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

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Top 5 shows of the weekend


January has finally relinquished its death-grip on the world. It has been a rough start to 2016, but hopefully less choppy waters lie ahead, to help facilitate this, I am mostly prescribing a weekend of music that won’t often get out of the middle lane. Sometimes we all need to admit defeat and just slow down a bit. I’m beat. Relax – it’s the weekend.

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The Boobs of Bushwick group did a ‘titty pub crawl’ in Brooklyn

Boobs of Bushwick; credit Nate “Igor” Smith

Boobs of Bushwick; credit Nate “Igor” Smith

Boobs of Bushwick have been around for a few years now, but following the Time’s article on the Outdoor Co-ed Topless Pulp Fiction Appreciation Society, the Free the Nipple rage is in full swing. Earlier this week, the Boobs of Bushwick women paid a visit to Birdy’s and Happyfun Hideaway. Thankfully, no one got punched this time.

Boobie Trap still holds the record for most synthetic breasts in a bar, but last night Birdy’s and Happyfun Hideaway hosted the real deal. Boobs of Bushwick, the group known for going topless around the neighborhood and uploading shots to Tumblr, bounced into Birdy’s for some foosball at around 11 p.m., followed by Jenga at Happyfun Hideaway. [Read more...]

New development will eliminate three Williamsburg restaurants



According to Gothamist a new development by Thor Equities will knock out three restaurants on [Read more...]

Emily pizza opening an outpost called Emmy Squared in Williamsburg


credit: Melissa Hom

The just-opened Bill Baker’s Restaurant and Bar is closed. That was fast. We’re sorry to seem them go, but are looking forward to this:

There is a (small) shake-up happening in the Brooklyn pizza scene: You’ll recall that, late last year, Matt and Emily Hyland, the duo behind Brooklyn’s popular Emily, announced they’d open their square-pie spinoff, Emmy Squared, in Clinton Hill, near their original location. The couple, along with chef-partner Lou Tomczak, signed a lease in November on a small space on the same block as their first restaurant, but now, because of a legal dispute with the landlord, they’ve opted to open in a different neighborhood. That neighborhood: Williamsburg. [Read more...]