pig beach

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

brunchcon

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

cookie o'puss

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

lenny's pizza

Saturday Night Fever And The Double-Decker Slice Fallacy

There's Tony Manero with his classic swagger walking down 86th Street in Bensonhurst. There's Tony Manero in the shadows of the elevated subway, the 20th Avenue stop just over his head. There's Tony Manero swinging a can of Carnival paint in his left hand. Such are the opening credits of the 1977 movie classic Saturday … Continue reading Saturday Night Fever And The Double-Decker Slice Fallacy