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03.27.13 Marina Galperina

Brooklyn Brewery is celebrating it’s 25th anniversary (yey, beer) with a series of limited edition labels featuring artwork by Brooklyn artists Fred Tomaselli, Joe Amrhein, Elizabeth Crawford and Roxy Paine. The Fred Tomaselli could not be more perfect because his signature kaleidoscopic Breathing Head (2002) sounds like it’s about beer despite having an actual breathing head in it. […]

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10.04.12 Andy Cush

Remember when the internet was abuzz about Obama’s home-brewed White House beer? Well, a few weeks ago, the President released the recipe to the White House Honey Ale–complete with honey tapped from the beehive on the White House’s South Lawn–so that enterprising amateurs could recreate the recipe at home. And now, the New York Times’ […]

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02.15.11 Bucky Turco

“I actually put ice in my beer.” Those were the words uttered by the mayor at the Brooklyn Brewery on Monday as patrons looked on in horror reports the New York Post. The beer making venue was celebrating its expansion when the coddled billionaire—who turned 69—explained his appreciation for watered down suds. At least he […]

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05.01.09 Will Sherman

Today begins Bike Month NYC, a month-long celebration of riding bikes in the city. Sponsored by Transportation Alternatives with the help of the Department of Transportation, the 19th annual event features parties, rides, races, and classes for all types of bike riders. We’ve pulled a handful noteworthy events after the jump, but check the calendar […]

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04.23.09 Will Sherman

A legal distillery may open in Brooklyn, the first in New York City since Prohibition. “Tom Potter, who co-founded Brooklyn Brewery 22 years ago, is looking to get into the gin- and whisky-making business this summer with New York Distillery Co.” Potter proclaims, “N.Y.C. deserves its own distiller, and I think I’m the man to […]

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