From Maine to NYC, the Story of Red Hook Lobster Pound’s Rolls

June 30, 2015

Everything you need to know about the famous lobster rolls at Red Hook Lobster Pound in New York City.

It all could’ve been condos. When Susan Povich and her husband Ralph Gorham bought their property in Brooklyn’s Red Hook neighborhood nearly 10 years ago, they thought of turning it into an apartment building. But the longtime Red Hook residents received push back from the city (the building was zoned for manufacturing) and then the 2008 financial crisis happened; the cost of completing the project would have far outweighed any rent they could have earned from the hypothetical apartments. And so,…