Bikes and beers!
The New York Times published a story today about Red Lantern Bicycles, a bike shop in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Besides fixing bikes, the store serves alcohol thanks to owning a liquor license. It’s a funny concept: presumably the people biked in…are they allowed to bike out?
Logistics and legality aside, here are couple of favorite excerpts from the article:
On finally finding a an insurance company that would cover them and the limits it set: “we’re not allowed to do rentals, and we cannot hire a bouncer."
"Overseas, bicycle and drinking cultures have long mixed freely. (In the Netherlands, riding to a bar is practically the national pastime.)"