The Daily Shortlist June 12
Opening Celebrate Brooklyn’s 30th summer season of outdoor concerts in Prospect Park is Shaft himself, Isaac Hayes. With his distinctive voice that oozes soul, expect a kickass show from this soul legend and icon. Taking the pressed sandwich to the gourmet level, Press 195 offers 30 kinds of hot pressed sandwiches that make this place hard to get tired of. One of the more social bars in Park Slope, The Gate is a great bar with a wide selection of local beers on tap and an outdoor patio overlooking the park. A great little dessert and coffee shop, The Chocolate Room has a menu filled with everything made with some form of chocolate. Try the hot chocolate, you won’t regret it.