The national Occupy movement is planning a “May Day” general strike tomorrow. The Facebook event page has 25,000 attendees and while some locations are hosting specific events, the main plan is for “NO WORK – NO SCHOOL – NO SHOPPING – NO BANKING – NO TRADING.” “The goal is to shut down commerce worldwide and […]
Archives for April 2012
Footage of Space Shuttle Enterprise over New York City. I guess today was a good day not to go work.
Get to a rooftop if you can, the space shuttle Enterprise is flying over New York City right now. Jalopnik posted this handy map of the shuttle’s route, via NYC Aviation. It will be landing at JFK at 11:30 a.m. #SpotTheShuttle and #Enterprise are both trending on Twitter in New York right now.
Personally, I’m going through a brussel sprouts smothered in dijon mustard phase but this truffled honey mustard on a pretzel doesn’t sound so bad. Maybe we can get a mayonnaise fest next? The First Annual Brooklyn Mustard Festival is happening Saturday, April 28th, in the beer garden at T.B.D. Bar in Greenpoint, Brooklyn from 12-5. […]
Man, I feel like all you hear about these days are band reunions. Not that it’s always a bad thing. I’m just getting the sense that a good chunk of them are cash grabs for bands that were MAYBE semi-relevant a decade ago. Release some new material, at least… Before I dive into this week’s […]
Must have something to do with his love of The Gutter. Evidently, NY’s favorite news anchor paid 2 mil for his townhouse. His gig as the new Regis must be paying him well. NY1’S PAT Kiernan, every hipster’s favorite morning anchor, is moving from Manhattan to Williamsburg. Kiernan paid $2.02 million for an unassuming-looking three-story, […]
The long-anticipated Wythe Hotel finally opens on Tuesday and according to its website, it “has rooms for artists, friends, brewmasters, musicians, concertgoers, mothers, brothers, grandmothers, bowlers, interns, twins, engineers, vignerons, and chefs.” That just about covers the major demographics of gentrified Brooklyn (aside from dog walkers, bathtub whiskey distillers, and locavores). The hotel offers eight […]
Thankfully only available in the Middle East.
Via TableTalk “It evokes both an Art Deco parlor room and a Spanish colonial cathedral,” Huckman says of the décor. The dramatically rounded high ceiling — beautiful and impossible to ignore — disguises multiple layers of soundproofing, cushioning noise that might migrate upstairs to the neighbors. Bar stools are fastidiously and playfully tiled by hand […]