Christian, left, and Robin Mueller with chef Wolfgang Ban, center, in August at Green Hill Kitchen, one of three neighboring restaurants being operated by the group. (Credit: Grant Parpan)
The former Deep Water Bar & Grille in Greenport is being transformed into a “higher-end” seafood restaurant that will boast year-round water views. The soon-to-be-named restaurant located at the corner of Front Street is currently under renovation and is slated to open in the coming weeks. (more…)
Industry Standard in Greenport. (Credit: Facebook)
If you ask any of my friends from Long Island, I am the least “Manhattan” or “Brooklyn hipster” in our group. While a majority of them fled the island after college to move into a brownstone in Williamsburg or a three-bedroom converted studio on the Upper East Side, I decided to settle in Connecticut after college.
I think I’m just too soft for the city. I get lost trying to find my way out of Penn Station, and when I finally make it above ground, I spend most of the time apologizing to each person I bump into on the street. But this doesn’t mean I don’t enjoy the Brooklyn scene, which is why in some respects it bums me out that I’ve only been to the city once in the past year.
So imagine my surprise the first time I walked into Industry Standard, which encompasses many of the “hip” aspects that the bars in contemporary Brooklyn have become renowned for but in the comfort of Greenport. (more…)