Daily Archives: January 2, 2013

Neighbors A-Toast: 1 Year Anniversary of Barman's Fund
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We’ve always loved Freddy’s Bar and Backroom, and here’s a good example why. Bartender, Mike Sternfeld, was recently featured in a Huff Po interview on The Barman’s Fund, a philanthropic organization through which bartenders donate a night’s worth of tips to charities in NYC, New Orleans, Charlotte, and (coming soon) Austin. To date, the Barman’s
Food & Drink Quiz Nobler
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We’ve got a new pub quiz in town, South Slope. Quiz Nobler in the Mind (LOVE the name) kicks of its inaugural competition at Der Kommissar (559 5th Ave) this Thursday, January 3, at 9pm. Prizes include a $40 bar tab for the top team, $20 tab for the second place team, and two free
Food & Drink De Luxe
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Heads up, crack of dawn coffee lovers. De Luxe (410 7th Avenue) announced via Facebook this morning that they’re making a slight change to their operating hours. The cafe will now be open on Tuesday through Friday, from 7am to 5pm, and Saturday through Sunday, from 8am to 5pm. No change on Monday, though. They’re
History McGovern Weir
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Good news, for fans of the McGovern-Weir Greenhouse. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle reports that Green-Wood Cemetery has received a $500,000 from the New York State Regional and Economic Development Council, which will be used to restore the crumbling landmark on the corner of 5th Avenue and 25th Street. “The Weir Greenhouse is an important New