When the Weather Gets Warm, Dine at These New Al Fresco Finds

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Via New York Post:

The 142-foot-long Sherman Zwicker schooner (pictured) is currently en route from Maine. But once it drops anchor at Hudson River Park’s Pier 25 in Tribeca in June, the historic wooden vessel will transform into Grand Banks, an oyster-boat bar that marks the return of Mark Firth (co-founder of Diner and Marlow & Sons) to the NYC restaurant scene. Seven varieties of local bivalves, from Blue Point to Tomahawk to Fishers Island, will be on offer, and there will be lectures on maritime history and food preservation. “Or,” says a spokesman, “you can just enjoy the oysters without the education.”