The Sound Fix Lounge might not close. Despite losing their liquor license last month due to a number of complains from their neighbors, its owner James Bradley hopes to trudge on. ‚”It is my fervent hope and desire to continue the tradition of live music in Williamsburg,” said Bradley, who plans to have an event […]
Archives for March 2009
Blitzen Trapper at MHoW. Photo by Julia Lovallo. The last sad embers of my adolescent punkhood tend to glow uncomfortably hot whenever I find myself enjoying a band that I know my parents would dig, and they were lit up pretty bright on Saturday when I caught the second of Blitzen Trapper’s two nights in […]
Some good news on the W’burg parks front… New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Commissioner Carol Ash and Assemblyman Joseph Lentol today announced that East River State Park will reopen Sunday, March 1, one month earlier than scheduled. The park will be open from 9 a.m. until dusk.
Aakash Nihalani struck the white construction wall on Bedford first (look). But not long after, an army of Lou Reeds marched in and plastered the (Berlin) wall with ads for New York label Supreme. Over the weekend, Jake at Gothamist saw they got a little makeover: The posters are simple, featuring a photo of musician […]
I might be being hard on myself here. But this seems like a serious missed gift-giving opportunity. I’m thinking about all of the Secret Santa parties I went to just a few short months ago (one of which I received the best gift of 2008). And now, even Valentine’s Day has passed and I can’t […]
This was a long time coming:
Peter Bonerz (left) with Bob Newhart This is your new vocab word for the day (there’s a test on Friday). Your roommate who won’t clean the dishes, that guy who cut in front of me at the movies, my mom’s new boyfriend, seriously you are not my real dad you are such a Peter Bonerz.
I saw this little guy at my friend’s apartment on north 4th over the weekend, and wondered to myself, “What does he mean?” His expression is just so wonderful! That kind of excitement can’t be bought with a ticket to Six Flags and a pat on the back oh-no-sir. And it isn’t necessarily a result […]
Artist Statement is a new series where we feature the work of up-and-coming artists accompanied by their artist statement. We hope to have one person a week for you to check out. First up, we have the photography work of Gregg Evans. A Brooklynite for several years, Evans work spans multiple mediums: photo, performance and […]