Covenhoven in Crown Heights

Bartoonist uncovers a treasure trove of beer

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Covenhoven [730 Classon Ave. between Park Place and Prospect Place in Crown Heights, (917) 449–6793,]. Open daily, 4 pm–11 pm.

Updated 10:17 pm, July 9, 2018
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Spike's Right from Fort Greene says:
I noticed the cartoon doesn't depict ONE person of color (hmmm). I'll bet all of you crafty beer drinkin' folk cannot wait for the day the natives completely disappear from Brooklyn's radar.
April 4, 2014, 10:49 am
T-Bone from DoBro says:
What's a person of color? Are some people transparent or invisible? Hmmmmm. Are they losing their color; which is why you are saying people will disappear?
April 4, 2014, 12:27 pm
Governor from Ft Greene says:
@Tbone: what the hell is "DoBro"?
April 4, 2014, 1:41 pm
Chris from Brooklyn says:
How do you know, Spike's Right? Some comic artists use halftones or grayscale to denote different skin tones, but some don't. Maybe you're just not looking closely enough? Or would you rather he rely on exaggerated, stereotypical racial features to make sure you feel represented?
April 4, 2014, 1:41 pm
Governor from Ft Greene says:
can I ask, do you people who just popped up in Brooklyn the last few years even care about the displacement of working and lower economic classes in the neighborhoods you now call home?
April 4, 2014, 1:43 pm
Spike's Right from Fort Greene says:

All I see is white people. Just like when I walk through MY neighborhood.
April 4, 2014, 1:46 pm
Diehipster from Fort Greene was over 10 years ago says:
Dear Spike,

What part of "minority" do you not understand? Do you expect to see 1 to 1 non-white people to people of color? That would make for no minorities.. dip——.
April 4, 2014, 2:34 pm
John Wasserman from Prospect Heights says:
Pardon me, but the only two colors I see in these photographs are orange and white (as black is not a color). One could argue that a 3rd color could be "peach", but your own John Wasserman is looking at it as a different form of orange because as the song says, "different strokes/for different folks".
I hate to be the one to point this out, but there seems to be an extreme lack of logic on this day. In fact, "Every day, April 4th".
April 4, 2014, 3:12 pm
John Wasserman from Prospect Heights says:
And yes, the dipster is correct. Did you want him to add in a (I assume you mean) black person even if there wasn't one in there at the time?
April 4, 2014, 3:19 pm
Sam from Fort Greene says:
@spikes right. Don't even bother having this discussion with these people. Brooklyn will never be the same. Modern day colonialism, white washed to the fullest. We lost.
April 4, 2014, 4:15 pm
John Wasserman from Prospect Heights says:
"Do you expect to see 1 to 1 non-white people to people of color?"

That is a true classic, if you don't mind my saying so.
April 4, 2014, 5:27 pm
jay from nyc says:
I disagree, at least two of the people look Hispanic to me. What, you sayin' they don't count? Racists.
April 4, 2014, 5:53 pm
John Wasserman from Prospect Heights says:
I agree with the above statement. There is also a Native american in the 1st photograph.
April 4, 2014, 6:10 pm
Will P from Crown Heights says:
@Spike's Right from Fort Greene, writes: "All I see is white people. Just like when I walk through MY neighborhood." Dude, YOU'RE the racist on at least three counts here: 1, all you see in Ft. Greene is white people?! Its one of the most gloriously diverse nabes in the city; 2, you write "MY neighborhood." so I gather white people aren't welcome in 'YOUR' 'hood?; 3, you're calling "racist" to a cartoon and a business that you've been been to. Buzz off you hater.
April 4, 2014, 6:35 pm
Zyma from Ch says:
Are you really count Jews as white people?
April 4, 2014, 7:28 pm
old time brooklyn from slope says:
zyma _ jews are white _ thank haashem
April 4, 2014, 11:12 pm
9_inches_of_reverse_gentrification from Clinton_Stuy_Heights_Park says:
The funniest thing about these venues is being a black male walking into one of these establishments. Everyone in the bar looks nervous when I walk in, bartender nervously greets me, owner is usually overly friendly, and I just think to myself "what kind of Brooklyn bubble did I just walk into" seriously. You guys suck. Killing flavor everyday the cracker way...
April 5, 2014, 5:51 pm
Get real from Brooklyn says:
Oh you poor poor victim, you went into a bar with a huge racist chip on your shoulder and got the 'nervous' reaction you were looking for by glaring with hostility at everyone there. Congratulations. You go on hating and calling white people crackers, that'll show us, because we didn't already know full well how people like you feel about us.
April 6, 2014, 1:55 pm
Joey from WT says:
Here we go again, Brooklyn goes hard until a white person moves in, then Brooklyn goes WAAAAAA!!

If Brooklyn was a man and the neighborhood was his girlfriend, I would say, "Hey Buddy you had a nice thing going with your lady until you blew it. If you don't treat a lady nice she will just find someone who will."
April 7, 2014, 1:47 pm
Learn History from Bed-Stuy says:
Dear Spike - You realize that all those brownstones in Crown Heights were all owned by rich white people when they were first built in the late 1800's and early 1900's?
April 18, 2014, 9:49 am

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