A Greenpointer gave us a heads up about a “note” from city hall about a “rather large” explosion tomorrow night 8/16 around 10pm-11pm – near Commercial St & Franklin St for a film production. So when you hear or see a “fireball” – don’t get scared. Great idea for a date!
The email started out like this:
I am writing to you today to introduce you to Ethel’s Brew (ethelsbrew.com), created by my 80-year-old grandmother – the eponymous Ethel – who is a Williamsburg native and is launching a beer brand that had its inception in our basement…”
I clicked on the press link, and it took me to a page that listed a Kingsland Ave address – which is in Greenpoint and right down the block from Greenpointers HQ. The website was over the top with Peggy Bundy cheetah patterns, Queens-style hot pink nails, crazy Grandma bling and an overly styled old bag drinking beer alongside her “Ethelisms” funny quotations like: “Old friends are like old boobs, even if we’re far away, we’re still connected.” Too good to be true? Yes. Continue reading