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Greenpoint Power Couples – Mary (Kill Devil Hill) & Patrick (Duke’s Liquor Box)

Mary Brockman & Patrick Dacy inside Duke's Liquor Box

As Valentine’s Day inches closer, here’s our next local power couple to share their love story with us: Mary Brockman, owner and operator of Kill Devil Hill, and Patrick Dacy, owner and operator of Duke’s Liquor Box, right next door to each other on Franklin Street. Mary has been building custom aprons, repairing denim, handcrafting candles, and offering a variety of locally made objects for the home for 5 years now. Patrick is her partner in life and in business, and is a seller of fine spirits, just recently launching Duke’s in September 2013. Continue reading

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Getting Schooled On Small Batch At Duke’s Liquor Box, Plus Tastings This Week!

You may have noticed on Franklin St that Kill Devil Hill moved next door and in its place is Duke’s Liquor Box (170 Franklin St), a liquor store named after the son of Kill Devil Hill‘s Mary Brockman and Patrick Dacy. The kid is in my opinion “officially” the cutest kid in Greenpoint.

According to Patrick, the loan that jump started the business was from Duke’s Grandma, and it will be paid back to Duke in the form of a college fund or “travel the world fund.” An adorable letter from Grandma is framed up front and reads, “this is the weirdest college fund I’ve ever heard of.” It’s okay Grandma, this kid is set! Continue reading

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GRAND OPENING DUKE’S LIQUOR BOX FRIDAY (9/13) w/ Tastings Tonight & Thursday!

Celebrate the Grand Opening of Duke’s Liquor Box (170 Franklin St) this Friday 9/13 from 6-8pm with Greenhook Ginsmith’s Gin, Acme Smoked Salmon and Digestif & Apertif of Averna Amaro & Limoni.

That’s not it!

Tonight (9/11) from 6-8pm – there will be a Vodka, Whisky & Bourbon tasting from Oyo with food pairings of cheddar and chocolate.

Tomorrow night (9/12) from 6-8pm there will be a tasting of Mackmyra Swedish Whisky and Deanston Un-chilled Filtered Highland Singlemalt, Monopolowa Vodka and Angostura Rum.

All we can say is CHEERS!

Sponsored post courtesy of Duke’s Liquor Box.

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Greenpoint Shopping Roundup: Best of Home Spring 2013

This article made possible by a donation to our Writer’s Fund by Paulie Gee.

Photos by Jaclyn L

Spring is in the air! Birds are chirping, coats are coming off, and we’re all dreading the necessary (yet evil!) spring cleaning. Instead of going full-throttle into organization mode, how about buying something to give your apartment that much-needed facelift? Our local shops have plenty of home decor options at a variety of price points that are sure to help your abode get out of it’s winter rut. And now that it’s warm enough to paint outside, try investing in a fixer upper/game changer that just needs a little TLC. (Try not to use aerosol paint.)

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Calling All Makers, Crafters, Creators: Kill Devil Hill Pop-Up Shop

In December, Kill Devil Hill (170 Franklin St) will be holding a month long pop-up shopping event in a vacant space next door to the shop and is looking for builders, makers, crafters and creators to participate. Please contact killdevilhill (at)

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Learn How to Tailor Your Own Garments at Kill Devil Hill ($5 off!)

Are you like me, so short everything even cropped pants need to get tailored? My first mistake is wearing cropped pants! But this isn’t a fashion lesson it’s a sewing lesson from the resident seamstress Melody over at Kill Devil Hill. The class is $30, but $5 off for Greenpointers’ readers! Just mention us when you sign up!

Tuesday September 25th, 2012 – 6-8pm
Sunday September  30th, 2012 – 5-7pm

Space is limited.

To sign up:
Call : 347.534.3088 -or-
Email : killdevilhill (at)

Kill Devil Hill
170 Franklin St

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Greenpoint Gift Guide: Kill Devil Hill

Coming down to the wire folks – one shopping week left for the holidays!

I absolutely LOVE this Cast Iron Mermaid bottle opener from Kill Devil Hill. This is a great stocking stufffer or hostess gift. Who doesn’t love a bottle opener? Just $20

Denim Work Aprons are now also available and Mary says so many people have asked for these and they are finally hitting the shelf. A great gift for the cook or hands on guy in your lefe. Only $35 and custom orders are welcome.

170 Franklin St
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