Tag: Red Hook (Brooklyn, NY)

A Brooklyn Burger That Conjures Old New York

Billy Durney, the Brooklyn restaurateur and pitmaster, has been talking for several years about the fried chicken that he planned to bring to Red Hook. At first, there was no reason to doubt him. That the man is comfortable with long time horizons was clear to anyone who watched how patiently he studied the science […]

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The Prom Where the City Councilman Dances the Jennifer Grey Part from ‘Dirty Dancing.’ And He’s Not Bad.

At a prom earlier this month, Carlos Menchaca, a city councilman from Brooklyn, wore a shiny ball gown to dance the Jennifer Grey role from the climax of “Dirty Dancing.” The prom was an annual fund-raising event for a community school called Cora Dance in Red Hook, Brooklyn, and Shannon Hummel, who runs the school […]

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