It’s not quite a liquid brunch, but almost because so much of what we are enjoying is beers “exclusive small batch” and cocktails. As the clock strikes noon at The Federal Bar on Metropolitan Ave, last Sunday, we start with “Beermosas” and a “Bitter Bitch” (Campari, gin pamplemousse, and lemon) and an iced coffee with bourbon, dusted with cocoa (inventions bearing morning-after names): “Was It Good For You?”
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“Grey is requested here a lot,” says Kristen Kattenbraker, the manager, stylist and make-up artist at Cobalt Salon, a new hair salon in Williamsburg. Her own hair, grey-colored (very close to white)— sweeps stylishly across her face.
The interior at Cobalt is crisp and airy, and created with a palette of whites and blacks and highlighted with broad strokes of cobalt. The stairs in the two-story building will be cobalt soon too. Choice artwork, comfortable black leather chairs, white geometric chandeliers, track lighting, and a nod to vintage: hanging antique bulbs and the reception desk made with faux-distressed farmhouse wood, results in an inviting and cool environment.