Just coming off Elements Arts & Music Festival, I’m now officially primed for the sweet ass summer that lies ahead. After spending three magical days in Lakewood, PA with the BangOn!NYC crew, I’ve been reminded of what a wonderful part of the world in which we choose to party. Not only do we have amazing […]
Archives for May 2017
Following an actual-work-induced hiatus, we’re officially back and waist deep in a totally different kind of mire. Let’s do this, fiends.
Good afternoon, this is Peter Rittweger. Chris Quartly is off.
Memorial Day Weekend is on the horizon. That means parties, parties and more parties. Thankfully, Brooklyn is offering some consolation prizes for those of us who can’t pack up and head out to multi-day blowouts like BangOn!NYC‘s inaugural Elements Music & Arts Festival in Lakewood, PA. (And for those of you who are going: SEE YOU THERE!)
Jared Kushner is not only a greedy prick who’s complicit in the fiasco known as the Trump presidency, he’s also a first rate slumlord. Here’s a depressing “highlight” from the recent New York Times magazine piece outlining his disgusting behavior: In March 2009, Joan Beverly, a probation agent, signed the lease for her daughter, Lennettea, for […]
Norman, Chucko Ramen, and West Wine Bar are now open for business in North Brooklyn.
On the night of May 6th, a sold out Baby’s All Right witnessed both the triumphant return of and what may also very well have been our sweaty and raucous goodbye to New York favorites, SKATERS. SKATERS soundtracked my college years in the city and produced many of my favorite shows—and least favorite hangovers—of my […]
Beer nerd alert. Mikkeller San Diego is coming to Greenpoint’s Brouwerij Lane tonight! Here’s what to expect: Mikkeller San Diego ‘Say Hey Sally’, 4.6% ABV, Pilsner. San Diego, CA – Bursting with floral hops and a soft cracker-like malt structure, layers of sunflower and pineapple develop a delicate hop profile. A snappy finish awakens the palate with a medium […]
Still processing the news that Chris Cornell died today, Soundgarden have always been a huge favourite. I’ll be in Lisbon this weekend on a much needed break but I’m still trying not to be disappointed at missing some of these. Anyway, I’ll console myself with seafood and wine and you enjoy yourselves with bass, guitars, […]
The House of Vans concert series begins tonight with the newly-reunited Digable Planets and opener Joey Purp. RSVP is closed, but if you were lucky enough to get on the list, this promises to be a fun show. Beach Fossils is playing June 1, so be sure to RSVP for that show on Monday. House […]