The southeast Asian restaurant Baoburg (614 Manhattan Ave.) will launch a reduced-price ‘Survival Meal’ menu available for takeout on Thursday.
$5 meals will be available for pickup everyday at Baoburg from 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. to help provide affordable options while most non-essential businesses shut down to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Continue reading →
The leaders of New York’s hassidic communities are being urged to limit gatherings to under 10 people to help prevent to spread of coronavirus after 100 people tested positive in Brooklyn and as over 1,000 tests await results.
On Tuesday, the FDNY was called to Ateres Avrohom in South Williamsburg where a wedding with more than 200 guests took place, as the NY Times reports: “The wedding was broken up by two men in Fire Department jackets who arrived in a red pickup truck and dispersed a crowd that had gathered outside the venue’s door.” Continue reading →
The neighborhood restaurant Esme (999 Manhattan Ave.) is offering meals to-go for a suggested donation today with proceeds helping to provide food for the hungry. “As devastating as this shutdown is for the entire hospitality industry, there is a group of people at risk of going hungry in the short term: those who rely on food banks and community kitchens every week,” a note posted t0 Esme’s website states.
On Wednesday, March 18th, the Greenpoint eatery is holding ‘Family Meal,’ with to-go pay-what-you-can meal kits for two; the menu includes pancake kits, meatloaf with mashed potatoes, baked chicken with bread pudding, baked ziti with red sauce and garlic bread, vegetable curry, baked salmon with quinoa salad, pastrami with cabbage/potatoes, and a cauliflower casserole. Continue reading →
We are now living through — in the words of Mayor Bill de Blasio — a “wartime” scenario where the city, state and federal governments are readying hospital facilities and supplies to treat the anticipated flood of sick patients infected with the coronavirus, as five drive through testing facilities are being prepared. in NYC.
The coronavirus situation continues to evolve, here are the latest developments: Continue reading →
Well, it’s Friday Greenpointers, and what a week it has been as the Covid-19 virus has all but interrupted every aspect of life, including this week’s canceled Brooklyn Community Board 1 public meeting.
For neighbors in Greenpoint who are in need of help (picking up groceries for example) or can offer assistance in this time of public emergency, a shared document is being circulated to list your details (please note that it’s a publicly shared document).
A new 85-seat restaurant inside of the a/d/o co-working space is already drawing large crowds and captures the innovative energy of the neighborhood with sharable Japanese-inspired dishes that are surprisingly capable of satisfying all dietary restrictions.
A partnership was formed last summer between alumni of popular Williamsburg restaurants Okonomi (150 Ainslie St.) and Sunday in Brooklyn resulting in the successful pop-up Yaki Tiki, which brought delicious Japanese BBQ and tiki drinks to the a/d/o courtyard.
JT Vuong and George Padilla (formerly of Okonomi and YUJI Ramen) and the Sunday in Brooklyn hospitality team (Todd Enany, Adam Landsman, Exec Chef Jaime Young, and bar director Brian Evans) are back again with Rule of Thirds and Greenpointers stopped in for dinner earlier this week. Continue reading →
♫ Dervisi @ TROOST (1011 Manhattan Ave), 8pm, FREE, live music at TROOST, More Info ♫ Pom Poko (North American Debut!), Maxband, Lokomoko @ Elsewhere (599 Johnson Ave), 8pm, $10-$12, Buy Tix ♦ Dyeing with Nature Workshop— @ Better Than Jam’s STORE & STUDIO (20 Grattan St), 630pm, $85, the monthly public transportation committee meeting, Buy Tix ♫ Meme Rose, Milky Maze, Joanna Sternberg @ The Kingsland (269 Norman Ave) 7pm, $8-$10,Buy Tix
♦ Brooklyn Community Board 1 Monthly Public Meeting *POSTPONED @ Swinging 60’S Senior Citizens Center (211 Ainslie St), 6pm, FREE, More Info # Salt Smoke Time’ Turns One @ Archestratus Books & Foods (160 Huron St), 630pm, $5, a panel discussion and Q + A on Finding a Sustainable Future by Looking Deep Into Nature + Tradition, Buy Tix ♦♫ SPLIT BILL #35 @ Triskelion Arts’ (106 Calyer St), 8pm, $18, a series of shared evenings that bring together performing artists exploring new ideas, Buy Tix ☺ Queer The Birthday! Supporting LGBTQ in Politics @ 3 Dollar Bill (260 Meserole St) 7pm, FREE or donation, a fantastic birthday bash, featuring State Senator Julia Salazar and out Councilmember Danny Dromm, Buy TixContinue reading →
The NYPD is seeking four suspects who allegedly assaulted and stabbed a man last weekend in Williamsburg.
A 26-year-old man was approached and stabbed twice in the stomach by one of the four male suspects following an altercation in front of 706 Grand St at around 12 a.m. on Sunday, March 8th, according to the NYPD.
A planning session for a future community garden in Williamsburg takes place tonight and is an opportunity for local residents to give their input on how to transform a triangular patch of land off of Metropolitan Avenue.
The office of Council Member Antonio Reynoso hosts the meeting tonight, Tuesday, March 10th, at Monsignor Alexius Jarka Hall (270 Bedford Ave.) at 6 p.m. Continue reading →