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Remember that Roberta's pop-up in new Gowanus brewery and bar Threes Brewing? Well, it's not there quite yet. Threes Brewing had a humdinger of an opening weekend thanks to a small fire in their kitchen on Thursday. The bar got up and running, but the oven was out of commission, which meant that Roberta's couldn't make its delicious wood-fired pizza treats. Luckily, Delaney's Barbecue stepped in to the rescue to serve up some chow to...
IT'S TOUGH FOR A BAR to make a real impression in Williamsburg, which boasts more drinking dens in one square block than can be counted in many major cities. But after a serious electrical fire caused Central American —styled favorite Donna to shutter back in November 2013, the subsequent seven months were dull indeed, without their highly educational rum flights, boozy punch bowls, and exceedingly classy, blender-free daiquiris. That’s why one of the happiest...
The life of a firefighter is one filled with constant danger, but it doesn't make tragedy in that line of work any less hard to swallow. We learned that difficult lesson yet again when Lieutenant Gordon "Matt" Ambelas, a 14-year veteran of the FDNY's Ladder Co. 119, was killed while searching for victims in a Williamsburg high rise fire this weekend. On Saturday night, Ambelas--a 40-year-old husband and father of two--rushed into the Independence Towers...
If you truly believe that spreading love is the Brooklyn way, then maybe you'll be interested in helping Cog & Pearl with their recovery. Earlier this month, an electric fire destroyed the shop and now they need the community's help to get back on their feet. According to Racked NY, last week, owners Seth and Kristin Overson launched a crowdfunding campaign on Fundly to raise $35,000. The pair hope to revitalize their website by turning it into...