Gallery: Shipping Container Beer Garden and SmorgasBar Now Open for Bus...

If you've been meaning to cross "drinking and shopping inside shipping containers" off of your bucket list (because that's clearly a common entry), don't miss your chance to do just that at South Street Seaport this summer. We caught up with SHoP Architects yesterday as they were putting some finishing touches on the three-story shipping container beer garden/mini-mall/food court they're building on Fulton St. for Howard Hughes Corp, and designer Sam Pepper told us that many of the units are already open for business. The repurposed container stalls are part of the seaport's SEE/CHANGE summer program, which will include concerts, happy hours, delicious artisanal foods and special events to help bring people back to the waterside area after Hurricane Sandy.

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