The weird neighbor in American Beauty may have called that floating plastic bag “the most beautiful thing in the world,” but the NYPD, FDNY, bomb squad, and anyone trying to get down Bedford Avenue yesterday would have just called it a huge nuisance. Gothamist reports that cops shut down Williamsburg’s main drag midday yesterday from […]
Archives for May 2012
Ende Tymes “Festival of Noise and Experimental Liberation” is happening this weekend at Secret Project Robot in Bushwick and Outpost Artists Resources in Ridgewood. As a matter of fact, it started already last night. Here’s a clip of Lussuria’s performance. More performances and details about the remaining days below.
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Books and booze seem to fit nicely together, don’t you think? San Francisco’s Litquake makes it happen when Lit Crawl 2012 hits Brooklyn on Saturday, May 19th. The evening will feature 30 + authors at 14 separate events in 11 venues spread across Cobble Hill. The festivities kick off at 6:00pm and all events are free. Click […]
It’s a cliche but oh so true – New York City is this nation’s melting pot. This Saturday the many cultures of our fair city will be showcased in New York’s Dance Parade. “Dance Parade NYC takes over Manhattan on Saturday, May 19th as over 6000 dancers, over 150 dance groups showcasing almost 80 different […]
We’ve been pretty quiet about HBO’s much buzzed about new show Girls because, well, every single other blog has written endlessly about it. But the show’s protagonists live in Greenpoint and today the gang is at Café Grumpy on Meserole filming for the second season. The café appeared in the most recent episode of the […]
The MOST BLOGGED shows this week are somewhat enigmatic… and that has EVERYTHING to do with the Bamboozle music festival, which apparently our algorithm likes a whole lot. And hey, there’s some stuff to like (and a lot to make you cringe.) I’m a New Jersey native, who has no problem admitting that I spent […]
As always, Oldham is entertainingly weird. Will Oldham is often described as prolific, and with good reason. The singer-songwriter of many monikers — he has recorded music as the Palace Brothers, Palace Music, Palace Songs and Bonnie Prince Billy, among other names — has seldom gone a year without releasing a record in almost two […]
The L train to Manhattan stopped running around 9:45 a.m., sources report. According to the @NYCTrains Twitter feed, there is a police investigation at Union Square. Gothamist got FDNY confirmation that a train ran over a man at the Union Square stop. He was pronounced DOA. You may recall in January when the L train killed […]