^ Paradise Bought @ Triple Canopy (155 Freeman St) 7pm, $5, A reading and discussion of the mystery genre, the difficulties of ghostwriting (and of employing ghostwriters), the free rein of capital, the concept of xenospace, and more, More info
♦ Another F@*#ing Group Show @ Tender Trap (66 Greenpoint Ave) 8pm, FREE, Art curated by Russell Murphy and Andrew H. Shirley, plus music from Faces of Weed / Unstoppable Death Machines / Gowanus Mutant Kommandos, RSVP
♫ RBMA Presents Raw Sound Transgressions @ Output (74 Wythe Ave) 10pm, $15, With Merzbow / Genesis BREYER P-ORRIDGE + Aaron Dilloway / Pharmakon / Prurient / Ron Morelli / Marshstepper / Uniform, Buy tix
Looking for some old-timey Fall adventure this weekend? Brooklyn Kitchen has just the excursion tomorrow – Saturday 10/12 at 9:30am.
They’ll be taking a group to Stone Ridge Orchard upstate for apple picking, cider drinking, and general merry making. Apple season is at its peak, so there’s no better time to get out and take in some crisp country air with a bundle of fresh, organic apples.
The trip includes transportation (2 hrs each way), coffee and morning snacks for the bus, a killer apple pie recipe, farm entrance, a hay ride, and a quarter peck of apples (that’s 2.5 lbs of apples i.e a lot of apples). Be sure to wear your finest farm attire and pack a sack lunch.
When: 9:30am-5:30 PM
How Much: $60 per adult, $200 for group of 4, $20 for kids under 12
If you need to amazing kitchen items, don’t miss this super sale at Brooklyn Kitchen (100 Frost St) to taking place Friday June 14th thru Monday June 17th. Kitchenware, brands like Le Creuset, Bodum, Hikuichi, and Staub will be marked down 40%, plus there will be 10% off the entire Homebrew department. More info.
On Thursday, April 4th, 2013 from 7-10pm at Brooklyn Brewery (79 No. 11th St) – The Brooklyn Kitchen & The Brooklyn Grange present The 4th Annual Meatball Slapdown. For $50, taste the balls of the bestest chef’s in NYC then watch as celebrities judge the balls – all for Kids! All proceeds go to Classrooms in the Kitchen! & City Growers!
Classes seem to the gift to give this season! And the Brooklyn Kitchen has an easy and flexible class giving option!
The Frequent Flyer card is the perfect gift for that hard to buy for person on your list. It allows them to get a discount by taking classes @ The Brooklyn Kitchen Labs.
Here’s how it works:
Buy the card for $25 (a $50 value) , it has 5 spots on it that are good for $10 off a spot in one of the classes, they can be used separately or together. The wide range of classes offer the opportunity for any one at any level of culinary knowledge to get schooled.
Buy it for yourself, for a friend for whoever!
Tonight Monday 11/5 at 7:30pm, Brooklyn Brewery (79 No. 11th St) is having a party for their new beer There Will Be Black and will contribute to Sandy Relief Efforts. Guests are encouraged to bring a $10 donation or one of the items on Brooklyn Kitchen’s supply list for the Rockaways.
ABOUT THE BEER
There Will Be Black has a core of black bread and dark chocolate, wrapped in a bright coat of orangey, minty hops. This beer knows the night. This beer will be awesome with your burger, revelatory with your chicken molé, and intends to marry your lamb vindaloo. We think you’ll approve.
MALTS AND GRAINS
British pale, lager, crystal and chocolate malt, American black barley, German black malt
American Willamette and Sorachi Ace, New Zealand Pacific Gem and Motueka
Our House Ale Yeast
O.G. 17.2° Plato
Guests can choose a handmade bowl* donated from a local potter, enjoy a delicious bowl of soup from The Splendid Spoon along with a beer from Brooklyn Brewery – all for $25.
100% of donations benefit Greenpoint Soup Kitchen & Food Pantry.
Reserve your soup bowl today, via paypal.
Soup Bowl Fundraiser $25
* Choice of bowl is first come first serve. You can reserve a bowl to pick-up at the Holiday Market on 12/8 if you cannot make it to the event.
Greenpointers is looking for local potters to donate 2-3 bowls to this event. Click here for more info. Please email us greenpointers (at) gmail.com to donate.
We live in the best borough in the world! Instead of spending money on a plane ticket, we decided to take a much needed staycation in Brooklyn. Hotel Williamsburg was generous to sponsor Greenpointers for a two night stay, while we toured the area.
We were tempted to lock ourselves in the hotel room and listen to records all weekend. The gigantic plush king size bed was a main attraction and we found ourselves making giant Xs and saying, “I miss you, where are you?” The window from the bedroom into the bathroom made urinating very interesting and the view of McCarren Park’s red tailed hawk pair was a score!
We had an intinerary, not a very ambitious one. The beauty of the staycation is you don’t have to fit it all in because there is always next weekend.
Friday night we took the East River Ferry over to Dumbo for a nostalgic ride on Jane’s Carousel. There isn’t a better view of Brooklyn than from the ferry and there isn’t a better spot for an old timey carousel than under the Brooklyn Bridge, which is housed in a modern glass building. And $2 per ride makes this a great budget attraction. Continue reading