FORT GREENE – Republic Of Booza [https://www.republicofbooza.com], the Williamsburg ice cream spot made famous for its stretchy treats, has opened a pop-up in Fort Greene for the summer. The location debuted on Wednesday, July 3rd and will be open through September. Republic of Booza pop-up, 45 Willoughby Avenue
Island Pops started with a fever. Shelly Marshall was back from a vacation to her childhood home of Trinidad and was sick, craving the tastes of her childhood—specifically, soursop ice cream. After an unsuccessful search of their neighborhood for the tropical treat, Shelly’s husband, Khalid Hamid, figured he
The days are turning hotter, finally. What better way to keep cool than ice cream? Here are ten Brooklyn ice cream shops we really like (in no particular order): 1. Coney’s Cones [http://coneyscones.com/coneysconesmission.html] 1001 Riegelmann Boardwalk, Brooklyn, NY 11224 (Photo: Coney’s Cones)Located at
The classic key lime pie. (Photo by Donny Levit / BKLYNER)A blustery, sunny late afternoon feels extra-blustery and extra-sunny in Red Hook. That’s especially true if you head down a cobblestone road which dead ends at the industrial-cum-stunning vista of Louis Valentino, Jr. State Park and Pier [https://www.
Photo via iamchantastic731 [https://www.instagram.com/p/BJGZNfIgQVL/?tagged=unclelouieg&hl=en]There are Park Slope restaurants. And then there are Park Slope institutions. Uncle Louie G [http://unclelouiegee.com/]’s is one of the latter. Uncle Louie G’s, a homemade Italian ice and ice cream shop with
Gelato at Coney’s Cones. (Photo: Coney’s Cones [http://coneyscones.com/coneysconesmission.html])The winner of the second annual “Find Your Flavor” [/submit-your-ideas-for-the-coneys-cones-flavor-creation-contest/] Coney Cones contest is 14 year-old Craig Haas Jr., and he won it with the classic summertime flavor — s’mores. The Long Island native will make
Photo by Mitchell J. Silver.Below you’ll find information on events through the week in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. Check back Thursday to see what’s scheduled this weekend! Submit your event listing [/calendar/] to our BROOKLYN-WIDE CALENDAR [/calendar/]. THROUGH THURSDAY (Courtesy Flickr/Jeff Stvan [https://www.flickr.
The very first scoop of Matzo Project/Ample Hills Creamery Buttercrunch White Chocolate Cinnamon with chunks of matzo in April 2016. (Photo by Donny Levit / Park Slope Stoop)At the beginning, it was the-little-ice-cream-shop-that-could. Ample Hills Creamery [http://www.amplehills.com/] opened in Prospect Heights (623 Vanderbilt Avenue) in 2011,
Ice cream at the smoothie cafe in Brighton Beach. (Photo: Alex Ellefson / Sheepshead Bites)Brooklynites should expect another scorching summer [https://www.climate.gov/news-features/featured-images/noaa-2016-summer-outlook-where-are-highest-chances-hot-summer-us] this year. And what better way to shake off the heat than a visit to Coney Island’s beautiful beaches? But crashing in
Raffles and revelry marked Mekelburg’s first anniversary (Courtesy Fort Greene Focus/Justin Fox.)“We’re aggressively looking to expand,” said Alicia Mekelburg, co-owner of Mekelburg’s [/?s=mekelburgs], as her grocery/bar/restaurant celebrated its first anniversary over the weekend. Mekelburg’s opened in June of 2015 at 293
Source: Facebook/VillabateAlbaWith warm weather on the way, we are looking forward eating obscene amounts of gelato, spumoni, and Italian ices this summer. An nobody does Italian better than Brooklyn! Here in Bensonhurst, we have the best authentic Italian shops right in our vicinity. Live la bella vita and indulge
Photo via greenegrape [https://instagram.com/p/7LyFtWQwuj/?taken-by=greenegrape] .Kick Labor Day weekend off with some ice cream [/blog/2015/07/22/10-of-the-best-places-to-cool-off-with-ice-cream-frozen-yogurt-milk-shakes-and-more/] . Seen at Greene Grape Scoops (680 Fulton Street). Keep on sharing photos with us at firstname.lastname@example.org, add them to our Flickr group [https://www.
The sign says it all: the doors to Greene Grape Scoops [/blog/2015/05/14/coming-soon-greene-grape-scoops-will-open-in-former-annex-space-at-680-fulton-street/] will open next Wednesday, June 24, one week ahead of its official grand opening the following Wednesday, July 1! Drawn by local artist Angela Gelso, the window sign makes it clear what treats will