Happy Independence Day weekend, heathens. I hope your celebration of liberty (or funeral procession, given the way things are going) is filled with beers, boats, and Pantera—as it always has been and always will be.
Archives for June 2017
No visit to New York is complete without a visit to the North Brooklyn neighborhoods of Williamsburg, Greenpoint and Bushwick. Formerly three working-class and industrial neighborhoods,
I’ve heard quite a few friends say that they are “boycotting” Fourth of July this year. That orange-faced assclown will have most of us second guessing our lackluster patriotism as we drink shitty domestic beer and dine on nitrate-laced meats this weekend. At least the “holiday” falls on a boring old Tuesday this time around […]
It’s almost July 4th! For the last two years, the Macy’s fireworks were shot from barges close to the Brooklyn Bridge, but this year the barges are closer to North Brooklyn and Long Island City. We’re excited because Greenpoint and Williamsburg will be the best places to view the fireworks in all of Brooklyn. Here are some […]
Greetings! It’s kinda July 4th weekend, I guess, even if that falls on a Tuesday. Maybe some of you are lucky enough to have Monday off as well. We aren’t just celebrating America in the coming days, either, our neighbours to the North have a fairly significant milestone. Regardless of what you even care about, […]
Yep, that’s tomorrow folks. Pool hours are from from 11am to 7pm daily. There’s a break from 3pm to 4pm for pool cleaning, should someone decide to poop in the pool. More information at mccarrenpark.com. McCarren Park pool is now one of three pools in the area, though it’s North Brooklyn’s only public pool and, best of all, […]
As Greenpoint continues to morph into Williamsburg north, the chef behind Harlem’s Red Rooster has announced a new venture in the neighborhood. The NY Post reports that Marcus Samuelsson plans to open a new restaurant at the Greenpoint, a 40-story condo-monstrosity at the end of India Street. A lease has been signed for a 4,000 square foot space […]
Now that the new Kosciuszko Bridge is officially open, the city has vowed to demolish the old one. Dates have not been confirmed for the two-day demolition, but the city plans to begin sometime in July. Thousands have already shown interest in the demolition of the bridge, but until now no one has pledged to defend […]
Local Brooklyn staple Sacred Bones Records has been basking in the glow of Showtime’s storied revival of 90’s cult classic Twin Peaks. While it’s been a few weeks since the last appearance of a track off Sacred Bones, we can’t help but wonder if we’ll hear any more from our hometown heroes in the 9 […]
It’s officially summer, fam. Grab your cut offs and Cro-Mags tank and let’s rot.