Free Williamsburg contributor (and local Deadhead), Andy P. Smith offers us his picks and recommendations for local, Brooklyn events to check out this weekend. This is Yr Weekend Starts Now! See ya there!
The Relix Live Music Conference is billed as “a conference for professionals in the live music industry, designed to shed light on the fast-paced and ever-changing live music business.” For one day only, on Wednesday May 10th, a full line-up of panels and discussions will take place at Brooklyn Bowl, including a presentation on Technology […]
My personal interactions and friendship with Leonora was limited to brief chats on Bedford Avenue as she made her rounds through the neighborhood, although I truly cherished those conversations. Sitting on a bench among the quickly changing storefronts of Williamsburg, Leonora Russo always helped me feel rooted and connected to the neighborhood, despite sometimes feeling […]
This year’s Comic Arts Brooklyn festival, presented by Desert Island, brought together the best comic artists in the world with the best locals-only vibe you could ever ask for. Sure, there were a ton of awesome comics, and prints, and shirts, and patches and buttons and all sorts of special happenings and mingles. And I’m […]
It’s hard to deny the recent surge in clinical and educational interest in psychedelics. With shows like Hamilton’s Pharmacopeia, conferences like Psychedelic Science in California, and local groups like The Psychedelic Society of Brooklyn, the study and research of the benefits (and risks) of psychedelics has grown leaps and bounds in recent years.
Last month the guys at BK Buttons released their first Brooklyn street sign pin, Greenpoint Avenue, and today they announced that anyone ordering a button can swing by the Pencil Factory Thursday evening to pick up their order: For those of you working/living in Greenpoint, we will be hosting a “pin pick-up” at the Pencil […]
Dobbin St is a new tailored event space and wedding venue just steps away from McCarren Park, and next Tuesday they’re hosting an open house for the local community. Partnered with Wedding Crashers, Brooklyn’s wedding fair and event series, this open house event will include preferred vendors Magnolia Bakery, Silkstone Catering, Il Buco Vita, Jove Meyer Events, Designs by Ahn, Scratch DJ Academy, […]
This Saturday, June 11th, Open House New York hosts Field Guide: North Brooklyn, a self-guided walking tour of individual sites offering tours, talks, and demonstrations.
This weekend The Aerie Collective premiers in New York City with the first of two events at The Wythe hotel. “We want to treat our guests to an experience,” says The Aerie Collective co-founder Laura Sniderman. “One which leaves them convinced that their everyday can be beautiful, inspired and healthy.” Together with co-founders and twin […]
Continuing a rotating series of exhibitions, The Yard presents “New Paintings” by Rachel Ritchford. “It was odd, she thought, how if one was alone, one leant to inanimate things; trees, streams, flowers; felt they expressed one; felt they became one; felt they knew one, in a sense were one; felt an irrational tenderness thus (she […]