The popular foreign language courses previously known as Sam Teaches French have taken on a new name, location, and offerings, giving Williamsburg residents no excuse to brush up on or learn another language. FluentBrooklyn is located at the corner of Ainslie St. and Manhattan Ave., and teaches classes in French, Spanish, Italian, Arabic and German. […]
Happy Friday, everyone!
While many music fans were glued to their couches on Sunday night watching the coolest-in-a-long-time Grammy Awards broadcast, a sold-out crowd filled the Bowery Ballroom to see MINKS, Abe Vigoda, and primarily, Wild Nothing. L.A.’s Abe Vigoda hit the stage around 10pm, playing enthusiastically and graciously. Their live set demonstrated how the band’s sound has […]
The adorable children’s chorus at PS22 in Staten Island is at it again, this time with an awesome cover of “Round and Round,” from Ariel Pink’s Haunted Grafitti. The only missing element here might be more boys in sequins, dresses and sunglasses… but hey, it still works pretty well. Why weren’t our elementary school music […]
Style.com trotted around the neighborhood recently with British model/VJ/personality Alexa Chung, and produced a cutesy video in which she proclaims her love for Brooklyn and her perspective on the differences in culture and style between London, Manhattan and Brooklyn: Is he in MGMT? Isn’t he in MGMT? That’s the kind of shit that goes down […]
Watch this video from Australia’s Tame Impala and try to not feel sick – we dare you! The footage was filmed using weather balloons to launch a camera into space, in a single shot.
Fans of Antoine Dodson and Double Rainbow, prepare yourselves for awesomeness — Urlesque.com and Know Your Meme are throwing the 2nd annual HallowMeme party on Friday night at The Gutter. Beginning at 8pm, the back room space at the bar will get filled up with drink tickets, party people and internet-themed costumes. What’s an internet-themed […]
The old Supreme Trading space has taken on a new purpose this year, and Brooklyn Winery will be open on October 22 — so that New Yorkers can learn the winemaking process from grape to bottle. Brooklyn Winery’s packages range from $300 to participate with a “community barrel” (which comes out to 24 bottles of […]
CMJ should keep you busy this week, but one lucky reader should save space in their calendar for Thursday night. That’s because we’re giving away a pair of tickets to the Rare Finds party, presented by SPIN and Ray-Ban. Local Natives are headlining, and Titus Andronicus will also playing a set. It’s a private event, […]
Three years ago Williamsburg resident, anti-poverty advocate, friend to many of us, and all-around amazing guy Craig Murphey was killed by a truck while riding his bike in the neighborhood. In his life, Craig dedicated his time and career to the New York City Coalition Against Hunger — and in the spirit of keeping Craig’s memory […]