Rubble under the Brooklyn Bridge underpass. Photo by FDNY (via Brooklyn Eagle)
Brooklyn Eagle reports that the stone facade of the walkway to the Brooklyn Bridge, under the overpass at Washington and Prospect streets in Dumbo, collapsed at roughly 7:40 p.m. Wednesday night in Brooklyn. Up to 5 people were injured, but did not appeear to be life-threatening.
Come out this Wednesday (7/2) between 6-8pm to Dumbo’s newest specialty wine and spirits shop MOUTH where J.W. Overbey will be pouring FREE samples of bourbon. J.W. Overbey is a premium bourbon distilled right here in Brooklyn and has only been available for a few weeks.
MOUTH is located in a lovely gallery space at 192 Water Street near Jay Street. It’s spirits assortment is highly curated and includes absinthe, brandy, bottled cocktails, gin, liqueur, moonshine, rum, vermouth, vodka, whiskey, bourbon, rye, and more. Wines include red, white, sweet, sparkling, and rosé. With stunning bottles and outstanding products, the new store is a must-visit shop for entertaining and special occasions. In addition to individual products, MOUTH offers subscriptions like “Gin Every Month” and “Bourbon Every Mouth,” and gift collections like “Raise the Bar.”
This Sunday at 4:30pm come down to Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 5 and watch the New York Empire take on the DC Breeze. This game has serious playoff implications for each team and is free for all attendees.
The AUDL, currently in its third year is the largest professional Frisbee League in the country. Many games air Saturdays on ESPN 3 and support a passionate and rapidly growing fanbase. The New York Empire, currently in its second year with the AUDL, is currently 8-3, while the DC Breeze is 7-2. Both teams have clinched playoff spots and are now fighting for home field advantage and the number two seed in the Eastern Division. Players in the league are professionally compensated, but not significantly. Learn more about the team at www.nyempireaudl.com
So come on out this Sunday afternoon to Pier 5 for a fun, free event that promises lots of action and excitement, hope to see you there!
Now that soccer fever is officially sweeping the country why not take an extended lunch on Thursday and watch the US advance to the next round of the World Cup. So far the 2014 World Cup under the Archway has been a smashing success and Thursday’s game promises to be just as epic. If you want to take a really extended lunch, you can watch all three games listed below, lets just hope your boss will understand!
Here is the remaining 2014 schedule:
Thursday, June 26: 12p: USA v. Germany; 12p: Portugal v. Ghana; 4p: South Korea v. Belgium; 4p: Algeria v. Russia.
Saturday, June 28: 12p: Knockout Stage; 4p: Knockout Stage
Sunday, June 29: 12p: Knockout Stage; 4p: Knockout Stage
Saturday, July 5: 12p: Quarterfinals, 4p: Quarterfinals
Sunday, July 13: 3p: Final
All events are all ages, free and open to the entire community.
A funny video from a Tim Eberle, a Brooklyn based writer and comedian continues the longstanding tradition of great Brooklyn hip-hop, titled Brownstone Crooklyn. Of course Brooklyn Heights and Dumbo, two of the more gentrified neighborhoods are featured in the video.