows outpost where you can have dessert. The store is slotted to open July 26 on Bedford at at 238 Bedford Ave:

N4: Paying homage to Williamsburg’s storied roots, N4 is a restaurant and tap room offering an all-natural take on a traditional Jewish delicatessen. As an exclusive to Whole Foods Market Williamsburg, N4 has collaborated with Red Hook Winery for an exclusive array of wines on draft. Additionally, the venue’s entire craft cocktail list features only New York state local liquors. [Read more...]

Soho’s Cafe Maman now has an outpost in Greenpoint

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They’ve been open for a couple of weeks now and the space is beautiful:

French cafe and bakery Maman now offers its popular chocolate chip cookie and other baked goods in new locations in Greenpoint and on the Bowery. [Read more...]

The 2016 Giglio Festival begins this week

If you’ve never experienced the lifting of the ornate, 70-foot tower as it’s carried through the streets of Williamsburg, it is truly a sight to behold. Plus, everybody is welcome. Even hipsters:

A century-old religious festival in Williamsburg wants the skinny-jean set to join in the celebration. Organizers of the Giglio Italian Feast at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Williamsburg say that everyone is welcome to join festivities, which last July 6–17, and that even the most recent arrivals to the neighborhood can join the dancing and singing crowds. [Read more...]

Summer Catering at The Sandwich Shop

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LISTEN UP YAW’LL: 3rd Annual Yonkers Arts Weekend May 14th & 15th

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Got Spring Fever? Yonkers Arts Weekend is your prescription: hundreds of local, regional and international artists across four dynamic venues in one historic waterfront city. This FREE urban arts festival taking place on Saturday, May 14 and Sunday, May 15, is only 30 minutes away on the MTA Hudson Line from Grand Central. Yonkers Arts Weekend showcases a broad range of mediums including artists, painters, photographers, sculptors, and designers capped off by FASHION SHOW SUNDAY.

A FREE shuttle will be your weekend chauffeur, taking you to the most exciting cultural hotspots in the City of Yonkers: the Downtown Yonkers Waterfront District, YoHo Artist Open Studios within the 1.5 million sq. ft. of the Carpet Mills Arts District, Great Gatsby-esque Untermyer Gardens, and the majestic Hudson River Museum. [Read more...]

Williamsburg restaurant Isa has closed

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We can’t say we’re surprised. Isa never could seem to get it together. Eater reports that they have indeed shuttered:

From day one, Isa was committed to being weird — it was gleefully out of step with the rest of the trendy restaurant pack in terms of design, cuisine, and branding. The menu looked like a 90s punk music zine. [Read more...]