Brooklyn techno fans had even more reasons to celebrate their independence over 4th of July weekend when global event series HYTE came stateside to North Brooklyn, bringing with them an all-star lineup of international techno artists. Talk about feeling FREE. Acts like Berlin-based duo Pan-Pot, New York native Danny Tengalia, French trio Apollonia and Iranian […]
Archives for July 2016
I managed to see my fellow Oxfordians, Radiohead, on Tuesday, so everything else this week may seem like a bit of a Let Down (although I saw them play that 10 years ago too). Still, while the bar has been set high, there are still some fantastic bands in town for the weekend!
Here I go again on my own. Going down the only road I’ve ever known. Wait, what? Sorry, blacked out there for a second.
Newly opened Bourbon Springs is on a quiet block off the Graham Ave stop in Williamsburg. Their focus is Cajun cuisine and craft cocktails and best of all, they have a seafood boil on Sundays: If you haven’t been to vibrant Graham Avenue on the border of Williamsburg and Greenpoint yet, I present to you […]
The folks at Goldenvoice, the company most famous for promoting Coachella, were probably looking forward to a reprieve from the three digit temperatures their flagship festival often endures in the Southern California desert when they were organizing their New York City festival, some months ago. Instead, they, and festival-goers like myself, would have to persevere […]
The mob movie stars Paul Sorvino and is shot throughout Williamsburg by a Williamsburg native — Bamonte’s, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, and the Giglio Festival are all featured. It premieres August 5th at Cinema Village: The flick, which follows a bank official from Williamsburg with ties to a local organized crime family, features […]
The long awaited nail in the Williamsburg gentrification coffin/great place to get fresh food in the neighborhood Whole Foods opened today at 289 Bedford Ave. It features an in-store Jewish Deli, a Luke’s Lobster cart, seasonal OddFellows Ice cream flavors and so
Every month, Thailand’s most gorgeous beaches lend themselves to a longstanding tradition among international partygoers. The gathering are referred to as Full Moon Parties, and they are celebrations of the completion of the Lunar Cycle, complete with music, performance art and dancing barefoot in the sand. Sounds pretty magical, right? Thankfully, you don’t have […]
Well we have what appears to be the official decision on the impending L train shut down. According the the NY Times the MTA will go with the plan that shuts down the L train completely for 18 months. From
Burned out on this heatwave? Join the fucking party, pal. Trust me when I say it’s cooler down here, six feet under.