Who knows the secrets that lurk in the vaults of the Brooklyn Historical Society? Reference Librarian Joanna Lamaida and Exhibition Coordinator & Registrar Anna Schwartz do! Come to BHS this Wednesday evening, August 3 at 6:30 for “Tales from the Vault: The Skeletons in Our Closets”. Admission is $5, or free for BHS and Green-Wood […]
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As we reported last August, the former site of Pete’s Restaurant, One Old Fulton Street (corner of Old Fulton and Water streets) in the Fulton Ferry Historic District, will become a Shake Shack. According to this Eagle story, the owners expect it to open by mid-summer.
On Tuesday, October 22, starting at 7:00 p.m. the Brooklyn Historical Society, in partnership with Green-Wood Cemetery, will present “Pushing Up Daisies: Trivia from the Dark Side,” an evening of “grave” trivia hosted by trivia masters Stuart and Chris. The event will be held in the newly renovated Great Hall at the Society’s historic building […]
According to the Daily News, Shake Shack will be moving into the spot previously occupied by Pete’s, One Old Fulton Street, at the corner of Old Fulton and Water streets, near the Pier 1 entrance to Brooklyn Bridge Park, in the Fulton Ferry Historic District. (The News piece quotes Shake Shack CEO Randy Garutti saying […]
Downtown Brooklyn’s Shake Shake inarguably changed the face & fortunes of the once-sagging Fulton Mall, convincing many Heights residents to cross Court Street for the first time in years (decades?). Since its December 2011 opening, the burger joint has led to a renaissance, bringing the likes of Starbucks, Brooklyn Industries, H&M, Century 21, Gap, Seattle’s […]
Shack Shack must be cooking up a fortune at its Downtown Brooklyn Fulton Mall location, which opened in December. The New York Post reports today that the burger joint is sniffing a second neighborhood shop on Flatbush Avenue, just across from the new 18,200-seat Barclays Center. The venue hosts its grand opening tonight with rap […]
This Thursday, August 30, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., the Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street (corner of Clinton), will have its final Beer Garden of the season, featuring music by singer and songwriter Sarah Dooley. The folks from Brooklyn Brewery will be there to serve their beers and ales, and to talk brewski. Shake […]
The Panera Bread sandwich chain, which made its NYC foray last spring, is at last putting finishing touches on its Downtown Brooklyn outlet at 345 Adams Street. The deal was first announced in December 2010. Signage has appeared at the space with “Coming Soon” posters lining the windows, near the Brooklyn Marriott steps from Brooklyn […]
I make no bones about my love of Shake Shack—yes, the lines are long, but I will happily endure for their burgers. I even missed the first pitch thrown at Citi Field because I was waiting for a Shake Shack Burger. And I’d do it again. Especially because what have the Mets done for me […]
Shake Shack [409 Fulton Street] has arrived and not a moment too soon for this writer. Before locating on Fulton and Adams, I had to trek to Battery Park City to get my Double Burger with French Fries (100% free of artificial trans-fats and made from Yukon Gold potatoes, 25% less fat than average fries) […]
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