Gia Giasullo and her brother Peter Freeman grew up in rural Maine surrounded in late summer by wild blueberries. As co-owners of Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain, they do what they can to replicate that experience at their beautifully restored shop on a quiet corner of Carroll Gardens. Here, Gia serves up a Black & Blue – a float featuring blueberry soda made with fresh berries from the local Greenmarket and a scoop of black raspberry ice cream.

Today we kick off a new series in which we explore the borough, asking makers and purveyors of good things to eat and drink a very simple question that’s been asked for generations – “What’...

 
Peter Freeman of Carroll Gardens' Brooklyn Farmacy was looking for a fight. He found one in a disappearing New York classic - the egg cream.

Peter Freeman of Carroll Gardens' Brooklyn Farmacy was looking for a fight. He found one in a disappearing New York classic - the egg cream. The egg cream: For many it evokes dreams of ...