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May BOP News Roundup

By Susannah Black
May 25, 2016

Pete and NY1’s Roger Clark at BOP Flagship Restaurant Oceana

It was a big media month for BOP.  What follows is just a representative smattering of the coverage we’ve received lately…

5/9: Mary Frost of the Brooklyn Eagle sought out Murray’s comments on the proposed— and potentially disastrous— Wallabout Channel Power Barge.

5/10: BOP in NYT: Alexandra Levine covered us in New York Today: The Big Oyster.

5/10: One of MANY pre-party pieces: Food Republic explained to its readers Why You Should Save the Date for the Billion Oyster Party.

5/11 Our like-minded neighbors the Working Harbor Committee posted about the Billion Oyster Project

5/12: Brooklyn Brewery’s BOP-inspired (and Fishers Island oyster-flavored) Billion Oyster Saison scored a feature in Grub Street.

5/16: Roger Clark of NY1 visited Ben Pollinger at Oceana to learn about how Oyster Shell Collection Aims to Fight Coastal Erosion Along Staten Island Shore

5/24: Pete returned to the Brian Lehrer show to talk about NYC’s “oyster renaissance” in Wild About NYC Oysters

Finally, the recent media piece that is closest to home: BOP CCE RS’s own Lauren Birney produced this video for the NSF STEM For All Video Showcase. It’ll be showing (along with other BOP videos) at the BOP House on Governors Island all summer long!