Brooklyn Paper and The New York Daily News report that City officials revealed on Tuesday that they had no money and no timetable to continue buying private properties on Kent Avenue and N. 11th Street for the further development of Williamsburg’s largest waterfront park. Politicians and advocates are calling Mayor Bloomberg out after local residents agreed to a […]
Archives for July 2011
According to Gothamist, FDNY was ordered to forcibly enter 475 Kent owner Nachman Brach’s office at around 7am this morning, bringing in a sledgehammer and other serious equipment. A resident reportedly said that Brach was “hiding in the loading dock” and refusing to open the office; another told Gothamist that he saw officials from the tax department […]
You can also check out a remix of this song by Das Racist over at TVOTR’s MySpace. (that’s what was around before Google+, remember?)
While we obviously have a soft spot for Williamsburg, Manhattan isn’t all evil. Case in point: East Side Social Club at Blind Barber! It’s okay, guys. They had a spotter.
As previously mentioned, $15,000 of audio equipment, house projects and personal belongings were stolen from Silent Barn. Below is a list of the major missing sound gear: 2 powered QSC K8 speakers 2 powered behringer Eurolive B1800D-PRO subwoofers 1 Yamaha MG166CX 16-Channel Mixer 1 snake with 8 XLR inputs and 4 1/4″” inputs 2 Yamaha passive […]
Directed by Spike Jonze:
Our free sangria brings all the boys (and girls) to the yard! The Yard at the Soho Grand, that is… The only way to do summer right is to double-fist it.
According to Silent Barn’s Facebook page: This weekend has been incredibly heartbreaking for all of us at The Silent Barn. On top of many issues that we’re currently dealing with, over the weekend our house was completely ransacked. About $15k worth of audio equipment, house projects and personal belongings are gone. The violence to the […]
“The Catskills is the new Williamsburg. There, I said it! There is more artisanal pork being butchered there than anywhere else.” — John Flansburgh of the great, They Might Be Giants. Read the rest of the interview over at Gothamist where Flansburgh discusses the band’s new album “Join Us“, Witch House and the Williamsburg Waterfront […]
Last Wednesday, everyone’s favorite hump day party, Fun Haüs, relaunched at LES’s Stay Lounge, just in time for Eli Escobar‘s D.E.S.I.R.E. EP! With new scenery, new DJs, and a new feel, the reloaded Fun Haüs is sure to wipe away the Wednesday OH-DEAR-GOD-WHYs… Pebbles Baby Rox and Contessa Stuto