Have we awoken from our turkey coma yet? If the tryptophan didn’t take you out of commission, then last week’s heavy party schedule surely did. Thanksgiving has become one of the City’s greatest reasons to turn up, and for most of us, it’s just the beginning. Holiday season is here folks! In between a packed […]
Archives for November 2017
It’s that time of year again when we all get stressed out about what to buy our loved ones. Thankfully, there are several markets and pop-ups coming your way to help make the season a little bit brighter (and hopefully less stressful). First off, two markets are coming to the Brooklyn Bazaar. On December 2 […]
Speakeasy’s and micro-spaces are big in North Brooklyn right now. Secret Dungeon is the latest — a hard-to-find micro-gallery inside a storage bin in industrial East Williamsburg. Secret Dungeon is the brainchild of 11 artists whose mission, according to member and photographer Greg Gentert, is to present “exceptional programming in an unexceptional space.”… Cardboard arrows […]
Here’s your chance to tell Washington that ending Net Neutrality is anti-competitive, will infringe on free speech, and will result in price gauging. Internet users outraged by top Verizon lawyer turned FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s plan to gut net neutrality are planning to protest at Verizon retail stores across the country on Thursday, December 7th, […]
We told you about the surprisingly short lifespan of Littleneck Grand, which has shuttered. Add two more spots to the list. Peter’s Since 1969 closed last month unexpectedly (at least to us.) It was a staple when we wanted a quick bite: A distinctive addition to Bedford Avenue’s thicket of middling Asian restaurants, Peter’s was once […]
Now that winter is approaching, new openings have slowed down a bit in North Brooklyn. Defying the trend, Pheasant opened last week just off the Graham Avenue stop. We haven’t tried it yet, but it looks promising: Pheasant, a new Coastal-Mediterranean restaurant located at 445 Graham Avenue in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn officially opens its doors […]
The touring exhibit broke attendance records when it came to Victoria and Albert Museum in London, so it’s not a bad idea to get tickets well in advance: David Bowie is presents approximately 400 objects drawn primarily from the David Bowie Archive, including the artist’s original costumes, handwritten lyric sheets from famous songs, original album […]
Your Thanksgiving travel playlist—presumably enough to get you to familial hell and back—starts here. Dig in, huddled metal masses.
The New Yorker published a revealing piece on the Gothamist and DNAinfo shutdown. They reinforce what’s abundantly obvious — that Joe Ricketts is an asshole — but the article also reveals how Gothamist founders Jake Dobkin and Jen Chung played along with Ricketts’ anti-union tactics: Chung stood in front of the newsroom and delivered a […]
In 2017 Japan was named #2 in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel. This means there is no better time to visit Japan than right now.