Thursday, October 30, 2014

Marathon Specials

In case you weren't aware, this Sunday is NYC Marathon day! It's one of our favorite days of the year and it's a great day to pop by Park Slope's Fifth Avenue for a little shopping, dining and drinking. Here are a few, marathon-specific events you should be aware of:

Bake Sale!
President Street Garden (aka the GreenSpace@President) is holding a fundraiser bake sale from 9am - 3pm. Help fuel up your favorite runner, or just stuff your face with sweets while watching from the sidelines. We won't judge, but it's for a good cause, either way!

Brooklyn Porridge Company (741 Union Street)
1) All marathon runners get one free topping on any porridge or parfait through Sunday!
2) Energy Porridge Bowl: Porridge topped with Bananas, Blueberries, Almond Butter & Currants sm $5.50 lg $6.95 (that's 2 free toppings!)

Goldy & Mac (219 5th Avenue)
20% off any regularly priced merchandise to any runner who brings in their finishing medal the day of the marathon and the entire week after the marathon.

Grand Central Oyster Bar Brooklyn (254 5th Avenue)
In recognition of the New York City Marathon, the Grand Central Oyster Bar Brooklyn will be featuring an all day New York Oyster Happy Hour to help runners (and spectators) regain the vitamins, minerals & protein depleted during the 26.2 mile course.The Oyster Bar Brooklyn will be featuring at least 3 varieties of local New York oysters for $1 each, as well as drink specials throughout the day!

Taco Santo (669 Union Street) 
Offering a $12 brunch which includes a brunch entree, and choice of orange juice or bottomless coffee or tea. Highlights:  huevos benedictos featuring fried avocado, bacon and morita chile hollandaise. Starts at noon.

Palo Santo (652 Union Street)
Palo Santo restaurant will open at 10:00am and offer a $19 prix fixe, which includes any brunch entree, bottomless coffee or tea, and choice of sangria, mimosa or fresh squeezed orange juice. Each additional mimosa or sangria is only $1!

Aperitivo Cafe (279 Fifth Avenue)
10% off discount to all runners to carb up before at both Aperitivo and Sotto Voce (225 7th Avenue). Just show up with your placard!

Rachel's Taqueria (408 Fifth Avenue)
Mesquite grilled shrimp rice and beans or French fries. $ 11.00 dinner 5 to close

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