We first told you about 3rd Ward’s shiny little food truck, Goods, back in October. Since we’re practically neighbors, we’ve noticed some activity in the lot over the past few weeks and had a chance to take a look. It’s classy! And with the rest of the lot, Goods should offer a fun little yard […]
Archives for May 2010
Neighbors of “The Woods” took over a recent Community Board 1 Public Safety Committee meeting to stomp out a plan that would expand their backyard garden by like, seven stools. Bar owners Dave Rosen and Matt Relkin “wanted to add seven stools in an adjacent backyard and have the area serve as a meeting place […]
Eyebeam just announced a really interesting show called Re:Group, which aims to examine “models of participation and participation as a model in art and activism.” It opens June 10th with a talk at 5pm and reception 6-8pm. Re:Group features work by thirteen artists, designers, hackers, activists, and collectives exploring both the potential and limitations of […]
A subway hero descends then vanishes: After a woman fainted onto the tracks Monday evening at the Union Square station, the man jumped onto the track bed to try to revive her, witnesses told the police. Seeing the lights of an Eighth Avenue-bound L train, and probably realizing he was out of time, he hastily […]
The New York Times ran a trend piece yesterday on a pioneering population of hipsters who have chosen to live their fringe lifestyle in more the geographic sense. The story goes: settling young artist types, who used to take root in Williamsburg for its low rent-to-space ratio, have started falling even farther from the Big […]
A 26-year-old woman fell into the tracks at Union Square yesterday evening, creating a flurry of police activity and concerned commuters. According to Gothamist, CBS & the New York Post, here’s what happened: The woman fainted and fell onto the tracks after feeling “dizzy,” and was run over by an 8th Avenue-bound L train. CBS: […]
Imogen Heap is playing this Tuesday, May 25 at Hammerstein, and we’ve got a pair of tickets just burning a hole in our inbox. Who wants ’em? Head over here and leave a comment, or tweet as @freedubya, and you’re entered to win. We’ll announce a winner tomorrow morning!
Our friends at QuietColor are throwing a “magic wedding” party tonight at Monster Island Basement. They’re talking live bands, magicians, and an actual ordained minister performing an actual real-life wedding between Miss Katie Kristine Darling and David Randall Sherman! Bands include Project Jenny, Project Jan, Swimming In Speakers, Carnivores, and Sunglasses. They write, “You may […]
The City Reliquary (370 Metropolitan Ave) is throwing a block party this Saturday on Havemeyer b/t Grand and Hope St. for your bicycle! Bring ’em, show ’em off, win prizes, see music, party down. Contests include: Best VINTAGE Bike, Best Shiny Bike, Best Family Bike, Best Mutant Bike, Best, BMX, Best WORST Bike, Best in […]
Hey everybody! Quick, go comment on this FB post to enter to win one of two pairs of tickets to see the New York Dolls play at Warsaw Saturday night.