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Cool stuff: Charcoal anxiety, begone!

By Teri Karush Rogers | August 20, 2009 - 7:33AM
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Finding a spot to barbecue in the city is hard enough.  But because propane grills are illegal here,  Gotham's grillmasters must also contend with dirty, uncooperative, awkward to schlep-and-store charcoal. 

If you’ve had just about enough of that, you may want to give uGo FlameDisk a try.  On the market for a little over a year now, the portable peel-and-light disks tuck into your hibachi (larger grills need two) and burn on ethanol for 40 minutes.

You can order FlameDisks online--a 3-pack costs $14.99 plus $5 shipping--or check this list of NYC retailers.   And if you're heading to the beach, you may want to pick up some extra FlameDisks for making s’mores by the sea after the sun goes down.

Have something cool to recommend to your fellow NYC homeowners? Tell us about it here.

Teri Karush Rogers

Founder & Publisher

Founder and publisher Teri Karush Rogers launched Brick Underground in 2009. As a freelance journalist, she covered New York City real estate for the The New York Times. Teri has been featured as an expert on New York City residential real estate by The New York Times, New York Daily News, amNew York, NBC Nightly News, The Real Deal, Business Insider, the Huffington Post, and NY1 News, among others. Teri holds a BA in journalism and a law degree from New York University. 

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