Last Call for Beer Bar?

Dave Pollack and his wife, Alex, opened Diamond in 2007 in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Their quirky bar had cassette-decorated bathrooms, seating in a backyard ski gondola, and good beer, drawing on Mr. Pollack’s experience working for a beer importer. . At first, a variety of options, from imported German kölsch to promising American IPAs, attracted customers, …

‘He Raises the Bar for Me’: 4 Artists on Bob Thompson’s Influence

painter’s legacy Bob ThompsonHe died in 1966 at the age of 28, quite disproportionate to his short lifespan. Now a retrospective Colby College Art Museum In Waterville, Maine, until January 9, offers a stunning look at a Black painter who looks to the old masters for inspiration; His bold attitude towards art history is summed …

High Octane and Bar Change: Highlights as an Age Ends

The Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing checks pretty much the list for speed demons or demons tied to terrifying fossil fuel power. A supercharged, 668 horsepower V-8. A top speed of over 200 miles per hour. All-day track excitement that will leave any EV exhausted and breathless, as demonstrated in my endorphin-accelerated test laps at the Virginia …