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You’re Invited: Reggae & Cake Blog Birthday! (9/27)

It’s been an entire year since we celebrated our blog birthday!

We are having a proper party with Cake from Ovenly and this year Reggae from Soul Imperial at The Diamond Bar (43 Franklin St) on Friday September 27, 2013 at 9pm.

Drink Special from 9-10pm: $1 OFF Beer & Wine

Come early to get a free piece of cake – it will run out!


For the record, Justine C. started Greenpointers in 2007, and Jen G. took over it in 2011. So it’s 2 & 6 years old.

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Oktoberfest Events in Greenpoint

Greenpoint is getting it’s Oktoberfest on! Don’t miss these fun events and deals from some of our favorite beer spots in the hood.

October 3rd, 7-11pmOne Stop Beer Shop – Free Shipyard Pumpkin Beers with Purchase of a Pulled Pork Sandwich, plus Sigmund’s Pretzels

October 6th, noon-12pm – Brouwerij Lane – 2 Franconian Gravity Cask, 1 Oak Gravity Cask and plenty of Oktoberfest Lagers

October 6th & 7th, The Habitat – German Beer and Traditional German Food

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Wooden Anniversary Weekend at The Diamond

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

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This Saturday (2/18/12) Brooklyn’s You Da Balm presents a midnight screening of the 1986 Kurt Russell/Kim Cattrall epic Big Trouble In Little China at IndieScreen in Williamsburg (285 Kent Ave.)

What you need to know:

10pm: IndieScreen’s bar opens the Mai-Tai drink special floodgates. Get a Mai-Tai, plus FREE You Da Balm.

Midnight: Kurt Russell kicks you and all your friends in the face!

Tickets are $10. Grab them now before they sell out.

Sponsored post courtesy of You Da Balm.

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