Maryland Crab Feast, Brews Cruise 2015, and Veggiepalooza

By Daksha Devnani, Epoch Times
August 27, 2015 4:00 pm Last Updated: March 8, 2018 5:23 pm

Maryland Crab Feast

Crab lovers, act quickly before you miss this event! The Bay, in partnership with Long Island City’s Rockaway Brewing company, are hosting the first annual Maryland Blue Crab Feast. Enjoy some of the world’s best blue crabs directly sourced from St. Michaels, Maryland, while sipping on Pale Ale beer. An a la carte menu will be served in the main bar, featuring The Bay’s signature Maryland crab cakes, jumbo lump crab rolls, and beer boiled peel and eat shrimp. Seated guests will learn some of the insider tips on softshell crabs, and get an inside look at the brewing process at Rockaway Brewing Company.

Saturday, Aug. 29, 2 p.m.–10 p.m.

Rockaway Brewing Co.
46-01 5th St., Long Island City
Tickets: No cover for a la carte; $55 for seating

Make Your Own Ice-Cream Sandwiches at Refinery Rooftop

OddFellows Ice Cream Co. and Ovenly bakery are collaborating so you can create your own customized ice-cream sandwiches at Refinery Rooftop. Choose from chocolate chip and oat–currant cookies from Ovenly bakery, and Vanilla Bean and Buttermilk Honey Blueberry ice cream from OddFellows, plus delectable toppings. OddFellows Ice Cream Co. is an ice-cream shop known for creating both quirky and classic ice cream flavors, each authentically homemade and crafted by James Beard nominated chef Sam Mason.

Every Sunday until Labor Day Weekend
2 p.m.– 10 p.m.

Refinery Rooftop
63 W. 38th St.
Ice-Cream Sandwiches: $5

(Courtesy of Heartland Brewery)
(Courtesy of Heartland Brewery)

Brews Cruise 2015

Celebrate a warm summer evening with Houston Hall and Heartland Brewery as they present Brews Cruise 2015. There will be small bites, craft beers, summer cocktails, and a live DJ. Heartland Brewery is one of New York City’s first American style brewpubs, and has established itself as a pioneer of the craft beer movement.

Sunday, Aug. 30, 1 p.m.–4 p.m.

NY Skyport Harbor at 23rd Street & the FDR
Tickets: $25


From vine-ripened tomatoes to flavorful greens to fragrant herbs, the late summer harvest offers the best at Veggiepalooza. Chefs from Pickle Shack, Tipsy Parson, Faro, Marlow & Sons, and Lafayette will show guests their unique spin on rooftop crops at this family style 4 course dinner. Sip from summery garden-to-glass cocktails while watching the sun set over the Manhattan skyline.

Wednesday, Sept. 2, 6.30 p.m.–9.30 p.m.

Brooklyn Navy Yard Farm
Flushing Avenue & Clinton Avenue, Brooklyn
Tickets: $95

Exhibit C by The Seed

Local and visiting chefs and food vendors will showcase their talents with plant-based delights at Exhibit C, a fresh space founded by haute vegetable chef Daphne Cheng and hosted by organic lifestyle company The Seed. Vendors will include PlantFusion, Green Mountain Energy, Soukenberi,
Tamerlaine Farm, and more. The market event aims to bring together local cruelty-free and eco-friendly businesses to promote a healthier everyday lifestyle.

Saturday, Aug. 29, 11 a.m.–6 p.m.

88 Eldridge St.
Free admission