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 […]
A new group exhibition, No Window Shopping, opens Thursday evening at The Yard. Featuring a variety of works on wood and canvas from BEAU, Sam Kirk, and URNY, Phase ii of No Window Shopping aims to highlight current events and local affairs including affordable housing, quality of life, normalizing relations with Cuba and the purpose […]
Do you work a 9-5 job and wish you could enjoy a leisured, weekday big breakkie? Don’t have time to wait two hours on Sunday morning for a table? Craving some avocado toast and a bloody mary? Lament no more, y’all!
Bye bye Bazaar. Sad news, y’all: no more Brooklyn Night Bazaar. They have until the end of the month at their 165 Banker location. In the realm of cool Brooklyn shit closing down, this one hits a little too close to home for me. Actually, it hits right next door. I live, literally, next door to […]
Welcome to the first installment of The Williamsburg Real Estate Shit Show! Here I’ll do my best to update y’all on the insanity that has griped our neighborhood’s real estate market… insider tips, write to apsmithnyc at gmail thanks! Studio B is for sale. Er, rather, the studio formerly known as Studio B? Back in 2006 […]
Right now, with no service on weeknights or weekends, the L train is running only 55% of the time… you need at least 65% on a test to get a D. But it’s not how little the train is running that concerns me. It’ll come back. It’ll come back more crowded than ever… ridiculously, absurdly, […]