So Summerscreen, our free outdoor film series at McCarren Park Pool, seems to be going pretty well, right? You should come tonight, if you haven't yet, or if you have.
You know the drill by now: the gates open up at 6pm so you can lay your blanket out and commence your outdoor drinking (and enjoy the food and drink sold on-site by San Loco, Smoke Joint, Blue Marble Ice Cream and Brooklyn Brewery); at 7pm there'll be music (by Brooklyn's Second Dan), and the movie starts at dusk. The movie tonight is Marty Scorsese's Mean Streets, because Catholic guilt and violence in grungy 70s-era downtown is exactly what you should be watching while you hang out with your friends under the stars (that you cannot see because city). It is a fun, singalong type movie, totally: