Frances Gill

101 Publications
A New Coffee Shop off the Halsey Stop: Grab Some Caffeine to Fuel Your Dream

A New Coffee Shop off the Halsey Stop: Grab Some Caffeine to Fuel Your Dream

Halsey Stop residents rejoice! For where there was none, now there is one

Kings County Saloon Opens Tomorrow Night

Kings County Saloon Opens Tomorrow Night

Summer ponderings: Now that Kings County is closed, where can I get a fishbowl full of alcohol and grazed with Swedish fish? Fear not, sweet-toothed alcoholics amongst you: Kings County SALOON opens tomorrow night, and they will be selling a big ol’ bowl of booze-soaked candy fishes

Momo Sushi Shack is Throwing a Rooftop Dinner Party on Brooklyn Grange This Sunday

Momo Sushi Shack is Throwing a Rooftop Dinner Party on Brooklyn Grange This Sunday

Everyone’s favorite source of hand rolls in MorganVille is taking their sushi operation on the road

Mourn the Loss of Kings County With a Funeral Procession Tomorrow

Mourn the Loss of Kings County With a Funeral Procession Tomorrow

Now that you’ve said your goodbyes to the Wreck Room, take a moment tomorrow at 9 PM to mourn the death of Kings County, and to celebrate the birth of Kings County Saloon

Central Station: Roasting Pigs and Pouring Tequila Shots For Your Summery Pleasure

Central Station: Roasting Pigs and Pouring Tequila Shots For Your Summery Pleasure

On one of the quieter corners in Bushwick, Central Station opened their doors a little over a month ago

How to Spend the Fourth of July in Bushwick! 10 Most Delicious Events!

How to Spend the Fourth of July in Bushwick! 10 Most Delicious Events!

 

$1 Oyster Happy Hour at Mominette: The Perfect Summer Afternoon!

$1 Oyster Happy Hour at Mominette: The Perfect Summer Afternoon!

Oysters — the adorable little slime balls of the sea

MORE UPDATES: 1 Knickerbocker is Closed For Renovations…And Maybe for Good?!

MORE UPDATES: 1 Knickerbocker is Closed For Renovations…And Maybe for Good?!

1 Knickerbocker opened quietly last Christmas, and then steadily garnered positive press throughout the spring

Roberta’s Officially Opened a Pizza Stand in the Rockaways!

Roberta’s Officially Opened a Pizza Stand in the Rockaways!

[contextly_auto_sidebar id=”zfRyVsFaStRJFzzGBCzmDOMyrQe2rDhz”] roberta’s So not only can you take a bus from Pearl’s to the Rockaways for only six dollars, you can enjoy the pizza comforts of home once you get there. According to their newsletter, Roberta’s has officially opened up their pizza stand in the Rockaways. Grab a pie on 96th street, then go […]

Montana’s Trailhouse Grand Opening Tonight!

Montana’s Trailhouse Grand Opening Tonight!

All photos by GoodKrak for Bushwick Daily Although they’ve been slyly soft opened for the last two nights, tonight is the grand opening of a long anticipated addition to the Bushwick culinary scene, Montana’s Trailhouse. Montana Masback been sitting on this space, which used to be a gas station, for just shy of two years. […]

Guacuco Hot Dogs Grand Opening Party This Week!

Guacuco Hot Dogs Grand Opening Party This Week!

All photos by Lucia Reed for Bushwick Daily From the culinary genius that brought you the Pabellon Arepa (shredded beef, white salty cheese, sweet plantains, oh my!) comes a selection of beautiful Venezuelan hot dogs for your late night snacking. Leonardo Melinas has expanded his Venezuelan street food empire to offer up Guacuco Hot Dogs […]

Champ’s Vegan Bakery Opens on Bushwick Ave

Champ’s Vegan Bakery Opens on Bushwick Ave

All photos by Lucia Reed for Bushwick Daily To the delight of many a neighborhood vegan and anyone living below Central Ave, Champ’s Bakery has opened a new outpost in Bushwick. All of their tasty pastries are made without a single animal product, so you can indulge in a guilty pleasure (cupcakes) while feeling significantly […]

Central Station, Late Night Food Source, Opening Tomorrow Night

Central Station, Late Night Food Source, Opening Tomorrow Night

[contextly_auto_sidebar id=”vAZtfKFmmWjWUP8IANhWnQoorZcjACq8″] Get ready, Bushwick servers (and bartenders and chefs and dishwashers and bakers and hell, just regular old drinkers and diners) a new bar/restaurant is opening on Central Ave, and they hope to cater to those ‘industry veterans’ that like to be fed after they feed everybody and that always make the best tippers.  […]

Keep an Eye Out for the Opening of Montana’s Trailhouse Next Week!

