If a weekend full of shopping for others has cleaned you out, why not treat yourself to a cheap drink? We have a fresh round-up of spots where you can find one.
Greenwood Park has a novel fence constructed of shipping skids. Sandwiched between Green-Wood Cemetery and the Prospect Expressway, Brooklyn's latest beer garden, Greenwood Park, began life as an auto garage. The building reflects this, with the roll-up doors still intact. Outside, picnic tables a ... More >>
Lauren ShockeyOutside Pop PubPop Burger, the mini-chain that helped make mini-burgers a big hit has sort of grown up, turning the focus of its newest spot, Pop Pub (83 University Place, 212-477-7574) onto beer. We stopped by one afternoon last week to check out the burgers and brews.
Welcome, damned spot!
Looking for a locavoric gift this holiday season? Brooklyn Winery, Brooklyn Oenology, and The Red Hook Winery are among hyper-local wine producers right here in New York City. [NY Post] Champagne isn't the only French bubbly. Eric Asimov samples a Huët Pétillant sparkling Vouvray, Langlois ... More >>
The departed rapper's King of Hearts is hard to hear and harder to ignore
[Here begins a new series in which we taste beers found in bodegas all over the city, seemingly at random. Please suggest beers you want us to try.] "Whoa! It smells like bananas," a friend observed as I poured the beer down the side of the Stella Artois stemware, where it puddled and sent ... More >>
When we got the idea to do Our 10 Best Beers, little did we realize what a shark tank we were jumping into. While wine drinkers, cocktail swillers, and those that drink their spirits neat are a very vocal and cantankerous bunch, the vast majority of beer fanciers just sit back, foamy quaff i ... More >>
A few will admire me, but more will detest my behavior, either because they actually love the holiday, or are too chickenshit to do what I did. This year, after decades of suffering dry-breasted turkeys, inane "catch-up" conversations with people I barely know, and hours of waiting for total ... More >>
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