Al Franken, who is definitely NOT, running for president, IS coming to Cooper Union next week to discuss his new book Giant of the Senate. Seth Meyers will host the event next Tuesday, August 1 and you can still grab tickets here. From #1 bestselling author Al Franken comes this intimate recount of an award-winning […]
The Burger Guru, a staple for cheap burgers on 98 Berry Street in Williamsburg, quietly closed earlier this year. In its place is a new Greek tapas restaurant called Ela Taverna. The owners updated the decor a tad, but have kept the space fairly minimal. The menu features Greek staples like Moussaka, Spanakopita and Grilled Octopus. […]
We mentioned that Fornino was opening a new restaurant on 291 Kent Avenue. They’ve been open for a few weeks now in the former home of Cow & Clover and their original restaurant on Bedford Avenue has closed. The new space is enormous and has a slightly larger menu. Also in Williamsburg, Belly opens today […]
After being shutdown in 2016 for selling alcohol without a license and having conditions “imminently perilous to human life”, the gigantic party space known as Brooklyn Mirage has officially reopened. They held their first EDM party on Saturday with DJ Stephan Bodzin and $8 drafts of Stella Artois: After a year of false starts and legal imbroglios, […]
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No visit to New York is complete without a visit to the North Brooklyn neighborhoods of Williamsburg, Greenpoint and Bushwick. Formerly three working-class and industrial neighborhoods,
It’s almost July 4th! For the last two years, the Macy’s fireworks were shot from barges close to the Brooklyn Bridge, but this year the barges are closer to North Brooklyn and Long Island City. We’re excited because Greenpoint and Williamsburg will be the best places to view the fireworks in all of Brooklyn. Here are some […]
Yep, that’s tomorrow folks. Pool hours are from from 11am to 7pm daily. There’s a break from 3pm to 4pm for pool cleaning, should someone decide to poop in the pool. More information at mccarrenpark.com. McCarren Park pool is now one of three pools in the area, though it’s North Brooklyn’s only public pool and, best of all, […]
As Greenpoint continues to morph into Williamsburg north, the chef behind Harlem’s Red Rooster has announced a new venture in the neighborhood. The NY Post reports that Marcus Samuelsson plans to open a new restaurant at the Greenpoint, a 40-story condo-monstrosity at the end of India Street. A lease has been signed for a 4,000 square foot space […]