Basically everything is shutting down in north Greenpoint

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Hail Mary; credit Grub Street

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.”

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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…]

Beerded Ladies night at Threes Brewing to celebrate women in the beer industry

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It’s this Thursday in Gowanus at Threes Brewing:

Although not gender exclusive, Beerded Ladies throws events celebrating the many women in the beer industry. Since BL’s conception in 2013, the ladies have been hosting female-centric brew bashes all over NYC. On Thursday, April 30th, they’ll be hosting a mouthwatering event called Ladies Pint Night hosted by Threes Brewing in Gowanus. [Read more…]