Last week, the “Night Mayor,” Ariel Palitz, kicked off her office’s listening tour of the five boroughs in Brooklyn, [/night-mayors-listening-tour-kicks-off-next-week-in-brooklyn/] and some North Brooklyn residents don’t feel like they got a chance to give their input. On Tuesday, Neighborhoods United, a new city-wide residents advocacy group, was in
Co-owners Stuart and Sharlene Wellington at Hinterlands. Third co-owner Matt Kuhn not pictured. (photo via Hinterlands Bar / Facebook [https://www.facebook.com/hinterlandsbar/photos/a.915537555188233.1073741827.915533068522015/1081484178593569/?type=3&theater] )Stuart Wellington, co-owner of the much-awaited Hinterlands bar — set to open on Church Avenue this summer [/business/hinterlands-bar-opening-soon-on-church-avenue/
Christine Bush/Park Slope StoopHello, Christmas! If you plan to celebrate outside of Park Slope enjoy safe travels and good weather. If you’re sticking around the neighborhood, note that Christmas Eve, Thursday, December 24, is not an official city holiday, so all city government offices, including courts, are open.
Christine Bush/South Slope NewsHello, Christmas! If you plan to celebrate outside of South Slope enjoy safe travels and good weather. If you’re sticking around the neighborhood, note that Christmas Eve, Thursday, December 24, is not an official city holiday, so all city government offices, including courts, are open.
The Mexican Bramble from Bar Chord. Photo by Anni Irish/Ditmas Park CornerWhile people keep dropping words like September and fall, there’s still plenty of summer to hold onto — especially when it comes to deliciously cold cocktails in the neighborhood. Here are a few drinks from local watering holes
Sycamore will host its monthly Star Sign Party tonight, Monday, when all Geminis can drink happy hour prices all night long.Happy Monday, neighbors! This week, you can drink happy hour specials all night at Sycamore [http://www.sycamorebrooklyn.com/special-events/] (if you’re a Gemini, that is), honor our
Sycamore will be throwing its Spring Fried Chicken & Waffles party on Sunday. Photo via Buttermilk Channel [https://www.facebook.com/buttermilkchannel/photos/a.304198422949377.62231.208220712547149/385707141465171/?type=1&theater] , which will be providing the food.Happy Thursday, neighbors! This weekend, you can watch the guitarist and musical director for
It is not a matter of if 773 Lounge [https://www.facebook.com/773Lounge?fref=ts] will come back, but when – and after hundreds of people came out to support the watering hole at a fundraiser this past weekend [/events/this-saturday-raise-your-glass-to-help-773-lounge-rebuild], the owners are much closer to reopening a spot
Before its official public opening on Saturday [/food/church-cafe-wine-bar-opens-for-dinner-tonight], Friday night was the soft opening of the long-awaited Church Cafe Wine Bar [/tag/church-cafe-wine-bar] (416 Church Avenue between E 4th and E 5th Streets). Friends and family of owners Irma and Mateo Pulido filled the warmly lit dining room, sipping
New signage went up over at 1307 Avenue Z, the former home of Puff Caffe, revealing a rebrand as Love 69 Bar & Lounge. The change happened within the last few weeks, though we’re told it’s the same owners as Puff, which came under new management [/new-management-at-puff-caffe-seeks-to-make-it-an-actual-cafe/] about a
Did you make it to The Highbury Pub [/blog/tag/highbury-pub] (1002 Cortelyou Road on the corner of Coney Island Avenue) last night? Owner Jimmy Grimason was on hand, pouring drinks, chatting with neighbors, and cultivating exactly the kind of warm, welcoming environment promised in their signs [/blog/business/the-highbury-pub-will-open-tomorrow-night]
Anyone who’s read Yelp reviews [http://www.yelp.com/] for local establishments (or, really, any establishments anywhere) knows how brutal they can be. “Overpriced tasteless crap,” “a piece of coal that is nowhere near diamond standard,” and “a train wreck” have all been used to describe area restaurants, and
It’s almost too much to take in. Today, we pay homage to all that is beautiful about tequila based beverages [/blog/food/wastin-away-again-in-south-slope-for-national-margarita-day], and this Sunday, the spotlight turns to Oscar. Whether you’re one of those creative types that practiced your acceptance speeches in front of the bathroom
We’ve got a beautiful weekend in store, so why not grab a few friends and try the FIPS South Slope Bar Crawl Challenge [http://www.fuckedinparkslope.com/home/fips-ultimate-5th-ave-south-bar-crawl.html] . With favorites like Black Horse Pub [http://blackhorsebrooklyn.com/], Freddy’s [http://freddysbar.com/], South [http://southpubnyc.com/] and