Sections

The Ridge is just warming up

Brooklyn Daily
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Don’t miss our updates:

Spring is in the Bay Ridge air!

The mercury is steadily rising and the Ridge is in bloom, so it is time to take advantage of the warm weather with some yoga in the park, a street festival, and sip some seasonal brews at your local watering holes.

On Friday, limber up at Shore Road Park (enter the park at 79th Street and Shore Road and hang a left to the parkhouse) with this year’s first session of Yoga In The Park at 7 pm. Whether you are a seasoned yogi who can contort into the wounded peacock pose, or a newbie who prefers meditating in the child’s pose, you will be welcome at this class for all skill levels. Just bring your own mat (or a beach towel) and you will be all set to get supple at sunset.

Spring may be here, but winter is coming to Longbow Pub and Pantry (7316 Third Ave. between 73rd and 74th streets)! Upstate brewery Ommegang has released the latest in its “Game of Thrones” beer series to honor the show’s latest season, set to air on the Home Box Office on July 16. But you don’t have to know what a White Walker is to enjoy the “Bend the Knee” brew, a golden ale that balances its bitter hops with a touch of wildflower honey, now on tap at the Welsh tavern.

Then hop over to the Owl’s Head (479 74th St. between Fourth and Fifth avenues) to sample the bar’s fresh spring brews, including Stillwater’s “Insetto,” an Italian plum sour ale, Evil Twin Brewing’s “James Beer,” with notes of strawberry and olive, and “Mango Pop!” from Grimm Artisanal Ales, which has a creamsicle-inspired flavor.

Come Sunday, clear your palate at the Fifth Avenue Street Festival (Fifth Avenue between Bay Ridge Avenue and 85th Street), which will feature plenty of local grub, crafts, fair rides, and live music. And if your liver can’t handle a day without booze, there are plenty of public houses along the route where you can knock back a cold one before continuing on your spring stroll.

Reach reporter Caroline Spivack at cspivack@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260–2523. Follow her on Twitter @carolinespivack.
Posted 12:00 am, June 2, 2017
Today’s news:
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook
Subscribe

Don’t miss our updates:

Reader feedback

Enter your comment below

By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:

You agree that you, and not BrooklynDaily.com or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to BrooklynDaily.com the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.

Classifieds
Community News Group

Don’t miss out!

Stay in touch with the stories people are talking about in your neighborhood:

Optional: Help us tailor our newsletters to you!