Make WAVES at the Freehold this SaturDAY instead of going on a laborious weekend vacation!

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This SaturDAY, September 5, 2015!
A special Labor Day Weekend edition of WAVES!

Come one, come all, bring a guest, and hang loose.
This is going to be perfect! FREE with RSVP!

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This One Goes To Eleven: Weekly metal roundup

BookOfSoulsWelcome to fall release season, everyone. Just when you thought things couldn’t possibly get any crazier, we went and turned this roving carnival into a full-blown asylum. You can check out anytime you like, but you can never leave.

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Top 5 shows of the weekend

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Happy Labour Day weekend! In honour of (hopefully) everyone having some time off work, let’s put some bands through their paces for our entertainment, it only seems fair. I have family in town for the first time this weekend so it’s possibly the only weekend of the year I won’t be at a show myself, but here are my recommendations.

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The Brooklyn Bar Menu Generator is here

menuA hilarious menu generator for Brooklyn bars has arrived to give owners ideas like the one above. From [Read more...]

Fool’s Gold is Taking The Day Off and Giving You FREE Music

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Labor Day is on Monday, and you’re not the only one rejoicing for a long weekend. Brooklyn-based label Fool’s Gold is celebrating the holiday with their 5th annual “Day Off” event featuring performances from Meek Mill, A-Trak (and you know his special guests are gonna be on fleek), Flatbush Zombies, Skepta, Post Malone, Brenmar and many more.

The summer doesn’t have to end yet! Hold on by crashing this intimate party, taking place in Williamsburg at Brooklyn Live @ The Inlet. And lucky you, it doesn’t start until late afternoon, which means you’ll have plenty of time to sleep off that Electric Zoo hangover, and do it all over again. Tickets are still available HERE.

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Taste Talks Brooklyn 2015 coming to 50 Kent on Sep 13

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This year, the event is curated by Questlove and it will be held at 50 Kent Avenue in Williamsburg on Sunday, September 13. Mingle and chow with George Takei, Heems and an assortment of popular chefs. Tickets are $45.

Celebrate a day of discovery and indulgence at Taste Talk’s All-Star BBQ, a sampling feast that brings together world-renowned chefs making signature dishes outdoors at 50 Kent Avenue in Williamsburg. Expect to mix & mingle with top chefs from around the world while dining on their brilliant, delicious BBQ creations.

Here’s what’s on the menu:

Matty Matheson (Parts & Labour) // Dan Santoro & Bert Krak (Smith Street Tattoo)
RAW LAMB LARD & BBQ YUZU CABBAGE | With fish sauce, brown butter, mint, and thai basil

Ben Conniff (Luke’s Lobster) // Matt Timms (The Takedowns)
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Greenpoint bar Beloved has closed for good

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Delivery man attacked in East Williamsburg by tree branch-wielding thief

treeA delivery man in East Williamsburg was robbed by a thief using the most natural of weapons. From DNAinfo’s crime blotter:

A food delivery man was assaulted with a tree branch in a robbery for his phone, police said. The victim, 28, was calling a customer on Maujer Street near Bushwick Avenue on Tuesday, Aug. 18 around 9:25 p.m. when a man started hitting him with a tree branch, police said. The man, who hit the victim multiple times with the branch, then grabbed the $550 Saunsung Note 3 from the victim’s hand, police said. He then fled on foot, police said.