Ryujin Ramen – now open in Williamsburg

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It’s freezing outside. Bring on the ramen! Ryujin Ramen Brooklyn just opened at 513 Grand Street in Williamsburg:

Ryujin Ramen Brooklyn opened at 513 Grand Street on February 1 and they’re serving up a secret dish. Unfortunately, I’ve been asked not to name it, but I can tell you that it’s one of the most popular broths in Japan. Chef-owner Kazuya Miyashita says it’s very time-intensive to make, so he’ll only be making 10 servings a day. Those 10 servings will go to the first 10 customers who ask for the flavor by name. [Read more...]

Williamsburg woman loses valuables after Airbnb guest throws a 40 person party

475kentA 37-year-old Williamsburg woman rented out her apartment at 475 Kent on Airbnb last week and when she returned there were $5,000 worth of valuables missing according [Read more...]

Vaadat Charigim play Palisades on 3/30

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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

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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

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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...]