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TASTE Williamsburg Greenpoint is Coming—And Here’s 40% Off Tickets!

Zona Rosa brought their taco A game at TASTE 2016.

Last year’s TASTE Williamsburg Greenpoint was nothing short of epic—we left dizzy with tequila courtesy of 21 Greenpoint, and our bellies full of tasty tacos, pulled pork sandwiches, pizza, and other delectable bites from North Brooklyn restaurants. The fest is an ideal way to sample the range of flavors at a number of different restaurants, all in one go. Going strong in its 8th year, this year’s event on September 17th from 1-5pm and is taking over the Williamsburg waterfront (90 Kent Ave). In addition to the more than 40 food and drink vendors, they’ll again host live music, demonstrations and other fun activities for everyone. TASTE is put on by our own North Brooklyn community center The Firehouse, so the proceeds go to benefit the renovation of the former Engine Co. 212 Firehouse for community activity. The Firehouse will provide a permanent home to neighborhood social justice organizations for continued advocacy and direct services to Williamsburg and Greenpoint.

Greenpointers readers (that’s you) can get 40% off your tickets by following this link. And it’s a sweet deal—$21 gets you 4 tastes and 2 drinks, $36 gets you 8 tastes and 4 drinks.

The beer garden at the 2016 TASTE fest
The beer garden at the 2016 TASTE fest

This year’s TASTE WG 2017 Lineup: Continue reading

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Quickie: Vote for Greenpoint!

Time Out New York is doing their annual Food & Drink Awards and for 2011 we even got a Greenpoint joint in the mix! Paulie Gee’s is nominated in the Best New Pizza Category.

There are also a couple of local Williamsburg establishments like Pies ‘n’ Thighs and The Commodore nominated for Best Southern Comfort and Fatty ‘Cue is nominated for Best New Brooklyn Restaurant.

Vote by Sunday February 27th and the results for both the Readers Choice and the Critics’ Picks will be in the magazines April 7th issue.  

Paulie Gee’s is also nominated in Metromix New York’s Best Of 2011 in the Pizza catergory. Greenpoint spot Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream has been nominated in Desserts. Quite a few Williamsburg joints made their various lists as well. The entire list of Metromix New York’s Best Of 2011 can be found here.

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