Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Cafe Mei Mei

Time Out writes Chef Robert Ribant (River Café) opens a seasonal American restaurant with a modern design that includes floor tiles patterned after a Mondrian painting. Market-driven specials will feature dry-aged prime steak, foie gras and other delicacies. Wines and beers are planned, but until the license clears, expect free pours on Fridays and Saturdays. Cafe Mei Mei 231 Court St between Baltic and Warren Sts, Cobble Hill, Brooklyn (718-852-8571).

Veteran's Day

Veteran\'s Day

To all the men and women who have and are serving in our armed forces we would like to take the time to remember all that you provide us with today.

Thank You

Fall Fling at Red Hook Playgroup

To commemorate their brand new space, Red Hook Playgroup is having a fundraiser today at 7:00pm. If your so inclined, stop by and grab a slice, a brew and cut a rug while contributing to a local cause.

295 Columbia Street (btw Woodhull and Summit)
Wednesday, November 11th @ 7:00pm
Tix - $25.00 get you all you can handle
Slice - House of Pizza
Brew - Six Point Brewery
DJ - DJ Lupe Loops


humm dogg
PDT’s latest chef special: a bacon-wrapped, deep-fried dog topped with melted Gruyère and celery relish and seasoned with truffle mayo.

Jill Santopierto at The Moment reports that Daniel Humm, the chef at Eleven Madison Park, has teamed up with PDT’s Jim Meehan to serve a “haute dog” at the clandestine bar attached to Crif Dogs on St. Mark’s Place.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Happy Sesame Street Day!

Won't you tell me how to get, how to get to... (Jen Carlson/Gothamist)

Not only has your favorite children's television program found an address but they also have an official day. Well, after 40 years November 10th is officially Sesame Street Day and you can find it at 64th and Broadway. Gothamists reported that while the show is filmed in Astoria their headquarters are actually located on the UWS! How are you going to celebrate! cookie, cookie, cookie.

(or you can build your own muppet at FAO Schwarz -

Very Happy Hour

A Very Happy Hour
Throughout the month of November Brooklyn Bowl has free bowling, including shoes, Monday - Thursday from 6pm-7pm. Come to knock some pins, Stay for the music, food, bar, ect., ect. . .

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Red Velvet Spelt Ice Cream


[Photo: Kathy Chan]

Stogo has again come to the aid of the lactose intolerant. Katy Chan over at Serious Eats notes that the East Village dairy free ice cream shop has created this original flavor by combining spelt's distinctive nutty-flavor with crumbs of red velvet throughout the ice cream. Try it for yourself:


159 Second Avenue, New York NY 10003 (map)


Osso Quartet + Sufjan's BQE

Osso, New York- and Berlin-based sting quartet, will be performing interpretations of Sufjan Stevens' electronica album Enjoy Your Rabbit at the Bell House. The performance is paired with a showing of Sufjan Stevens' new film, The BQE, a 40-minute symphonic and cinematic exploration of the infamous Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. The show is Saturday, November 7th and starts at 7:30pm. Get tickets - Early Show $12.00.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

2nd Annual Cobble Hill Bike Ride

There's a little snap in the wind and the sun still shining high. What better way to enjoy the first offerings of fall than to participate in a free ride this weekend. The Cobble Hill Association and Brooklyn Greenway Initiative are hosting a 10-mile casual bike ride that will start at Cobble Hill Park and pass through Brooklyn Heights , Dumbo, the Columbia Waterfront District, Red Hook, and Carroll Gardens then loop back to Cobble Hill.

This Sunday, November 8th from 11:00am to 2:00pm you can join this casual tour around Cobble Hill. Better sign up fast it's limited to 50 riders! Ride is FREE, simply RSVP to cobblehillbikeride(at) Preference will be given to those who register ahead of time, as well as Cobble Hill Association members. Ride starts from Verandah Place at Cobble Hill Park.

A great way to meet new people and you just might find a new place to brunch. Enjoy.

Tuesday, November 3, 2009


Only in Brooklyn: Archostumes [ArchPaper]

These cuties were spotted last week in Cobble Hill in their architectural-themed Halloween costumes. There is hope for the future.