It may be on a converted barge, but because the famous River Café restaurant under the Brooklyn Bridge is attached to dry land, it was unable to ride out Hurricane Sandy’s storm surge. The restaurant says it will be closed until further notice for cleaning and repairs. Shown above: The restaurant pumps seawater from its interior the day after the storm.
During his 90th birthday party 10 years ago, Ben Rosen’s friend Peter Patterson promised to treat him to dinner at the iconic River Café on the waterfront in DUMBO if he made it to his 100th birthday.
This past Easter Sunday, Patterson kept to his word. … Full Article
The devastation dealt by Hurricane Sandy created many thousands of recovery stories in the metropolitan area, some small and personal, others sweeping and corporate, like the rebuilt Fairway in Red Hook. … Full Article
The 24th President of France, Francois Hollande, is currently in New York for United Nations Week. On Tuesday night, he and his entourage chose Brooklyn’s world –famous River Café as the spot to have dinner. … Full Article