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On a Tuesday night about a month ago, I was hanging out with a friend in the liquor industry. “We’re going to Featherweight,” she told me. I didn’t know what that was but I knew well enough to listen to Jen when she makes statements about where we should drink. Behind an unmarked door off Graham Avenue in Bushwick, and at the end of a long hallway, two muscled young men stood behind a make-shift tiki bar, blending...
Brooklyn has already demonstrated it likes its punch. Since the Drink opened in 2010, many have rediscovered the joy of drinking alcoholic beverages served out of grandmother's classic entertaining ware. Well, if you were feeling like the Drink couldn't quite meet all demand for mixed drinks served out of large bowls, it is your lucky day—or it will be in a year or so. That's right, in 2017, Bushwick will welcome the city's first Punch Bowl...
Here are two things that require effort: finding a good place to have brunch and shopping for holiday presents. Tomorrow, a new event at New York Distilling Co. in Williamsburg takes care of both activities for you. Whiskey, Waffles & Workshops is your ticket to eating the first meal of your day and crossing names off your holiday shopping list with minimal effort. Plus, instead of generic gifts, you'll be making your own, with experts on hand to show you, step by...
Bars are hardly trend-averse, particularly here in Brooklyn, where there's always some new concept—whether related to design, food, or the drinks themselves—that people latch onto, all in some effort to be a part of something larger than themselves, something cooler, something to which they feel like they can belong. Gross. No! Kidding. Actually, we get it. Who doesn't want to be a part of the zeitgeist? Isn't that why we all live in Brooklyn to...

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