Kings County Distillery heads to Bushwick to expand

Whiskey Whiskey My Old Friend, I've Come To Talk With You Again.

Milk Of Mercy, Please Be Kind.

Bushwick bons vivants will be humming that old Kris Kristofferson tune when Kings County Distillery opens its second location two months from now.

The city's oldest whiskey producer is expanding beyond its original 15,000-square-foot home at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, Eye on Real Estate has learned.  


Four reasons foodies love Bushwick

Night And Day, You Are The One — for Brooklyn foodies.

That's Bushwick we're talking about.

Gourmet eaters would looove the micro greens grown at the neighborhood's very own aquaponic farm, Edenworks. But its vegetables are being sold solely to restaurants.

To console readers who are disappointed because they can't buy Edenworks' rainbow chard, dandelion greens and purslane, we took pictures at four places in Bushwick that make foodies happy Night And Day. (Now that we've mentioned it twice, it's time to thank Cole Porter for that immortal song.)


Fish on the roof — and micro basil, too — in Bushwick

Up in the air, tilapia swim.

In Bushwick, you can say such a thing and nobody can call you crazy.

Fine fish are frolicking by the tubful on the roof of an industrial building at the corner of Bushwick and Johnson avenues.

There's piscine production going on at Edenworks, an aquaponic farm in a greenhouse on the roof of 236 Johnson Ave., upstairs from ornamental iron works and gates maker Kendi Iron Works.


‘Billions’ of Complaints: Brooklyn Heights residents split on film crews in the neighborhood

It’s a day that ends in “y,” so there is likely a film crew shooting a movie or television show somewhere in Brooklyn Heights right now. It’s part of living there — but while some people get a thrill out of spotting their favorite movie star walking down Montague Street, others can’t stand it.


Sinkhole devours part of Sunset Park intersection; no injuries

A large sinkhole sprawling two lanes developed early Tuesday morning at Fifth Avenue and 64th Street in Sunset Park. According to the Associated Press, the FDNY said no injuries were reported, and National Grid was on the scene because gas lines were affected.


BP Adams announces Greenest Block in Brooklyn

Bainbridge Street between Malcolm X Boulevard and Stuyvesant Avenue was named the Greenest Block in Brooklyn at a press conference on Tuesday morning at the Bed-Stuy location. 


LIRR announces enhanced service to Barclays Center for Islanders games

The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) is introducing enhanced service to make New York Islanders games in Brooklyn easily accessible for fans on Long Island.


Landmarks hearing about the Pavilion Theater is postponed

Attention preservation-minded Park Slopers!

The city Landmarks Preservation Commission's public hearing on the proposed condo conversion of the Pavilion Theater has been postponed.

The hearing will not take place on Tuesday, Aug. 4 as originally scheduled.


Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 6 hearing: No fist fights, one ejection

Elected representatives, civic organizations and residents spoke out at a packed five-and-a-half-hour hearing on Thursday regarding two residential towers proposed for Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park.

People waving placards circled on the sidewalk outside St. Francis College in Brooklyn Heights, and the sound system was turned on in the hall outside the auditorium for those who couldn't fit inside.

The crowd was overwhelmingly opposed to the towers. Notably, every elected official representing the area stood up against the plan.


New York Times reporter Jonathan Weisman to launch debut novel in Brooklyn

A literary novel for the summer that is both redemptive and utterly transporting, “No. 4 Imperial Lane” is an epic family story, reminiscent of Nick Hornby and Alan Hollinghurst, which takes readers from 1980s Brighton to the midst of revolutionary Angola. A singular debut from a seasoned New York Times reporter, Jonathan Weisman, “No.



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