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Daily Archives: February 26, 2013
People who like whiskey tend to love whiskey, and people who love whiskey will want to listen up: on Thursday, March 14, Aperitivo is hosting Brooklyn Whisk[e]y Society Tasting, an Adventure into the world of American Whiskies and American Game. The tasting will consist of 1-oz pours of each rare American whiskey (including Balcones Texas Single Malt,
Eleftheria and Ilia, visiting from Greece, were venturing away from their downtown Manhattan hotel when I ran into them. And how were they finding their Park Slope outing? “Good,” Eleftheria, left, said. “We’re shopping.” Clearly Beacon’s Closet came through.
We’ve got some great news in the Park Slope culinary world. Macaroni and cheese joint Elbow Room will be opening a takeout counter alongside a full-service Texas-style barbecue restaurant on Flatbush Avenue between Dean and Bergen Streets. DNAinfo reports: The Elbow Room has a location in Newark and another at the Barclays Center, just a block away
Brooklyn assemblyman Dov Hikind is facing heavy criticism after wearing blackface to a Purim celebration this weekend. Hikind, who wore an Afro wig, brown makeup, and an orange jersey and sunglasses to resemble “a black basketball player,” has expressed surprise at the angry reactions. The assemblyman held a press conference outside his home to address the
Yeah, yeah, yeah. The web is exploding with Oscars red carpet talk this week. Did you realize, though, that we have some serious fashionistas right here in our own backyard? The Prospect Park Zoo is currently holding a best dressed competition between five of their most trend-worthy residents. We’ve paired the nominees with their red carpet counterpart