Good news everyone, NASA just discovered Keplar-452b, a bigger, older cousin to Earth, I can’t wait for the tripadvisor reviews. A little closer to home, so far this week we’ve talked craft beer pubs, smelly Greenpoint, and the Forecastle music festival, and some of the FW music team will be heading out to a ballgame. Well, it seems […]
Archives for July 2015
Jim James of My Morning Jacket brought plenty of hometown energy at this weekend’s Forecastle Festival in Louisville. Photos by Steve Liskiewicz Lovers of music, bourbon and all things Kentucky came together over the weekend for a 3-day arts and music festival that proved once again that Louisville is rocking some VERY COOL VIBES. Competing […]
The 5th Annual Full Moon Fest is back for another day of gourmet food, dancing and craft cocktails at a brand new venue in East Williamsburg! This year’s festivities, brought to you by MATTE, will take place at The Brooklyn Mirage, an urban oasis surrounded by 10 foot walls and decorated with tropical foliage and […]
Their latest, La Di Da Di is out September 18 on Warp. Check them out at Saint Vitus next month!
Recently opened in Bushwick, Okiway is a new restaurant serving up Japanese okonomiyaki : Pronounced OH-KOH-NO-ME-YAK-I, okonomiyaki is a savory grilled pancake that translates literally to “grilled as you like it”. Though the earliest records of Japanese pancakes date back to the 17th century, okonomiyaki is attributed to the World War 2 era, where this […]
A new gastropub with a great craft beer menu just opened on Grand Street. Bill Baker’s menu features lots of small plates including deviled eggs, duck pierogis, creole shrimp and grits, steamed clams, mac & cheese, squash blossoms, and something called bacon puffs (bacon brioche and mushroom cream). For dinner, they have the obligatory burger, a […]
How bad do developers want to take over the Greenpoint waterfront these days? Bad enough to pay the city $400,000 to cut down three elderly trees that were in their way. From Brooklyn Paper: The department said it is not in favor of felling mature foliage, but five trees at Newtown Barge Park — at […]
In a neighborhood that already smells like sanitation half the time, the city has upped the stank ante by spearheading a composting pilot program in Greenpoint. Most people that we’ve talked to in Greenpoint love that we can compost now, but think pick-ups need to be more than once a week. Especially on weeks like […]
Welcome to the very first Friday installment of This One Goes To Eleven, everyone. Semi-mandated by the new Global Release Day, proceedings have moved to an altogether badder and boozier time slot, so join me in saying TGI-motherfucking-F for the first and, mercifully, final time.
It’s the summer, so as always there are lots of restaurants opening in Williamsburg and North Brooklyn. We hear that Brooklyn Barge Bar will FINALLY open the weekend of July 24 in Greenpoint. Until then, there are a few other new places to try including Kings County Imperial – an inventive Chinese restaurant with soy […]