Gun Hill Brewery: 2016 Harvest Fest SAT, Sept 24 & Beer School WED, Sept 28!

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“Join us on Saturday, September 24th for our 2016 Harvest Fest.  We’ll have special Harvest beer offerings from Big Alice Brewing of Queens, St. James Brewery of Long Island, and BRAND NEW Decadent Ales of Westchester!  Come chat with the brewers! Be sure to try our newest beer, Haka, a pale lager with New Zealand Hops.” – Gun Hill Brewery

When: Saturday, September 24 from 1-5pm

Where: Gun Hill Brewery, 3227 Laconia Ave

Admission: Free

 

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“Beer School is BACK for a special class!  In honor of the hop harvest season, Certified Beer Ciccerone Kyle Kensrue will be talking all things hops on 9/28 at 7pm.  The class will be approximately 1.5hrs and costs $30 to attend.  Your ticket includes 1 pint and all samples during the class.  Space is limited, so don’t miss out– email info@gunhillbrewing.com to reserve your spot today!” – Gun Hill Brewery

When: Wednesday, September 28 at 7pm

Where: Gun Hill Brewery, 3227 Laconia Ave

Admission: $30

For more info email info@gunhillbrewing.com.

13 Instagram Photos Recapping the Food of Ferragosto Festival 2016

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  The annual Ferragosto Festival, celebrated in Italian culture to mark the end of the harvest season, was held Sunday, September 11 in Little Italy in The Bronx. On Arthur Avenue, from Crescent Avenue to 187 Street, vendors, some with businesses in the neighborhood like Calabria Pork Store and Marrone Pastry Shop & Cafe sold traditional Italian food like arancini, rainbow cake, and a whole roasted hog. Check 13 Instagram photos.. Read More

Ferragosto Italian Festival Sunday, Sept 11

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‘Going back centuries, the Ferragosto tradition recognizes the end of the harvest season and enjoying the fruits of those labors. It is a way for families to engage in the Italian culture. More than 15 years ago, merchants of the Arthur Avenue/Belmont section decided to bring the Italian tradition to The Bronx and beyond to celebrate the culture, music and, of course, the greatest food. The Ferragosto event attracts an average of 20,000 guests from near and far, and that number grows each year.

Ferragoato 2015 was a wonderful and memorable day and Ferragosto 2016 is guaranteed to be even better! This year, we’re also celebrating 100 years of Arthur Avenue —home to generations of family-owned businesses.’ (Edited from it’s original version)

When: Sunday, Sept. 11, from 12pm – 6pm

Where: Arthur Ave, between Crescent Ave and 187 St

 

 

 

This Weekend: Jamaican Jerk & Reggae; Wine & Photography Critique BBQ

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Some people in the city are already heading back to school, but as long as there’s a BBQ, it’s summer somewhere. Case in point, this weekend Gun Hill Brewery and The Bronx Women’s Photo Collective (BWPC) are lighting up their grills and invite you to share experiences in the arts as the brewery hosts live reggae, while BWPC is offering wine and feedback to practicing photographers who share their work. Continue.. Read More

Summer 2016 Throggs Neck Restaurant Week Is Here!

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Throggs Neck Restaurant Week (TNRW) is back for the second time this year and we can’t think of a better way to start closing out summer-sixteen. It’s been a season of green markets, beer-bq’s, upstate vegan adventures, and down-home cooking in our own kitchens. But we’re still hungry for more meals and memories. If you are too, check out the full line-up of businesses offering lunch and dinner discounts for Throggs Neck.. Read More

News Roundup: 2 New Bx Dining Halls Coming, Bronx Hot Sauce Now Selling in PR

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A South Bronx warehouse will be the location of The Bronx’s first food hall and market, similar to the Gansevoort Market in the Meatpacking District and the Chelsea Market. The ‘Bruckner Market’ is being built by developer Keith Rubenstein, who is also developing a residential complex across the street from the new market. Plans are still being finalized, but, according to The Real Deal, Rubenstein says he “envisions a fresh food market, food.. Read More

The Bronx Brewery 1st Annual Backyard Beer-B-Q Sunday, July 31

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“The Bronx Brewery & Brut Catering presents the 1st annual Backyard Beer-B-Q. On July 31st, we will be serving up some delicious brews & eats. In addition to our year round and seasonal pale ales, we’ll be pouring our limited B-Side brew, Boom Boom White IPA and our newly developed Barrel Reserve, Red, White & Boom. Brut catering will be serving up some tasty BBQ with offerings such as pulled pork, bacon wrapped jalapeno peppers, Rye Ale brined chicken, cotija style corn on the cob, watermelon feta salad and much more.” -The Bronx Brewery

Live music with Brian Ripps, Jasper Lewis, Heidi Merrill, and Amity & 12th.

When: Sunday, July 31, 2016 from 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Where: The Bronx Brewery – 856 East 136th Street, Bronx, NY 10454

Price: $50- $65

Click here to purchase tickets.

 

BxFB x Thrillist: The Best Cheap Eats Under $5 in The Bronx

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In a perfect world, we’d all eat for free. But the next best thing to free food is food for less than what you’d probably find digging in the pockets of your old jeans. The Bronx might have a rich history as the last home of Edgar Allan Poe, the birthplace of hip-hop, and the home of NYC’s better Little Italy, but the borough is also a cheap-eats haven. Regardless what.. Read More

Win Snap Dog Chuck Taylors for National Hot Dog Day!

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Snap Dogs aren’t your standard wieners, which means celebrating National Hot Dog Day calls for more than just a free frank.

For National Hot Dog Day July 23, Snap Dog is giving away a FREE pair of Chuck Taylor sneakers branded with their art.

To win the custom kicks, enter on Instagram. Contest ends July 23 11:59pm.

Good luck!

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