Because we’re not allowed to have nice things anymore in Brooklyn. Ugh. At least Acheron is back and Elsewhere is coming soon. From Aviv’s Facebook page: Hey all, we’re sad to announce that Aviv in it’s current location will be closing when our lease is up at the end of October. We have a ton […]
Archives for August 2016
Beer drinkers take note. With the opening of two new breweries next month, North Brooklyn will become a bonafide craft beer destination. From Grub Street: Kings County Brewers Collective 381 Troutman St., nr. Wyckoff Ave., Bushwick; 929-234-6557. September. Bushwick’s first brewery since 1976 comes via three alums from the Brooklyn Brewery, Rockaway Brewing, and Greenpoint […]
Idaho’s finest, Built to Spill, will be touring as a trio this Autumn which sees the band make two stops in New York. First off is a show at Irving Plaza on the 16th of September, and they’ll be back on the 5th October at Brooklyn Bowl. Both shows, rather tantalizingly, are with Alex G and […]
Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight has a new study based on thousands of rental prices that determined people are willing to to pay about $56 per one minute of a better work commute time. It includes a section specifically about the forthcoming L train shutdown: Our findings suggest that residents of Williamsburg and other Brooklyn neighborhoods on […]
We saw a lot of openings this summer, including Sauvage, Amami Bar and Restaurant, and the criminally overpriced Aska. Here’s what to look forward to this fall. From Brooklyn Magazine: Leuca and Westlight Andrew Carmellini and his NoHo Hospitality crew (The Dutch, Lafayette, Locanda Verde) have finally set their sights on Brooklyn, taking over food […]
If you have walked through Greenpoint in the past six months or so you may have noticed one storefront on Manhattan Ave that looks out of place. In a neighborhood where places of business frequently are forced to leave due to rising rent prices a store full of seemingly outdated tye-dyed items appeared. When walking […]
Believe or not, the final release week of August—and ostensibly, the summer—is upon us, so let’s send it out with bang shall we?
No small-talk, go have fun this weekend. Suggestions below (also, eat ice cream)!
The incident happened on Monday at Knickerbocker Laundry Station in Bushwick: A man was caught on video stealing a 4-month-old puppy named Pippen from a locked room in a Bushwick laundromat Monday afternoon, police said.
We already loved Greenpoint’s Brooklyn Safehouse, but now they’ve gotten even better. That’s because this under-the-radar bar now has TACOS on Fridays from 7pm-1am: The tortillas are handmade on site (and it’s actually pretty cool to watch them smash them by hand), which gives each one a unique texture. All their ingredients are sourced with […]