Brooklyn Brewery co-founder and current president Steve Hindy has been elected to the board of directors of The Beer Institute (yup, that would be the national trade association representing the brewing industry, God bless ‘em).
My colleague Chris Shott profiled Mr. Hindy last May as an unlikely real estate power broker in Brooklyn, which Read More
A green lament for the fall of Eliot Spitzer: “Whether it was toxic mercury, smog and acid rain or global warming, Spitzer would reliably fight on behalf of environmentalists and scientists who sought to strengthen weak standards to protect human health and the environment.” [thedailygreen.com]
At a hearing before the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Atomic Read More
Last Call for Bar’s Lonely Anti-Atlantic Yards Boycott
Boycotting can be a lonely business. Just ask Frank Yost, proprietor of Freddy’s Bar and Backroom in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn.
Freddy’s is the last bar standing within the 22-acre footprint of Forest City Ratner’s Atlantic Yards project. The famous dive and art gallery, which is slated for Read More
… and you can probably take Freddy’s out of Brooklyn, too.
The Brooklyn Papers is reporting that at 8 p.m. tonight, the owner of Freddy’s, the popular Dean Street, Prospect Heights bar, will pour its last pint of Brooklyn Lager.
The building is slated for demolition in Bruce Ratner’s plans Read More