This One Goes To Eleven: Weekly metal roundup

SighHappy Cinco De Mayo everyone. Nothing says despair like a frozen raspberry lime-a-rita, so pour one of those puppies and join us as we clank through a bone pile of new releases, face-melting shows, and crazy headlines until there’s nothing left.

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Disappointed Vincent Van Gogh spotted on the G train

vangoghIf you time traveled over 100 years into the future and ended up on the G train wouldn’t you be a little bummed out? A [Read more...]

Win A Pair of Mysteryland USA Weekend Camping Passes w/ Transportation!


We are less than three weeks away from the unofficial East Coast kick-off of the 2015 festival season, and what better way to celebrate than with a giveaway to one of the most anticipated EDM festivals this side of the Mississippi? That’s right! Mysteryland is back for it’s second year, and it’s going to be next level! The year’s biggest party is going down in beautiful Bethel Woods, which is located just two-hours away in upstate NY – and you could be going for FREE!

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May Openings: Faro in Bushwick and MP Tavera in Williamsburg


MP Taverna, credit Grub Street

MP Tavera is open for business May 11.

Is there a neighborhood in the civilized world that doesn’t deserve a good Cypriot salad and lamb sausages? Not according to Michael Psilakis, chef-owner of MP Tavernas in Roslyn, Irvington, Astoria, and, as of this month, Williamsburg. [Read more...]

Cacao Market – north Brooklyn has a second chocolatier

Cacao Market; credit Gothamist

Cacao Market; credit Gothamist

Mast Brothers has company:

Cacao Market, which opens in Greenpoint (across the street from Beacon’s Closet) today, seems modeled after Juliette Binoche’s sweet little chocolatiere in Chocolat… [Read more...]

Who Is Nite School Klik?

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Nite School Klik’s new EP is the latest release on the much buzzed about Liquid Amber label, but just who are the DJ’s behind the intoxicating new single, Posse? [Read more...]

Electric Zoo: Transformed


Update, May 4, 2015

Galantis and Markus Shulz will appear at Electric Zoo: Transformed.

Update, May 3, 2015

DVBBS, Ferry Corsten, The Glitch Mob and Zeds Dead will appear at Electric Zoo: Transformed.

Original Post, May 1, 2015

After two years of less than stellar circumstances and Sunday cancellations twice in a row, Electric Zoo returns to Randall’s Island over Labor Day Weekend, September 4th-9th, with the promise that they’ll be bigger and better than ever. In an effort to win back fans, Electric Zoo offered pre-sale tickets at the unprecedented low price of $199 for a three-day pass. Tier one may be sold out, but 3-day passes are still available at the Tier 2 level of $239.99 (including transportation to and from the Island). For fans of electronic music, there’s no better weekend in the city than Electric Zoo, which brings the biggest names in EDM (not to mention production value that would give your Great Grandma a full blown heart attack) to New York City for three dance-filled days.

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The Williamsburg real estate shit show aka are you kidding me though?


Welcome to the first installment of The Williamsburg Real Estate Shit Show! Here I’ll do my best to update y’all on the insanity that has griped our neighborhood’s real estate market… insider tips, write to apsmithnyc at gmail thanks!

Studio B is for sale. Er, rather, the studio formerly known as Studio B? Back in 2006 Studio B came on the block hosting rock shows and dance parties and roller derbys and did pretty well for a few years, until the neighborhood got together and shut it down…

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