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Winterfest, the advertised 40,000-square-foot "world of holiday joy and wonder" behind the Brooklyn Museum has turned out to be anything but merry, according to customers and vendors. Eagle photo by Todd Maisel

Winterfest Fiasco: Organizers ignore refund requests from customers

December 18 | Scott Enman Brooklyn Daily Eagle

  The hosts of Winterfest will likely be receiving coal in their stockings this year. What was advertised as a 40,000-square-foot “world of holiday joy and wonder” behind the Brooklyn Museum has turned out to be anything but merry, according to peeved patrons and vendors, who likened the failed holiday attraction to a scam. Melanie […]

Peeved patrons and vendors are likening the failed holiday attraction to a scam.

Vendors complain about organizers of ‘Winterfest’ at Brooklyn Museum

December 14 | Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

It’s not only customers who are feeling cheated by the Winterfest holiday attraction behind the Brooklyn Museum. Some vendors, who paid thousands to sell their wares at the temporary marketplace, also say they are feeling scammed by Winterfest’s organizers. Winterfest opened on Nov. 23 and is scheduled through Dec. 31. The press release announcing its […]

The storefront at 791 Washington Ave., now the new home of acclaimed bistro Oxalis. Image via Google Maps

Former pop-up bistro Oxalis finds permanent home in Prospect Heights

December 3 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Oxalis, formerly a pop-up bistro that appeared more than 30 times around the city, now has a permanent home at 791 Washington Ave. in Prospect Heights. Oxalis is “a neo-bistro with fine dining credentials. … [They] strip down fine dining, keep the fine-tuned food, and make it feel a bit more democratic,” Grub Street said.  […]