Archives for May 2012
The weather is going to be beautiful later this week and you’ll want to be outside, probably drinking. You might as well do it for a good cause. Just across the river on a swanky NoLIta/SoHo rooftop is a fundraiser for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. There will be music, drinks, and raffles (including a […]
Jane’s Addiction, Die Antwoord, Counting Crows and others are the latest to join the waterfront concerts LACOSTE L!VE Williamsburg Park Concert Series lineup, organizers announced today. Counting Crows will perform with We Are Augustines, Field Report, and Kasey Anderson & The Honkies are on July 17th. Jane’s Addiction and Die Antwoord are on August 17th. […]
At $3.79 million, this single-family townhouse on Berry may be Williamsburg’s most expensive home, according to Curbed. The newly constructed place is at 257 Berry and contains a 1,160 square ft. gallery space, four terraces, four bedrooms, a roof dock, and a loading dock. More photos and a floor plan at Curbed. Via Brokelyn.
Pygmy Lush played a headlining set at Death By Audio on Saturday. Watch a 27 minute long rendition of “November Song” below.
Here’s a video of school children in Greenpoint protesting the recent decision to cut half of School Settlement’s 153 free after school programs in Brooklyn. Hopefully the protest will be just as effective as it is adorable. Look at this colorful signs!
The New York Times has picked up on the War on Brunch taking place in our area, an epic battle between churchgoers and eggs benedict-eaters that has already claimed casualties, including Lokal and Five Leaves. The article mostly covers what we know already, but offers up some choice quotes from borough president Marty Markowitz: “As […]
The official name for this summer’s waterfront concerts is The LACOSTE L!VE Williamsburg Park Concert Series, according to Fashion Daily Mag. The details of Lacoste’s involvement is unclear, but the brand will have an interactive and eco-friendly “pop-up shop” at the venue, a re-purposed shipping container that will have men’s and women’s apparel and a […]
The floodgates opened this week. Northside. Celebrate Brooklyn. South Street Seaport. CBGBs. All of these festivals announced varying portions of their lineups this week; and they’re pretty awesome thus far. There’s sets from everyone from indie vets like Guided By Voices and OLIVIA TREMOR CONTROL (!!!) to hip hop legends like Ghostface Killah, GZA and […]
As the best season for Farmer’s Markets approaches, exciting news was announced by Community Markets this morning. Two additional farmers markets will open off the L line in Brooklyn on June 3rd and will run every Sunday from 11am-4pm until November 18th. The new farmer’s markets will be located at McGolrick Park in Greenpoint & […]