Williamsburg, Virginia, just applied to become the “first permanent Google settlement in America,” as part of the search giant’s new foray into providing communities with super high-speed broadband internet service (over 1 gigabit per second!). That, Google, would be the wrong Williamsburg! Here, in Brooklyn, you have a vibrant community of creative types, assholes, and […]
Archives for March 2010
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The Cupcake Stop will be dispatching its truck full of custom Victoria Secret Pink minis to Williamsburg, and will be “somewhere near Bedford Ave. and anywhere from N. 5th Street to N. 11th Street,” for about two hours today, starting at 2:30pm. Follow ’em on Twitter for sweet updates.
This Friday night, HBO will be turning Meserole Avenue, Jewel and Moultrie Streets into New Orleans’ Ninth Ward while filming a movie TV show about Katrina.
From Lola, a tipster: “I saw a Brooklyn Vegan thing about it. Said it started at 5 so I just went down there. Over. I got a button that says ‘I was almost captured by MGMT.’ There were a few other disappointed fans. On my way home along South 2nd St. I saw a circle […]
img via and via This all according to speculation on the twitters. At 5pm. In like, 5 minutes. Update: “Actually the MGMT event is NOT a show. It’s just an “event”. Stay tuned.” Update 2: Or maybe you’ll just get to hang out in a van? WTF…”Have the opportunity to ride in a specially adapted […]
Faith No More will be playing their first east coast show in ten years on July 5th, as a benefit for the Open Space Alliance for North Brooklyn. It’ll be part of a series of benefits for OSA. Tickets go on sale Friday March 19th at 12:00pm EST on Ticketmaster, and its unclear at what […]
Meet Brent Young and Ben Turley, two parts to the butchering trio that make up The Meat Hook, a sustainably focused meat shop in Brooklyn, NY. I spent the day with the two friends (and roommates) to find out all about their obsession with sausages — an art form they are quickly becoming famous for […]
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