It always amazes me when New Yorkers drain neighborhood grocery stores as if they have to drive amid wicked weather. Nonetheless, hundreds are rushing to the Brooklyn Heights Key Food to scoop up enough staples for what appears to be the remainder of the year.
The checkout line wrapped all the way from the front aisles around the entire back of the store. Bread, veges, milk, eggs… gone! Spirits, however, were high, as smiles were in abundance amid the mob scene. And speaking of spirits, a clerk at nearby Montague Wine said that sales were “crazy.” Food… check! Booze… check! Let the games begin! *