— Monday, April 16th, 2018 —
Book Talk: “Abraham & Straus: It’s Worth a Trip from Anywhere”
128 Pierrepont Street at Brooklyn Historical Society
Time” 6:30pm – 8pm
Price: $5; FREE/members
The shrinking Macy’s on Fulton Street was once home to an icon of Brooklyn’s Gilded Age prosperity: the Abraham & Straus department store. Author Michael Lisicky’s latest book brings this emporium’s history to life, from its 1865 founding through its postwar demise. Revel in historical trivia about secret jail cells and cheesecake contests, and hear how the company impacted its home borough with support for the Prospect Park Children’s Zoo, translation services for immigrant customers and more.
Alamo Encore: Mean Girls
445 Albee Square West at Alamo Drafthouse
Grab dinner and watch one of the funniest films of the early 2000s, Mean Girls. Starring Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams and Tina Fey this film following high school life, the Plastics and the Mathletes will have you wishing you could do high school all over.
Downward Donut Beer Yoga!
272 Meserole Street at The Well
Time: 7pm – 9pm
Price: $20/advance; $25/door
With the purchase of the yoga class you’ll receive one “beer token” that can be exchanged after class for a beer at the bar! The class will be held in a private side room at the bar. Bring your own mat.