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 […]
Brooklyn is crowded as hell and only getting worse. Oh, you think it’s bad now? Here’s to 2016! Brooklyn is now officially the fastest growing apartment submarket in the country, according to Forbes. Last year, 969 new apartment units came to market. And this year Brooklyn will gain an unfathomable 6,073 apartments. And demand is […]
Ok, so everyone’s favorite embodiment of doom in Greenpoint, the mega-project Greenpoint Landing is getting two more massive “high-rise” buildings for “luxury residential rentals.” 30 and 40 stories each, these towers are terrible, just the worst. These towers will steal your girlfriend. They’ll do all your drugs and ask to borrow five bucks. They’ll throw […]
The ADAPT Conference continues today across three venues of The Yard: Space to Work. All of today’s events are free with RSVP and feature some of NYC’s best minds around the ADAPT acronym of Art, Design, Adventure, Passion, and Technology including two opening receptions for art exhibitions at The Yard’s Lower East Side and Brooklyn […]