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Establishment Named for Grandfather Dircks Changes Name
Located at  7 N 15th St, Brooklyn, NY 11222, in a former plastic bag factory with large windows looking out over the East River waterfront, Dirck the Norseman, named for our great, great, great, great...grandfather, was opened by Ed Raven in the spring of 2014 and was " named "for a 17th-century Scandinavian shipbuilder who acquired 300 acres of what is now Greenpoint and Bushwick." Many publicity notices and customer reviews may still be found online.

In addition to being a microbrewery crafting its own beers, Dirck the Norseman served chicken schnitzel and "Dirck sausage."

By the end of 2015, the brewpub owners decided to change the name of the establishment to Greenpoint Beer and Ale. While Dirck's former farmland was a fine spot to locate a business, apparently, his name hasn't sold restaurant fare and ale all that well!

Fulkerson Winery in Upstate New York Adds Vacation Rental
With gorgeous views of Seneca Lake and the Fulkerson Vineyards, the vacation rental at the Fulkerson Winery in Dundee, New York, is a 4 bedroom, 2 and 1/2 bath home offering a laundry, modern kitchen, gas range, HDTV with DVD player, and wireless internet, where you may visit overnight or for a week. The rental is available at the winery built on family land homesteaded by Revolutionary War soldier Caleb Fulkerson and handed down to the present generation of Fulkersons​ in Dundee, New York. The Fulkersons also offer a wine club, wine and beer recipes, and Fulkerson t-shirts on their website!

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Fulkerson Family Reunion Planned for 2017 in New York
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