On Friday September 28, 2012, 9pm at The Diamond (43 Franklin St) we are celebrating a BIG FAT BLAWG BIRTHDAY! Come meet other readers, writers, photographers and our advertisers! It is because of everyone that we have this amazing blog – SO THANKS!
Now… Let’s celebrate with CAKE & BEER!
Ovenly is baking a Chocolate Stout Cake with Caramel Butter Cream!
Do ya’ll love The Diamond Bar as much as Greenpointers does? Then come celebrate the bar’s Wooden Anniversary all weekend long! We will be there.
Check out this sweet t-shirt you can score. (Only adult sizes.)
We chatted with Diamond owner Dave Pollack:
GP: Why did you pick Greenpoint to open The Diamond?
Dave: We left nyc after living in eat village for many years to open this bar on the eastern shore of CT. We were going to be a big fish in a small pond. We both had history there. Changed our minds and move back to nyc. This time we settled in Greenpoint at Freeman St and Manhattan Ave. I worked at Spuyten Duyvil and was always captivated when my car service short cutted through Banker St to bring me home. Found the space then looked at a bunch of other spots and it turned out that the first place we looked at was the best!
GP: How has Greenpoint treated you in the last 5 years?
Dave: Incredibly well. I am so happy with our customers. Lots of really loyal folks and although we have gotten busier and busier, the crowd has generally remained full of cool friendly people. Continue reading →