He’ll make all your dreams come true — except if you dream of the playoffs!
New York Mets all-star Pete Alonso stopped by Grand Prospect Hall to freshen up the Park Slope banquet hall’s iconic television ad during a recent episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live, which spent the week filming at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
“When it comes to special events and weddings, the Grand Prospect Hall is a big homerun,” said Alonso.
The 2019 National League Rookie of the Year stands alongside the grand halls owners — Michael and Alice Halkias — as they tour the glitzy event space, from the Chopin Room to the comically large chandelier above the grand ballroom.
The original Grand Prospect Hall advertisement has become a local legend since it first aired in 2009 thanks to its small budget and big promises — pledging to make “all your dreams come true” — and has now been spoofed by both Kimmel and Saturday Night Live.
The ad aired 20 times a day on local television stations at its peak, according to the Daily News.