Month: June 2011

The News Is Out: We’re Exporting Superb Brewed Coffee from Brooklyn to Manhattan via East River Ferry

Yesterday marked the fourth day of service for BRC’s Coffee Navy.  The Wall St. Journal commented “New York Waterway is employing all the bells and whistles…there’s free coffee from the Brooklyn Roasting Company (it’s the good stuff, Ethiopian Guji on a recent morning…”  New York 1, The New York Times, Post and Daily News, TV …

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East River Ferry Service–Mayor Bloomberg, Marty Markowitz Love the Coffee!

Day #1  The opening day of East River Ferry Service was a resounding success!  We staffed three ferries, all operating on super-tight five minute stop schedules, offering folks Peruvian La Florida Fair Trade certified hot coffee and mind-numbingly flavorful Ethiopian Guji (Rainforest Alliance certified) cold brewed iced coffee.   Janel, Kate, Miguel and Joseph form …

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BRC Cafe, Morning Ferry Service, Transportation Alternatives Serves BRC Coffee

The BRC Cafe is taking shape fast, with a French Roast-toned blackened and waxed steel countertop and hand-milled teak bar face.  Ooh-la-la!  And we’ve been interviewing first-rate baristas right and left, with several aces already lined up to start work soon.  If you know any deadeye espresso gunslingers, send ’em our way.     Also, …

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