Police have caught the suspect in the brutal stabbing of George Carroll near McGolrick Park. They had been searching for 19-year-old Gary Correa (pictured above). From NY Post: Gary Correa, 19, had been on the run from police for more than a week, but seems to have been hiding in plain sight — he was […]
Archives for August 2017
The Brooklyn music gods behind Glasslands and Popgun Presents are set to debut their new 24,000 sq.ft. Bushwick music venue known as Elsewhere. The space is located at 599 Johnson Ave right off the Jefferson stop. I got to tour the venue recently and was very impressed with comprehensiveness of the space. There is a […]
If you haven’t visited the Williamsburg’s North Brooklyn Farms on Kent Ave, you really should before the space is overtaken by condos. There’s a great view of the Williamsburg Bridge and the East River and it’s never too crowded. They have a couple of event slotted for tonight and Saturday. Fingers crossed that the weather holds […]
Fall is just around the corner, so you know what that means! Yes, the Pumpkin Spice Latte will be back to make our lives a bit more basic . . . but that’s not what I’m talking about. Thankfully, you’ll be able to offset some of the impending seasonal blase with the triumphant return of […]
This morning a man crossing the street on Myrtle Avenue by Walworth Street found himself stuck as his leg plunged into a small sinkhole. From ABC7: WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn (WABC) — A man had to be rescued after his leg got stuck in a sinkhole in the middle of a Brooklyn street Tuesday. The incident happened […]
That’s right, as part of an effort to destigmatize the eating of insects, the Brooklyn Bug Festival is coming to three venues in Williamsburg and Greenpoint on Labor Day weekend. Kinfolk 94, T.B.D. and Guadalupe Inn will be hosting a series of lectures and, um, tastings for experimental eaters: Yoon says the Brooklyn Bugs festival […]
Congratulations to everyone for making it through another week. I keep thinking it’s September already so rather than wishing the year away let’s back up a bit and try and enjoy what we have. The weekend looks to be almost perfect weather, afterall, so why not.
This Monday, August 28th at Brooklyn Bazaar, Liars will be celebrating the release of their new album TFCF. The event will feature a reception and a live DJ set from Angus Andrew. The event is free if you RSVP right here!
The basement floor of the McCarren Hotel & Pool is about to change hands again. First, their was The Elm, a well-reviewed but expensive joint with a celebrity chef. It never really caught on. Next, the space became Oleanders, a kitschy 80s-inspired fern bar that was too cute for its own good. In September, a new […]
You’ve probably already heard about the horrible stabbing that occurred on Friday by McGolrick Park. If not, here’s what happened: One of the last things that George Carroll saw near the end of his too-short life was a pair of strangers who seemed like trouble. They were. Seconds later, one of them, unprovoked, plunged a […]