Keep an Eye Out for the Opening of Montana’s Trailhouse Next Week!

File this under just-in-time-for-summer! A new bar/restaurant will be opening on Troutman St and St

1 Knickerbocker Offering 1 Free Wedding to Couples Ousted by Rebar Disaster!

1 Knickerbocker Offering 1 Free Wedding to Couples Ousted by Rebar Disaster!

To the many Brooklyn couples who have seen their dreams of a dream wedding shattered by the untimely financial ruin of ReBar, 1 Knickerbocker offers some hope

Beyonce (and Jay Z?) Dined at Roberta’s Two Days Ago, Sources Say

Beyonce (and Jay Z?) Dined at Roberta’s Two Days Ago, Sources Say

Beyonce Knowles, well-regarded female musician, ate dinner (pizza?) recently at Roberta’s, a local Bushwick pizzeria, with her husband, Jay-Z (rapper)

Guacuco Opens Hot Dog Outpost on Starr St

Guacuco Opens Hot Dog Outpost on Starr St

[contextly_auto_sidebar id=”dzWvVY7ioBH95sY1281ZEwuzAPPcRDh0″] Everyone’s favorite arepa dispensary, Guacuco, has opened up a hot dog shop on Starr St and Wyckoff Ave, right next door to the Sampler. The prices are quite reasonable (3 to 5 dollars for a hot dog loaded up with bacon, fried egg, and more), and if tubed meat isn’t your thing, they […]

The Wheelhouse Opens on Wilson Ave, Making Bushwick a Bonafide Grilled Cheese Mecca

The Wheelhouse Opens on Wilson Ave, Making Bushwick a Bonafide Grilled Cheese Mecca

Bushwick is now officially the place to get your one-stop-cheese-shop on in Brooklyn.

Friday Editorial: What Should You Eat on 4/20? Some Ideas

Friday Editorial: What Should You Eat on 4/20? Some Ideas

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Sushi & Noodles Opens on Troutman Ave

Sushi & Noodles Opens on Troutman Ave

An adorable little sushi hut opened up on Troutman St

Get Your Grilled Cheese Fix at The Wheelhouse’s Grand Opening Party Tonight!

Get Your Grilled Cheese Fix at The Wheelhouse’s Grand Opening Party Tonight!

Have you been craving something melty for lunch? Something cheesy? Something all-American, warm and almost viscous, clean and hearty, that’s been pressed flat between two toasty bread sleeves? Well, crave no more. Get on over to 165 Wilson Ave, home of the brand spankin’ new Wheelhouse, a smorgasbord of grilled cheese-y delights, including a Grilled […]

Old Stanley’s Now Open on Wyckoff and Menahan: The Perfect Place to Get Drunk On the Way Home from Planet Fitness

Old Stanley’s Now Open on Wyckoff and Menahan: The Perfect Place to Get Drunk On the Way Home from Planet Fitness

Bryan Quackenbush and his ace bartender. All photos by Gustavo Ponce for Bushwick Daily. A new watering hole has just opened, breathing a little more life into the corner of Wyckoff and Menahan Aves. Old Stanley’s is “an everyman’s bar….no pretentious bullshit,” said Bryan Quackenbush (yes, that’s the real name), one of the owners. He’s […]

Roberta’s Famed Pizza Recipes in the NY Times

Roberta’s Famed Pizza Recipes in the NY Times

[contextly_auto_sidebar id=”ffYPVOhKUJuPWFFQQ60ybTu2FMdyMyvd”] Don’t you wish you could enjoy the pleasures of a proper Roberta’s pizza without having to be leave your fortress or, worse, be spotted by a Clinton at the quote-end quote “hipster haute cuisine utopia” that is Roberta’s? Well, you could take a day trip to Gowanus, and no one would ever be […]

