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Sweet New Public Park Opening in Front of Domino June 10th

Domino Park Rendering via Two Trees
Domino Park Rendering via Two Trees

Domino Park, the public space concession that Two Trees promised to throw into their larger Domino Sugar redevelopment project, will open to the public June 10. The park will stretch from South 5th to Grand Streets, and feature picnic areas, bocce ball courts, a dog-run and a sugar-factory-inspired playground.

The park has some deep design bonafides. It was designed by James Corner Field Operations, the same firm that helped design the High Line. Accordingly, Domino Park will have a High Line of sorts all its own. This will take the form of an Artifact Walk, an elevated catwalk that will feature the salvaged industrial innards of the Sugar Factory. Items on display will include dials, meters, valves, tanks and bucket elevators. Additionally, the Brooklyn Historical Society will curate a small, permanent exhibition about the site’s history which will be on display inside the converted refinery.  Continue reading

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Pretend It’s Summer Tonight at the Graham

It’s f-ing cold out, guys. But the power of the mind is great. And if we pretend it’s Summer on the beach, we can will it to be true, right?

Anyway, this looks like a worthy attempt. There will be frozen margaritas, $2 tacos, and sunny surf jams. Also it’s free.

So throw on a bikini under that puffy coat and dive into blissful seasonal ignorance!

@ The Graham (151 Meserole Ave, Bushwick) 8pm, RSVP

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