If you’ve ever seen a sign at an NYC bar that said “no dancing allowed” you may have thought it was a joke. Sadly those signs refer to an all too real and racist Cabaret Law that was enacted in 1926 to target Harlem jazz clubs. The law was also used by Mayor Giuliani in […]
Archives for October 2017
Welcome to another Halloween edition of This One Goes to Eleven, where we’ll be more or less doing the same thing we do, week-in, week-out from January to January. But hey, if that’s what got you in the door today, that’s cool with me. Let the (sonic) terrors reign.
Brooklyn is always packed with things to do on Halloween, but this year it seems like there’s even more going on than usual. We’ve already told you about all the scary films you can see in Williamsburg, Greenpoint and Bushwick. We’re excited to see The Rocky Horror Picture Show at McCarren Park Pool on Saturday! Here are […]
Oh Market Hotel, we’ve missed you so! Welcome back. You can celebrate their grand re-opening November 1 with the always-entertaining So So Glos and LVL UP. Full schedule (thus far) below. 11/01 So So Glos, LVL UP, gobbinjr, DJ Samantha Urbani & DJ Carlitos (tix) 11/02 Tera Melos, Speedy Ortiz (tix) 11/11 The World Is a Beautiful Place […]
With Halloween just around the corner, there are lots of opportunities to see some great classic horror films in North Brooklyn. We told you about the The Brooklyn Horror Film Festival, which just ended. If you missed it, fear not, there are still plenty of scary films coming your way. At Videology in Williamsburg, there’s […]
All Photos by Malak Kdiry What started as a humble celebration of underground music has become one of the borough’s most successful electronic events. The Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival, better known as BEMF, reigns supreme when it comes to bringing rare, international talent to the hood. This year was no different, with hot names like […]
There’s so much going on this weekend, with Halloween drawing near. We’re looking forward to the 11th annual Greenpoint Gallery Night to kick off the festivities: We are pleased to announce the 11th edition of Greenpoint Gallery Night. Select neighborhood galleries and business that feature art will be participating on Friday, October 27th, from 6-9pm. […]
No shortage of killer stuff to go around this week—especially from a couple of noted locals—so I’ll keep the stage banter brief this week. Can I get a little more Trenchgrinder in the monitor, please?
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We rarely have nice things to say about Stephen Levin, but we are fully behind his bid to rename the Williamsburg Bridge: The campaign to name the Williamsburg Bridge for Jazz great Sonny Rollins has taken an important step. City Council member Stephen Levin of Brooklyn has introduced legislation to make the change… The legendary […]