The Armando's Restaurant Lobster will be shut off for the last time Sunday night. We here at BHB are resigned to the fact that our "Save the Lobster" campaign has fallen off its soapbox. But that didn't stop BHB Publisher Homer Fink from talking to the Brooklyn Paper:
Brooklyn Paper: The Lobster…: Fink led the “Save the Lobster” campaign on his blog, drawing support from state Senate candidate Dan Squadron (obviously using the lobster as a springboard to office!), but the movement got stuck in a trap.
“Initially there was a lot of support for the lobster, but it never turned into the kind of groundswell we anticipated,” Fink said. “Then we found out that Spicy Pickle was coming and we realized that if they put up a giant neon pickle it would be awesome!” [Full story]