Eat This NY's Brian is at the end of his rope. He can't keep up with the large numbers of local breweries opening in the city. All which are featured on Urban Oyster's NYC Brewery Tour. Just when he has given up all hope, Meredith from Beerded Ladies intervenes and leads him to Transmitter Brewing, a hidden brewery under the Pulaski Bridge.
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 6pm
Celebrate Oktoberfest with a feast in Brooklyn prepared by the Backyard Cooking Company (whose chef is a winner of Brooklyn's very own Great Hot Dog Cookoff) and Peck's (another local food purveyor). Enjoy a menu of pickles, German style potato salad, pretzel bread, warm sauerkraut, grilled bratwurst, and apple cider donuts. And, of course, you'll need a Brooklyn Brewery brews to wash it all down. For more information and tickets, click here.
Project EATS Farm Stand @ The Brooklyn Museum
Thursday, Oct. 2, 3:30pm
Head over to the Project EATS farm stand to grab some fresh produce. Project EATS works with working class communities to create local jobs, and provide healthy food education through operating urban farms and farm stands within the community. This farm stand will be a part of the Brookyn Museum's upcoming exhibition, 'Crossing Brooklyn: Art from Bushwick, Bed-Stuy, and Beyond' (which opens Oct. 3). For more information, click here.
Munich on the East River
Friday, Oct. 3-12, 4pm (Thurs/Fri) & 12pm (Sat/Sun)
This year will mark the very 1st Oktoberfest tent set up for over 700 people. It will include authentic furniture, liter steins, and an ‘Oompah band stage’, all right on the East River. There will be live music, carts selling food from gingerbread to pork shank, great beers, and a German speaking staff, all in Lederhosen. For more information and tickets, click here.
Sunday, Oct. 5, 12pm
LocalBozo.com will be presenting this 'bottomless brunch-inspired tasting event' (you had us at bottomless brunch...). For $40 you can consume unlimited local craft beers (from Alphabet City Brewing Co & Blue Point), cocktails (including a Bloody Mary bar), and tastings from some of the city's best brunch spots. If you haven't managed to fill up, you can head to the after party at Pig 'N Whistle for drink specials for Brunch Bash guests. For more information, click here. *Note- at the time of the draft this event was almost sold out, in which case you can put your name on the wait list.*
Brian, from Eat This NY, rents a Zipcar to have dinner with his grandmother who lives in a residental neighborhood in the far reaches of Queens. He strays from the path when he encounters Beerded Ladies' Meredith visiting Finback Brewery. The roomy brewery is far from Manhattan, but accessible on the Urban Oyster NYC Brewery Tour.
Wednesday, Sept. 24th, 7pm
This is a very unique, London pop-up supper club 'dining experience'. You can expect waiters dressed in Pan Am costumes along with a great space, killer menu, and performance art along with your meal. For more information and tickets, click here.
Dumbo Arts Festival
Friday, Sept. 26, 27 & 28th, 6pm (Fri.) & 12pm (Sat. & Sun.)
The DUMBO Arts Festival highlights Brooklyn's art community by presenting the best of local, national, and international art with an incredible view of the Manhattan skyline. Over 500 artists will be represented and you can enjoy both indoor & outdoor visual art exhibitions. You'll also find artists at work in studios, on the street, as well as dancers, poets, and other performers. For more information, click here.
Brew York's 5th Year Anniversary
Saturday, Sept. 27, 3pm
Brew York, an invaluable resource for craft beer drinkers, bar owners, brewers, and distributors in the New York area will be hosting their 5th anniversary party this weekend! Join them at One Mile House, along with other craft beer lovers to celebrate with a brew. This is a tap list you will NOT want to miss out on. Click here for more info.
Annual Atlantic Antic Festival
Sunday, Sept. 28 12pm
This epic street festival will bring thousands of people to Atlantic Avenue to celebrate the Brooklyn neighborhood's traditional of food, art, music, and more! The Antic is the largest street festival in NYC offering something for everyone. You'll find local vendors and trendy restaurant stands next to long time favorite street fair food (funnel cakes, grilled corn...). There will be a live music stage, special activities and more. For more information, click here.