Museum of Food & Drink MOFAD Lab Open in Brooklyn

The goal of Williamsburg’s new Museum of Food and Drink — the first of its kind in New York — is to exist at the “intersection of important and awesome,” Executive Director Peter Kim told the crowd at the museum’s official opening and ribbon-cutting on Wednesday morning.

A walk through the museum’s interactive first exhibition, Flavor: Making It and Faking It, quickly proved that it’s already succeeding. (more…)

Williamsburg Apartment for Rent -- 250 Bedford Ave

Our rental of the day is a pricey one-bedroom within the Brooklyn Social, a new-ish rental building at 250 Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg. If it looks familiar perhaps you’ve seen it before, or maybe you’ve just seen one of the 900,000 so-called luxury apartments in similar buildings that have sprouted all over Williamsburg in recent years. (That’s an admittedly unscientific count.) (more…)