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Curious Case of the Brooklyn Inn: The Final Fucking Word

Ah, The Brooklyn Inn—Boerum Hill's legendary neighborhood bar, scene of much speculation around these parts as ownership traded hands. About a month back, a tipster sent along photos of what appeared to show air-conditioner installation, followed by a Brooklyn Inn regular complaining about some of the changes. Then, silence.

Until this weekend, when an epic missive hit the Eater inbox from Brooklyn Inn manager Jason Furlani, a gentleman we've heard from before. As the wheel turns, Mr. Furlani is not—repeat, not—happy with Eater's coverage of his establishment, and he has the F-bombs on hand to prove it. His email, in full:

The final word on the Brooklyn Inn is that all of the "crazy ass speculation" is just that. Honestly, I've had it—and this will be my last post to this bullshit rumor mill, period. It DID take five guys to remove two air conditioners, you know why....? No, you DON'T!
("You" being ALL of the idiots who have contributed to the "Brooklyn Inn Conspiracy" that have no idea what the fuck you're talking about.) Did it ever occur to "you" that the old air conditioners were built into the wall, so the wall needed to be bricked up after their extraction? Did it ever occur to "you" that perhaps the frenzy of activity was to get the changes done without disrupting any one's yen for a beer? Did it EVER occur to "you" to get a fucking LIFE?

Plainly and collectively the answer is clearly "NO."

We have no plans to put in food, central air conditioning is not only energy efficient but makes the room more comfortable, and the "regulars" are very fond of the new management AND the 'beer nuts'.

Here's a news-flash, jackass - yes, we raised some prices (ONLY on premium liquor - not beer, wine, or otherwise) to standards comparable with the NEIGHBORHOOD - not Manhattan or the "gastro-pub" frat-boy places some individuals speculated the place would be. Yes, we are looking for more creative ways to provide seating WITHOUT removing the pool table. And finally, YES, we're fucking there to stay. And I gotta tell you, as a long-time Brooklynite myself - all this bullshit from the faceless bloggers is simply proof that YOU ain't about Brooklyn - you're bullshit. So fuck off. If "you" or anyone doesn't like something about the Inn - here's a little free advice... DON'T FUCKING DRINK THERE!

I have - and will AGAIN, maintain - that if you want to know what's going on with the Inn, come on down and ask ME. I'm there. I'll gladly answer any and all questions that you (or the dumb-ass conspiracy geek that keeps blindly posting this putrid bunk) may want to know. Come on down and talk to me face-to-face...but we all know - that ain't gonna happen.

Jason Furlani, Manager
The Brooklyn Inn

Aaaaand—scene!
· Curious Case of The Brooklyn Inn: Bring Forth the Capital Improvements! [~E~]
· Curious Case of The Brooklyn Inn: The Final Word (Maybe!) [~E~]
· Curious Case of The Brooklyn Inn: Magic Act on Tap? [~E~]
· Curious Case of the Brooklyn Inn: 'Gonna Be a Bistro' [~E~]
· Curious Case of the Brooklyn Inn [~E~]

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