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The New Kosciuszko, Lobster Crack Rolls, & Greenpoint-Inspired Tunes– The Hook Up 7/11

Kosciuszko of the FUTURE

The new Koscuiszko Bridge renderings have been released and they look pretty goddamn sleek. For a cool $770 million, they very well should.  Meanwhile there’s some concern about crossing the current bridge, which has been deemed “structurally unsound,” with a lifespan of only 3 more years.

In foodie news, a new crepe shop just opened on Manhattan Ave. The owner chose Greenpoint because, in his words: “They were asking me to pay $25,000 a month to rent a space in Williamsburg,” said Grzedzica. “You’d have to make cocaine in your basement to afford that kind of rent.”

Maybe that’s what the folks at Littleneck are doing to fund their new outpost at 128 Franklin… lobster rolls are almost as expensive (if not more so?) than crack/cocaine.

And the new restaurants keep on comin.’ Pasar Malam, a new Malasian “night market-inspired” restaurant is opening at 208 Grand Street, adding one more cuisine variety to North Brooklyn.

And in other edible content, the Daily News has some mouthwatering local breakfast recommendations. Continue reading

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