Vaadat Charigim play Palisades on 3/30


Israeli shoegazers Vaadat Charigim are coming back to Brooklyn this spring with a show at Palisades on the 30th of March, tickets aren’t on sale yet so firmly mark this on your calendar in the meantime. The band, whose name roughly translates as committee of the abnormal, released their second album, Sinking As A Stoneon Burger Records last year, and you can listen to a couple of songs from it below. They sing in Hebrew but to see these it gives the songs an otherworldly quality that befits the genre.

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L train tunnel work not expected until at least 2018

A report from the NY Daily News says that the L train shutdown and the transformation of Williamsburg into a forsaken prison colony might [Read more...]

Death and Co. restaurateur bringing huge vegan restaurant complex to Williamsburg


Ravi DeRossi, credit Yana Paskova for The New York Times

He’ll be bringing a meat-free Avant Garden outpost to a building somewhere near McCarren Park later this year:

Ravi DeRossi is about to go all-in with veganism. The restaurateur behind Avant Garden and Death and Co. has been thinking about environmental waste and factory farming, and now, he wants to put his money where his mouth is. DeRossi plans to make as many of his 15 bars and restaurants animal-free as possible — starting with tiki bar Mother of Pearl, which will be eliminating all animal products on February 14. [Read more...]

Video: Wolf Eyes at Union Pool

Wolf Eyes finished up a three-show Union Pool residency on Saturday. Here’s a highlight from the final night last Saturday.

This One Goes To Eleven: Weekly metal roundup

a3086885428_10-e1454183992677With Punxsutawney Phil’s surely scientific prediction that this winter will be a short one looming, let’s get at this before the insidious bastions of Sol are loosed once again on this frozen slab of dirt we call hearth, home, and happiness.

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Netsky is Playing at a Dim Sum Restaurant Tomorrow Night

Drum and Bass and dumplings.

That’s what’s up tomorrow when popular Belgian DJ/Producer/Musician, Boris Daenen aka Netsky, takes over [Read more...]

Broad City paint by numbers mural up this weekend on Wythe


Season three of Broad City is almost here! And since they secretly know that coloring is your favorite alone time activity, Broad City graphic artist Mike Perry is putting up a paint by numbers mural right next to Kinfolk this Saturday. The first queens in line will get a free t-shirt. For the rest of us, the drinks will still be flowing at Kinfolk til 5 p.m. AND Bingo Bronson is coming!!! Read more.

Bill Clinton is coming to Brooklyn Bowl

billBill Clinton is coming to Brooklyn Bowl on February 17th to raise support for [Read more...]