Arts in Bushwick Held a Panel on the Future of Affordable Housing

Arts in Bushwick Held a Panel on the Future of Affordable Housing

All photos by Lucia Reed for Bushwick Daily On a recent rainy Sunday, I bundled up and hustled across Bushwick. I was coming from a meeting with the owner of Bootleg Bar, which just opened up on Myrtle and Bleeker, and I was rushing to a panel on affordable housing being held at Radio Bushwick. […]

Bootleg Bar Opens on Myrtle Avenue! They Have a Pinball Machine

Bootleg Bar Opens on Myrtle Avenue! They Have a Pinball Machine

Finally, the gods have answered our prayers

Get Luxurious at Lot 45, Bushwick’s Sexy New Lounge

Get Luxurious at Lot 45, Bushwick’s Sexy New Lounge

Photos by Yaz Rosete for Bushwick Daily Like it or not, spring is upon us. The equinox has come and gone, and now, lurking in wait behind the next pleasant Friday afternoon is a new horror: dining al fresca.  Step cautiously through the sliding cage-like door at 411 Troutman St because Lot 45 is about […]

Adios, Goodbye Blue Monday?

Adios, Goodbye Blue Monday?

All photos by Maria Gotay for Bushwick Daily The neighborhood is changing. Often for better, sometimes for worse. For every narrow coffee shop with divine breakfast sandwiches, for every Scotch egg, for every craft beer that makes the Bushwick rounds: another neighborhood stalwart closes its eyes for the last time. Goodbye Blue Monday has been […]

5 New Food Places in Bushwick!

5 New Food Places in Bushwick!

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Arrogant Swine’s Bringing Pig Pickin’ to Bushwick

Arrogant Swine’s Bringing Pig Pickin’ to Bushwick

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…And the Best Burger in Bushwick Is…. (Top 5 Burger Destinations)

…And the Best Burger in Bushwick Is…. (Top 5 Burger Destinations)

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French Comfort Food ‘Cantine’ Pops Up at Fritzl’s Tomorrow Night

French Comfort Food ‘Cantine’ Pops Up at Fritzl’s Tomorrow Night

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Just Put It On Your Tab, Ol’ Boy, with Cover App in Bushwick

Just Put It On Your Tab, Ol’ Boy, with Cover App in Bushwick

In 1950, when poodles reigned supreme on wide skirts, and the innocence of a nation had not yet been tainted by cynicism, vitriol, and second-wave feminism, a businessman named Frank McNamara was finishing up a meal with a few clients at Major’s Cabin Grill in New York City. The check arrived, and McNamara discovered, to […]

Bunna Café Premieres their Gorgeous New Space; Still Awaits Liquor License

Bunna Café Premieres their Gorgeous New Space; Still Awaits Liquor License

Six short weeks after Mama Joy’s gave up the ghost, Bunna Café has set up permanent shop at 1084 Flushing Ave

Bacchae: A Staged Reading Unfolded at Catland

Bacchae: A Staged Reading Unfolded at Catland

Last weekend, a slew of talented young performers convened in the back room of Catland, an occult bookstore in Bushwick, to flex their tragic Greek muscles

1 Knickerbocker’s Grand Opening Party Tomorrow Night

1 Knickerbocker’s Grand Opening Party Tomorrow Night

Tomorrow night 1 Knickerbocker is holding their grand opening celebration! Dinner starts at 6PM, and if you want a table you’d better make a reservation (347-987-3751 or via their website) soon because the place will be bumpin’

5 Bushwick Spots to Hit on Super Bowl Sunday

5 Bushwick Spots to Hit on Super Bowl Sunday

So word on the street is that there’s a big bowl of American football happening this Sunday, February 2nd. For many, this marks the annual pinnacle of a feverish and righteous American tradition. For some, this year’s game denotes the ten-year anniversary of a cultural milestone. But for all of us, this is yet another […]