This One Goes To Eleven: Weekly metal roundup

nile-whatshouldnotbeunearthedBetween global economic collapse, whispers of war in Korea, and other assorted chaos and destruction, this week began like it might just be the last. And although it now looks we will live to see another one, below lies a fitting soundtrack to apocalypse, should you want to keep one on hand. Plug in and enjoy.

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Van Leeuwen Ice Cream now open in Williamsburg

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Van Leeuwen, 204 Wythe Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11249 (c/o Eater)

The new store opened yesterday at 204 Wythe Ave., just around the corner from the very popular Odd Fellows. Let the ice cream wars begin. From Eater:

Van Leeuwen started as a truck way back in 2008 and now operates three shops in addition to this latest one. The new 1,200 square foot facility will serve as a flagship store. It has seating for around 50 guests and will act as the brand’s flavor experimentation lab.

Van Leeuwen, 204 Wythe Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11249

Van Leeuwen, 204 Wythe Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11249 (c/o Eater)

You’re Invited: Come make WAVES this Saturday at The Freehold!

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Williamsburg apartment sells for a record breaking $6.5 million

65A penthouse in the Oosten development on Kent Avenue and South 8th has sold for $6.49 million. This is the most an apartment has ever sold for in Williamsburg. From [Read more...]

Top 5 shows of the weekend

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I can’t say there hasn’t been an air of complete normality this week, but what that really means is stuff like this, businesses treating staff like crap, a new music venue opening and anticipation of sandwiches. I’m going to keep this brief because I had an important exam today (it’s cool, I passed), but it’s the quality of the acts themselves that matter!

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Watch a 360 degree video of a Williamsburg Bridge bike ride

360Check out this video from Brooklyn Panorama that lets you watch a dude bike the Williamsburg Bridge in 360 degrees. You’ll [Read more...]

What store is coming to your street? You choose!

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DJ Windows 98 (Win Butler) Is Playing a Vinyl Set at LPR This Thursday

For those of your who are having full blown, post-Reflektor withdrawal, there’s good news. This Thursday, DJ Windows 98, better known as Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler, is playing a two-hour vinyl set with live percussion at Le Poisson Rouge in the West Village. This is a huge opportunity to see Butler show off some of his lesser-known talents in an intimate space (and witness his ungodly height in person). Plus, Chrome Sparks opens with a DJ set – pretty cool Thursday, if you ask me.

Check the deets below!

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