What's Happening This Week: Summer of Riesling, Meatopia
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Summer of Riesling The Half Moon, docked at the 23rd Street Marina Tuesday, July 19, 8 p.m. Celebrate the crisp German wine with a three-hour tour around New York Harbor. The Deutschen Weinkönigin (a/k/a German Wine Queen), Mandy Großgarten, will be on board, along with New York bands Baby Brother, Grand Rapids, and the Nouvellas. Tickets are $40.
The Poster Art of Blaue Gans Blaue Gans Tuesday, July 19, 7 p.m. Take in this collection of poster art as you enjoy a four-course meal prepared by chef Kurt Gutenbrunner. Poster experts Susan Reinhold and Robert Brown, co-owners of the Reinhold Brown Gallery, will will be on hand to talk art, while you munch on sausages and schnitzel, all for $90.
Meatopia Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 5 Saturday, July 23, 5:30 p.m. "Amstel Light Meatopia, presented by Whole Foods Market is a celebration of meat, the 'Woodstock of Edible Animals,'" says the website. Yikes. Your ticket, starting at $85, gives you access to 45 chefs from around the country, half a dozen farmers, live music, and more meat than you can shake a stick -- or, perhaps, an outsize brontosaurus bone -- at.
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