“Americans are so over Hipsters” declared a new poll out today from top political firm Public Policy Polling. The firm, which normally conducts research for clients such as the Democratic Governor’s Association and a slew of federal and state elected officials, found that only 16% of Americans have a positive opinion of hipsters, 42% of […]
Statistically, at least according to an informal survey of bar patrons I conducted last weekend, Williamsburg and Bushwick are home to more musicians than most other parts of the city. Which should mean that all of us are more than familiar with the tired trope of the struggling musician who’s just waiting to be signed: […]
Last year we told you: no one in Brooklyn rocks harder than The Naked Heroes. This year we’re telling you again: These guys are fucking amazing. Not only do they have an ass-kicking new record, Demon the Whiskey Down, out now, they’ve been turned into a fucking comic. By Benjamin Marra. Of Vice Magazine. You […]
And marching, and chanting, and actually making some pretty goddamn good points about the economy. Check out the information on the Adbusters/Anonymous Occupy Wall Street Protest, watch their livestream, buy them pizza, or read the interviews with the protesters over at the Awl.
Because the one above was just chilling out on Marcy and Hope last night. Can someone let the owner of this vehicle know that I would like to marry them please? Thanks. Photo by Oriana Leckert of Brooklyn Spaces.
You know how there was that one time? That your friend dragged you to that random warehouse party you’re pretty sure was somewhere in Bushwick but can’t be positive because your recollection of how you got there or how you left is kind of hazy? But all you know is that when you were there […]
Bring your bucks and your biceps over to Roberta’s backyard this weekend for the Second Flex: Ladies Arm Wrestling competition. Eight decked-out lady wrestlers will compete in a round-robin style tournament to see who’s the strongest, and who plays the dirtiest. Outrageous costumes and betting? They’re strongly encouraged. Even better? The event is free, and […]
How did you survive Irene? Gorge yourself on canned goods? Swim in a bathtub of Poland Spring? Me? I evacuated, only to lose power in that apartment while my apartment stayed fine.
Did you hear? The Brooklyn Paper and L Magazine are reporting that Brooklyn’s beaches are full of raw sewage. That’s right, as you can see below, the National Resources Defense Council is reporting that between 4% and 9% of the times water from Coney Island beaches was sampled, the levels of bacteria exceeded the state […]
Listen all you godless heathens, your gig is up. Reverand Gage Jung, has gone and set up a church for you. A hip church. Where they hand out Hipster Church wristbands on the street, read the bible on their iphones, and mingle while listening to Arcade Fire and MGMT. This church is in a Sheraton […]