Okay, so a record store that serves coffee isn’t exactly a bar. But Black Gold Records is in Brooklyn and you drink coffee, so technically this entry fits the Drinking Brooklyn theme …
The truth is, the journalist inside me just wanted to break some news.
Black Gold Records has a website, but it doesn’t give a whole lot of information outside of what can be found on this flier posted in the store’s window (and acting as a portal to their Facebook, MySpace and Twitter pages):
What I’ve learned: Black Gold Records will be buying and selling records, as well as serving coffee and baked goods from Brooklyn’s SCRATCHbread. I’m guessing they’ll do well, especially considering their “prime” location, sandwiched between Prime Meats and Frankie’s 457. (This should be a huge hit with those mustachioed waiters!)
As the flier states, they’re having a grand opening Saturday, May 29 (free coffee! Woohoo!). Support a local business and check it out.
My only beef? That name, Black Gold Records, has got this song stuck in my head: