Eric Hall

Red Star Bar is Back, and So Are Wings!

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Red Star, the host of the Best Wings in Brooklyn contest, has returned to its roots as a sports bar.

In the summer of 2015, after eight years as Red Star, the bar closed down for renovations. The corner spot reopened in October 2015 as Cozinha Latina, a Brazilian restaurant.

Now Red Star is back, and with it, its wings — including the raspberry barbecue wings that surprise the sweet skeptic and the rest of the wing flavors — sweet and sour, barbecue, hot, mild, and medium.

New chef Nick Porcelli, who has appeared on Chopped and studied under Gordon Ramsay, is at the helm of the new Red Star.

Read on for more about why Red Star returned to its origins. Continue reading

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4th Annual Big Brooklyn Holiday Toy Drive Kicks Off To Support Local Kids In Need (12/2-16)

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It all started four years ago, in response to the devastation that Hurricane Sandy had left in her path. As some parents were forced to deal with “real life issues” like finding temporary shelter, food and clothing for their families, thousands of children were sadly not going to be able to celebrate the holidays. Continue reading

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