East Williamsburg bar The Drink is closing

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One of our favorite spots is closing. We’ll miss The Drink and have no idea where we can go to get punch now. Their last day is February 19.

It is with heavy hearts that we officially announce the last days of The Drink in Williamsburg. In the six-and-a-half years since we’ve opened, the neighborhood — and the drinks scene — has changed drastically, and so to must we change with it. Our last official day of business is this Sunday, February 19th. [Read more…]

Threes Brewing opened a pop-up in Greenpoint in the former home of Cassette

Craft beer drinkers rejoice. Threes Brewing is visiting Greenpoint in the former home of Cassette! Now you don’t have to make the haul to Gowanus to sample their suds. The pop-up is located at 113 Franklin Street and they’re open Wednesday – Sunday at 5pm. They set up shot last week and will be in Greenpoint for at least a month.

From Greenpointers:

Hallelujah! Something’s happening in the old Cassette space, making Franklin Street a little less sparse. [Read more…]

Where to Sip on Warm Cocktails + Hide From Winter in Brooklyn

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Photo via Brooklyn Magazine

Winter’s unforgiving wrath is still upon us. Those frozen margaritas and sangrias you’re throwing back in hopes to feel closer to summer just don’t taste the same in February. It’s high time to take advantage of some warm seasonal beverages (alcohol infused, of course) brought to you by our beloved Brooklyn watering holes! [Read more…]

Grand Street Restaurant Week kicks off today

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It may only be Monday—and that might have you feeling down after downing a few too many last night during Superbowl festivities—but this week is jam-packed with delicious hangover-curing deals on Grand Street. [Read more…]

Restaurant roundup – Bunk closes, Tørst has food, and more

Torst is serving food again

Torst is serving food again

The Portland import Bunk Sandwiches closed its South Williamsburg restaurant. They had only been open for a year and had mixed reviews.

It’s been our pleasure to serve you sandwiches since we opened our doors in November of 2015. We’ve made the decision to cease operations here in Williamsburg while we explore opening in another NYC location. We are truly grateful for your business and hope to see you again soon in our next phase.

We also reported that Luksus was closing last month. [Read more…]

Restaurant Intel: Chez Ma Tante and Pretty Southern

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Gluten-Free Fried Chicken Sandwich (via Yelp)

We told you that Jimmy’s Diner had closed in Greenpoint. Sometime this Spring the space will host a new restaurant called Chez Ma Tante — which means At My Aunt’s:

Chef Aidan O’Neal has plans to turn the space into a new restaurant serving French and British food sometime in early spring… [Read more…]

Bunker Vietnamese opens tonight in Bushwick

Bunker-Vietnamese, credit offMetro

Bunker-Vietnamese, credit offMetro

We mentioned last year that Ridgewood’s fantastic Vietnamese restaurant, Bunker, was opening in a larger space in Bushwick. Well, the grand opening is tonight at 99 Scott Avenue. The menu, [Read more…]

The Williamsburg Hotel’s bar is now open, Harvey is coming soon

The northern tip of Wythe Avenue in Williamsburg is slowly transforming into the hotel district. Sure, it’s making the neighborhood EVEN MORE touristy, but at least there are some great restaurants and bars associated with the properties. The Wythe Hotel houses The Ides and Reynard. The William Vale hosts Leuca and Westlight. And now, the recently opened Williamsburg Hotel has just opened its own hotel bar in its lobby. The hotel’s restaurant, Harvey, will open later this year, [Read more…]