Tonight, Huckleberry Bar is hosting the first of our 3 cocktail parties with dating app MeetMoi, where you’ll learn how to make 3 classic drinks and indulge in an open bar and small bites for $15. (We’ve got just one more men’s ticket for tonight.) Even if you don’t make it to a cocktail class, you can enter to win a pair of tickets to Sleep No More–that choose-your-own adventure-ish performance in three abandoned lofts–when you download MeetMoi and enter “Brooklyn” in the Guest List field of registration. We’ll announce the winner July 29.
Billed as an “American heritage restaurant,” The Runner, which opened this winter in Clinton Hill, promises modern cuisine based on nineteenth- and early twentieth-century American recipes, much like Bushwick’s 1 Knickerbocker. That’s right, pressed tin ceilings and old-timey cocktails are no longer enough to qualify your restaurant as appropriately vintage–your food now has to be 100 years […]
In today’s email we traveled back to the summer of 1951 when ditch weed grew wild in the empty lots of New York, and the authorities rounded it up and carted it away by the truckload. That story came to light when the archivists at Brooklyn Public Library digitized the Brooklyn Eagle, a daily newspaper […]
In the summer of 1951, New York City was consumed by two things: weed and who would face the Yankees in the ’51 World Series–the Brooklyn Dodgers or the New York Giants. Bobby Thomson was just weeks away from hitting the “Shot Heard Round the World” that would win the National League pennant for the […]
Fans who love their pop music served up with a dose of electronica and ’60s British influence should clear their calendars for the next couple weeks, because there are a number of great acts coming to town. First up is Brooklyn’s own Shy Hunters, who will be performing at Union Pool next week to mark […]