Ample Hills Creamery

Ample Hills Creamery Unfurls Sweet and Colossal Ice Cream Factory and Museum in Red Hook

By now, many New Yorkers are familiar with the-little-ice-cream-shop-that-could fairy tale. In 2011, Brian Smith and Jackie Cuscuna (partners in ice cream crime and married in real life) opened up their fledgling Ample Hills Creamery in the Prospect Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn. On that opening day, the fairy tale took on somewhat of a nightmarish quality. After … Continue reading Ample Hills Creamery Unfurls Sweet and Colossal Ice Cream Factory and Museum in Red Hook

A Night of Art and Suds: Threes Brewing in Gowanus to Host Brooklyn-Based Artist Showcase

How often do you get a chance to enjoy visual arts, live music and a "beloved geriatric powerhouse" when sampling some of Brooklyn's best beers on tap? Threes Brewing in Gowanus is hosting their first-ever P(ART)Y, which will take place on Wednesday, March 7 at 333 Douglass Street (near 4th Avenue) beginning at 5:00 p.m. … Continue reading A Night of Art and Suds: Threes Brewing in Gowanus to Host Brooklyn-Based Artist Showcase

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Pig Beach Returns To ‘Gowanus Riviera’ With Barbecue, Snake Eyes, And Outdoor Moxie

If country clubs were cool and they served killer barbecue and smart drinks, then you'd join up, right? Welcome to the return of Pig Beach. While the idea of al fresco dining on the banks of the Gowanus Canal may sound a bit peculiar, the 13,000-square-foot space on Union Street has been recently renovated, and … Continue reading Pig Beach Returns To ‘Gowanus Riviera’ With Barbecue, Snake Eyes, And Outdoor Moxie

sunny's bar

Drink Mint Juleps While Helping To Save Sunny’s Bar Of Red Hook

We understand that you can't make it to Churchill Downs this Saturday to watch the 143rd Kentucky Derby. We have a better idea, and it involves heading to one of the most beloved local bars in all of New York City. Sunny's Bar in Red Hook will be holding their Kentucky Derby Party this Saturday, … Continue reading Drink Mint Juleps While Helping To Save Sunny’s Bar Of Red Hook

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BrunchCon Throws Grand Prospect Hall Under The Bus For Sunday’s Disorganized Event

What's better than slurping down mimosas on a Sunday morning at your favorite bottomless brunch watering hole? Slurping mimosas down with 2,250 others at the world-famous Grand Prospect Hall? Not so, say a slew of those who attended BrunchCon, the food and drink festival centered around one of Brooklyn’s favorite rituals, which debuted in New … Continue reading BrunchCon Throws Grand Prospect Hall Under The Bus For Sunday’s Disorganized Event

Matzo Project 5777 Will Fulfill Your Passover Unleavened Fantasies

Royal Palms Shuffleboard is quiet and immaculately clean on a recent weekday afternoon. When I walk in, an employee is whirring around the place on a scooter. After spotting me on the other side of the popular Gowanus shuffleboard club and bar -- which is celebrating its third anniversary -- he leads me over to … Continue reading Matzo Project 5777 Will Fulfill Your Passover Unleavened Fantasies

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Erin Go Cookie O’Puss: Eat A Space Alien While Sipping Irish Whiskey On St. Patrick’s Day

We've survived the Ides of March, and the luck of Irish is a mere hours away. The St. Patrick's Day Parade will be rolling and every Irish pub throughout the five boroughs will be pouring out whiskey and Guinness. But are you forgetting something? Is your Céilí Dancing perfected? Are The Pogues on your phone? You still … Continue reading Erin Go Cookie O’Puss: Eat A Space Alien While Sipping Irish Whiskey On St. Patrick’s Day