Michael Brooks

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2014

    What's Better: Beer and Wine From America or Europe?

    On Saturday, May 17, Brooklyn's drinkers ranked 64 beers and wines from the U.S. and across Europe in head-to-head matchups of various styles. Based on the famous 1976 Judgment of Paris -- in which a blind tasting revealed that California wines were on par with French classics -- the Judgement of Br ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2013

    Bed Vyne Brews Brings a Craft Beer Shop and Tavern to Bed-Stuy

    The folks behind Bed Vyne, a sweet little wine shop on Tompkins Avenue in Bed-Stuy, have sojourned into the world of beer. Last weekend, they quietly opened Bed Vyne Brews, a craft beer shop and tavern, in the space next door.

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    Jake Davis, Alleged LulzSec Leader, Released on Bail

    ​Jake Davis, an 18 year-old believed by Scotland Yard to be the leader of the hacker group LulzSec, was released on bail this morning. He appeared at a City of Westminster Magistrates' Court wearing "jeans, a black T-shirt, denim shirt and sunglasses," the Telegraph reports. Prosecutors say th ... More >>

  • Music

    January 16, 2001

    Bedside Jazz

    Sometimes You Want It All—But Usually You Don’t