Here’s a link to Obama’s new budget, in all its PDF glory. Enjoy!
Archives for February 2009
Ya’ll remember snap music? 2005 was heady days. The stocks were maximal and the hip hop was minimal cuz Atlanta’s ringtone beats ruled every playlist. One of the most successful salesmen of languid, snare-less jams was D4L, whose member, Ju, is currently embroiled in one of the most pointless, enjoyably petty beefs to hit youtube. […]
You ever heard of Josh Freese? No? Neither had I until I stumbled across this site. Mr. Freese, who plays or has played dums with Nine Inch Nails, Devo, The Vandals, A Perfect Circle, etc. etc. etc. is releasing a solo album called Since 1972 on March 24. And as his site explains, you can […]
photograph by Tam Ngo Since people have been asking about the mysterious Vietnamese restaurant on the Southside, it’s called Bep and it’s only open on Mondays. Inside the Simple Cafe. More information in our restaurant guide.
European discount airline RyanAir (and it’s PR people, apparently) have got their panties in a twist after one blogger’s discovery of a supposed free flight bug. Check out the angry staffers comments on Jason Roe‘s blog: “It is Ryanair policy not to waste time and energy corresponding with idiot bloggers and Ryanair can confirm that […]
We’ve got 2 tickets to next Tuesday’s David Letterman show. U2 will be performing. Their new record No Line On The Horizon drops March 3. It’s their 12th studio album and if you’re the 12th person to email us at mail | at | freewilliamsburg.com (with ‘U2 Giveaway’ in the subject line) the tickets are […]
Grub Street coined it. And the New York Times has a great story on the growing culinary movement in Brooklyn: Gabrielle Langholtz, the editor of Edible Brooklyn, which chronicles the borough’s food scene, said it has grown along with the arrival of what she calls the ‚”new demographic.” ‚”It’s that guy in the band with […]
Grizzly Bear [left to right]: Christopher Bear, Ed Droste, Daniel Rossen, Chris Taylor Back in January of 2004, we found a promo CD dropped in our mailbox. There was no postage, just a CD crudely wrapped in thick paper with a note attached from Kanine Records. Their studios were just around the corner on Powers […]
This Saturday at The Shank in Greenpoint (98 Bayard Street — map). From MyOpenBar I know, I know—this sounds too good to be true, and it probably is if you look at it like a sane person: NinjaSonik, Team Robespierre, Juiceboxxx, Wild Yaks, Cerebral Ballzy, MNDR, Dre Skull, DJ C.lo and a secret guest (Spank […]