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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Giving Back: Neighbors Help Fight Hunger At Two Empty Bowls Events Next Week

BED-STUY/BAY RIDGE -  When Harvest Henderson joined the nonprofit ceramics studio, Artshack in Bed-Stuy, two years ago, she had in mind for the community studio take part in the grassroots fundraising event Empty Bowls....

Olive Oil 101 at O Live Brooklyn

PARK SLOPE - On a recent evening on Fifth Avenue, I sat around a table noisily slurping a variety of amber colored liquids. The gurgling escaping our lips was an aeration technique, used by...

Help Us Provide 500 Meals For 500 Families This Thanksgiving!

FLATBUSH/DITMAS PARK - This is the 6th year we are asking our readers to donate to CAMBA to fund holiday meals for 500 families that rely on the non-profit's food pantry on Church Avenue. What...

Toast of Brooklyn 11th Annual Wine & Food Festival

SPONSORED: Join us on November 10th at the 11th Annual Toast Of Brooklyn Wine & Food Festival at 55 Wythe Ave in the heart of Williamsburg, One Brooklyn’s most desirable neighborhoods. This year the festival...

Red Hook Community Farm Receives $25,000 NYS Grant

RED HOOK - On the corner of Columbia and Sigourney streets, directly across from Ikea, lies land filled with crisp produce sprouting from the soil. Hip-hop music plays faintly in the background as community...

Restaurant News: Goodbye Santa Fe Grill, Hello Al B’s, Oh! Dumpling & Many More

Closed: Sante Fe Grill, 62 7th Avenue (at Lincoln Place), Park Slope Starting on a sad note, after 34 years the Tex-Mex neighborhood staple Santa Fe Grill shuttered at the end of September. "So many wonderful years—and...

Orion’s Belt Liquor License Delayed Over No Quarter’s Reputation

BAY RIDGE - The Brooklyn Community Board 10 voiced deep concerns about whether to recommend a liquor license for Orion's Belt, a bar looking to open at 8015 5th Avenue in Bay Ridge -...

Daly Pie Owner Faces Eviction Following Year-Long Battle With Breast Cancer

PROSPECT HEIGHTS - Last year, Meghan Daly, owner of Daly Pie, began intensive treatment for breast cancer. Though she recently completed her treatment, she now faces another battle, keeping her popular pie shop from...

Five Exciting Spots to Eat in Greenpoint

We know: it's supposed to be soup season. Yet it's almost 80 degrees in October. And in light of the new report that says climate change will scorch the Earth way sooner than we thought—like, within...

Thai Farm Kitchen Brings Farm-To-Table Thai Food To Church Avenue

KENSINGTON - Last night, a new Thai restaurant softly opened its doors on Church Avenue.  Thai Farm Kitchen is the latest addition to the already excellent Thai dining options we have in Kensington and...

Celebrate African Restaurant Week in Brooklyn

Looking for a new dining experience? It's currently African Restaurant Week in New York and participating restaurants are offering tastings and deals on meals across the five boroughs, leading up to a food festival...

Hunky Dory To Replace BKW Winery on Franklin Avenue

CROWN HEIGHTS - Hunky Dory will open in the old BKW Winery space at 747 Franklin Ave. in December. BKW Winery closed at the end of July after just two short years in the...

Life simplified: Click & Shop With Peapod

SPONSORED - For a variety of reasons, getting to the grocery store on a weekly or even bi-weekly basis can be hard. In my case, with two kids under 5, a freelance work-life to...

Welcome to Coffee Land – Crown Heights Newest Coffee Shop

  CROWN HEIGHTS — Another coffee shop has emerged within the Franklin Avenue and Eastern Parkway corridor— this one promising better service and waffles. Coffee Land replaces Owl & Thistle General Store, at 833 Franklin Ave....

Restaurant Openings & Closings In And Around Park Slope

Here's a round-up of local restaurants that have recently opened, are on the way, have closed, or will be saying goodbye soon. Let us know if we've missed any. Hot Bird, 546 Clinton Avenue (at Atlantic...
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