Its a barbecue on the stoop. Pretty important to be specific in your invitation in order to lower expectations. You don't want your guests to imagine a large, shady backyard. I mean, this is Brooklyn.
Not wanting to stake out a spot in the park at 6:00 am, Chris decided to just have a few friends over for a stoopecue on the Fourth. He only needed to bust out the mini grill and remove all the chinese food menus from the steps.