The folks at 3rd Ward reached out to offer FREEwilliamsburg readers a little deal: sign up for a 12-month membership, and they’ll cover your first two free! As they tell it, a membership will get you access to a wealth of creative facilities, including “a fully-loaded media lab, photo studios, a 10,000 sf wood/metal shop, […]
Opened up this morning in a Austin, Texas Clarion (by Choice Hotels) Hotel. Thought it’d be a good time for the bad things/good things, a day before Austin City Limits kicks things off. 1. Good: Hotel was booked solid, the desk clerk said, but my girlfriend and I locked down a room on the inside […]
I’ve always dreamt I’d one day stumble upon a cash-spewing ATM with nobody else in sight. Saturday night, that almost happened, but after speaking to the bouncer at Night of Joy, it turned out I’d missed the boat by a few days. This puppy was emptied late last week after being out of commission for […]
Gizmodo’s Joel Johnson looks in the mirror and reflects on his two inner selves — the geek, and the hipster. Geeks are—by most definitions—obsessive. Sure, there are garden-variety geeks who are interested in computers, videogames, and science fiction, but we’ve generally come to accept that people can geek out on just about anything: sewing machines; […]
Saw this truck pulling up Metropolitan Ave. this morning, clearly on the verge of either exploding or just breaking down. The Goods Truck’s burgers are tastin’ extra smokey this morning!
Spotted on the west-bound L train Lorimer St. platform.
DoTank: Brooklyn is bringing NYC’s First Nuit Blanche (what’s that mean?) to life next Saturday. Starting at 8pm, on October 2nd, Greenpoint sounds like it shall be illuminated into a most beautiful festival of light and projection art. From the press release (pdf): On October 2, from sunset to dawn, the streets of Greenpoint, Brooklyn […]
James Bradley has placed his Sound Fix record store up for sale — on Craigslist — for an asking price of $250,000. He tells the Village Voice he’s just “testing the waters,” noting working two jobs is starting to take a toll. While everyone’s always chattering on and on about the death of retail records, […]
“The building is not falling down and poses no danger.” – a quote given by motorino’s pr representative to Gothamist, after it was alleged that the neighborhood’s popular little pizza joint was tipping over.
Swing by Monster Island (210 Kent) this Saturday for its 3rd annual Arts & Music Festival Block Party. Starting at 3pm, there’s music, BBQ by Mollusk Surf Shop, art by Live with Animals & Secret Project Robot, and something about a carnival installation. Goes ’til 11.