As Gothamist reports, Hail Mary is the latest casualty in a mass number of shutdowns in the past six months.
Hail Mary, the cute gourmet “diner” on Greenpoint Avenue, closed over the weekend after less than a year in the neighborhood. This is sad news for mac and cheese lovers, funfetti fanatics, and anyone who enjoys high quality comfort food in a cozy, welcoming environment. If you love a restaurant, go there frequently, or risk saying farewell.
Reached via email, owners Ham and Sohla El-Waylly told us they “tried their best” to keep their Greenpoint dream alive. “We made something we loved and that completely represented us through and through,” they told Gothamist. “Unfortunately, it wasn’t enough. We’re happy we got to try and that this experience has made our relationship stronger.”
Are you in a dating-app rut? Do you have a nauseating number of Tinder nightmare experiences piling up, but aren’t a celebrity with the red carpet resume to make it into the highly exclusive Raya app?
Enter, The Inner Circle. This Amsterdam-born “selective dating app” promises to “connect ambitious, like-minded people.” Since its launch in 2013, it has been met with a large amount of publicity and success, and with that, a large amount of criticism due to its perceived exclusivity. [Read more…]
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.
Hallelujah! Something’s happening in the old Cassette space, making Franklin Street a little less sparse. [Read more…]
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…]