The mayor’s office announced that the 12-year promise to complete Bushwick Inlet Park, made initially by former mayor Bloomberg, will finally be fulfilled. The land, costing the city $160 million, was purchased from developer Norman Brodsky who would not give it up until he got a “good” price for it (he was initially offered $100 million […]
Archives for April 2017
Happy 4/20, everyone! It has been a hectic couple of weeks and rolls need to be slowed, which is somewhat reflected in the recommendations this week.
This is, of course, horrible news for the music community in Brooklyn. In a city with very few places left for the DIY music scene to thrive, Shea Stadium was beloved. They are already missed: Dearest showgoers, We wish we had better news to close out what has been such an incredibly successful and heart-warming […]
UPDATED: Shea loses lease We all know the troubles our beloved Brooklyn venue Shea Stadium has been undergoing the last few months. But— as we continue to see the closings of venues we have cherished over many years in Brooklyn, we refuse to let one more go under. Our community of music lovers and show-goers will […]
Brooklyn’s longest running film/music series SummerScreen has announced the lineup for the McCarren Park movies this summer. Here are the movies that will be shown on Wednesdays in the park: 7/5 – Mean Girls 7/12 – Office Space 7/26 – Selena 8/2 – I Know What You Did Last Summer 8/9 – Audience Choice You […]
April showers bring May flower crowns, and other stylish, summer-centric looks as festival season kicks off in New York City, and beyond. About a decade ago, you needed to pack a tent, rent a car and drive hundreds of miles to get that “mega-festival” experience offered by multi-day events like Bonnaroo and Coachella, but today […]
Announced earlier this month, NY Studio Factory and Main Drag Music are presenting an Interactive Workshop with Moog Music.
Grub Street did an egg sandwich crawl across the city and, not surprisingly, Williamsburg and Greenpoint got a couple of mentions. Frankel’s in Greenpoint got top honors for their Pastrami, Egg & Cheese sandwich which New York called the “absolute best” in the city: The spicy pastrami is cut into fatty chunks that remind you […]
Whether you drive a truck, work in a factory, a hospital, or on Wall Street, it’s clear that new software algorithms and robotics will have a significant impact on your daily life.
All of the bars in this quiz were once a bar of a different name. How many of the 13 can you guess correctly?