Going to art openings is a lot of fun, and a great way to get to know and hang out with the local and visiting artists that are part of what makes north Brooklyn the kind of place we like to call home. I support independent, original art, and I wish I had the money […]
An ex-lead singer of epic New York thrash metal band Anthrax is suing his former band-mates and the band’s accounting firm according to the Manhattan Federal Court. Dan Nelson, who joined the band in December of 2007 is suing drummer Charlie Benante, bassist Frank Bello and guitarist Scott Ian along with Berdon LLP for $2.65 […]
At the Occupy Wall Street Protest it’s a bit crowded, cold, and the distinct smell of the unwashed is as bold as the political fervor. There are those who see the protests as a popular movement against institutions and corruption. Others criticize the movement for lacking focus or goals, but those there last night were […]
On the heels of ‘Bizness’ comes the latest video from tUnE-yArDs 2011 release, w h o k i l l, ‘Gangsta‘. It was directed by Merrill Garbus herself. Definitely a different style than their last release, but still worth a look. Check it out!
Try to stay cool, and rock out to this awesome Sesame Street-Beastie Boys mashup via Gizmodo. Sesame Street breaks it down from Wonderful Creative on Vimeo.
Police arrested two men attempting to climb the Williamsburg Bridge for a photo shoot reports the Daily News. Everybody loves the view from the bridge but James Stafford of Connecticut, and Brice Farrell of Maryland wanted to find that perfect spot for their snap shots. Around 3 a.m. NYPD Aviation Unit officers spotted the urban […]
Now that you know how to properly ride a bike without getting a ticket, disregard that and get naked. Okay, wear a helmet, and body paint if you’d like, and join the third annual 2011 World Naked Bike Ride NYC this Saturday. By the way, it’s legal to be topless in NYC! Lose those hot […]
In another bit of culture clash, members of Williamsburg’s Hasidic Jewish community are posting fliers around Southside reminding women not to show too much skin this summer. Following a decree from the Central Rabbinical Congress, known for enforcing strict dress codes, the Yiddish language signs instruct orthodox Jewish women to refrain from wearing tank tops, […]
On Friday June 10 at 8:15pm Andrew Bird will play the Celebrate Brooklyn! Opening Night Concert. Since 1979 Celebrate Brooklyn! has provided outdoor performing arts festivals in Prospect Park. The festival offers music, film, spoken word/theater, dance, and more. The best part is all Celebrate Brooklyn! performances are free! Obviously they couldn’t do it alone, […]
Dissident artist Ai Weiwei was not in attendance for the opening of his Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads sculpture unveiled today outside Central Park, across from the Plaza Hotel at Grand Army Plaza 5th Avenue and 60th Street. As an outspoken human rights advocate, and critic of the Chinese Communist Party Mr. Ai made enemies in […]