Our favorite spot to take in a summer sunset, Brooklyn Barge Bar, is opening tomorrow. The floating barge has a full bar with picnic table seating on the land as well. They haven’t posted a 2017 menu yet, but we assume it will include many of the staples they served last year like burgers, peel-and-eat […]
Reminder…. there’s no freaking L Train this weekend!
If any of you were lucky enough to get to Roadburn or Decibel’s inaugural Metal & Beer festival, I hope your hangovers are progressing nicely. For everyone else, well, here’s a little something to ease the pain.
The new cable-stayed bridge, which connects Greenpoint Brooklyn to Maspeth Queens opens tomorrow with a light show. Though it probably won’t be as awesome as a Led Zeppelin laser light show, we’re still pretty excited. Governor Cuomo will host the ceremony of lights at 7pm: Cuomo is planning to host a party at 7 p.m. […]
We were horrified to hear about the alleged rape that occurred Monday in Greenpoint in broad daylight. Police initially detained two suspects, but have since released them: Police declined to charge two men detained for raping a woman in a portable restroom Monday afternoon because of “a lot inconsistencies” in the woman’s account, the NYPD […]
South Williamsburg’s Cow and Clover never really caught on and closed shop in late March. The good news is they’ve decided to partner with the popular pizza joint Fornino. Plans are in motion to open a new branch of the mini-chain in the space at 291 Kent Ave this month with a larger menu: Those […]
We sat down with co-owner Sean Berthiaume to talk about Vinnie’s legacy, what sets them apart from the dozens of other pizza shops all over Williamsburg, and (of course) their pizza creations that made them go viral—more than once! FREEwilliamsburg: Tell us a bit about Vinnie’s backstory. Sean Berthiaume: We started in 2007—March 21st was our ten-year […]
Find a place to have brunch in Williamsburg, Brooklyn; Greenpoint, Brooklyn; or Bushwick, Brooklyn. Our favorite restaurants to have brunch in North Brooklyn.
Grub Street did an egg sandwich crawl across the city and, not surprisingly, Williamsburg and Greenpoint got a couple of mentions. Frankel’s in Greenpoint got top honors for their Pastrami, Egg & Cheese sandwich which New York called the “absolute best” in the city: The spicy pastrami is cut into fatty chunks that remind you […]
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