Searching for a nightlife event this weekend seemed like a pretty easy task once I had all of the listings right in front. Whether it was combing through Resident Advisor, hordes of Facebook events or from word of mouth, it really came down to the various goings-on this friday over the bulk of saturday. Starting […]
Archives for January 2013
Betabeat discovered a Craigslist ad looking for a “hostess/masseuse” for a private card club that probably doesn’t include Matt Damon, but might be attended by Patrick Bateman wearing a beanie. From the ad: Im looking for a female, age 18-25, for a Hostess/Masseuse position 1-4 nights at a private card club in Williamsburg Brooklyn. The […]
They painted over bike lanes to keep their neighborhood “modest” so this comes as no surprise: The Brooklyn shopkeeper was already home for the night when her phone rang: a man who said he was from a neighborhood “modesty committee” was concerned that the mannequins in her store’s window, used to display women’s clothing, might […]
Last night Bowery Electric hosted a benefit for Strummerville, celebrating the artistic oeuvre of Joe Strummer and The Clash. Amongst the plethora of performers where The Gaslight Anthem’s Brian Fallon and H.R. from the Bad Brains. Watch them and more in the videos below.
via: Phil Morrison, who directed the movie Junebug, made the video for Yo La Tengo’s minimal-but-aching Fade ballad “I’ll Be Around,” and it’s a weirdly powerful piece of work. It starts out with Superchunk frontman Mac McCaughan lip-synching the song in some beautifully-shot verdant woods while text flashes on the screen, and it ends up […]
No word on when Achilles Heel will open (some reports say it’s open now) but they’re currently not answering the phone. Via Grub Street: With four restaurants and a butcher shop in his North Brooklyn domain, Andrew Tarlow wasn’t looking to open anything new. But when a friend mentioned a long-shuttered tavern on the ground […]
SPONSORED POST Williamsburg Therapy Group A Full Service Mental Health Collective Williamsburg Therapy Group has moved a few doors down to 38 Grand Street in the former Metropolitan Hotel, built in 1870. This landmark building’s parlor floor has undergone an extensive renovation transforming it into the permanent home of WTG, while maintaining the property’s old […]