A friendly, public service announcement…. VACCINATE YOUR KIDS! Measles is a dangerous virus, for Christ’s sake: Educators at a Williamsburg yeshiva allowed a virulent measles outbreak to infect 21 new victims by letting an unvaccinated child attend class there, according to the city’s chief physician, who urged parents to inoculate their kids against the potentially […]
Remember Stuff Hipsters Hate — the hilarious Tumblr that became a book parodying hipsters in Brooklyn and beyond? Somehow 2008 seems like decades ago. The coauthor of the book, Andrea Bartz, just released a new book called The Lost Night partially inspired by the author’s time living in hipster ground zero McKibbin Lofts. It’s a murder mystery set in […]
It may be the dead of winter, but lots of great places are opening in the neighborhood. We told you about Killbar and Bagock. You can now add Hanon Udon to the list! this week’s opening of Hanon, on Union Avenue in Williamsburg and featuring more than 20 separate udon dishes on the menu, is […]
This is great news for beer nerds in North Brooklyn. We’re big fans of Other Half! Along with Singlecut, Finback, Grimm, LIC Beer Project and Root & Branch, their hoppy IPAs are among our favorites in the city. Other Half is plotting a 3,600-square-foot brewery inside 1 South First, a new mixed-use building under construction at […]
You might know Rafael Espinal as the City Council Member from Brooklyn who repealed the “no dancing” Cabaret Law and established the Office of Nightlife. Maybe you’ve heard about his work to reduce the plastic pollution in our oceans and parks by banning plastic straws. Or maybe you’ve met him around Brooklyn, where he can […]
No, you’re not crazy. This year, the annual event is running two full weeks, from February 18 – March 3. Participating restaurants below. There are lots of great deals and a few new places to try this year too, including a New England-style seafood restaurant called Thompson Brooke. Bon appétit! Los Tacos-Bar McOndo: Lunch $14 | Dinner $26 Ryujin: Dinner $25 […]
Meanwhile, at least four workers have been hospitalized since the odd smells were reported this week between the Lorimer and Graham Avenue stations. Commuters have reported feeling ill too on Twitter and elsewhere. If you haven’t heard, riders began reporting noxious oil fumes on Monday. Clearly riders are getting pretty frustrated and want answers. Many […]
If the MTA follows through on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new proposal to avert the long-dreaded L train shutdown, renters who signed leases in the affected area over the last year will be the biggest winners.
Seeking to create a flexible, affordable co-working solution, KettleSpace caters to New Yorkers ready to break out of the chaotic coffee shop without paying for the large price tag of big box co-working giants.
Shayz Lounge, the beloved bar with the corny name at 130 Franklin Street, has announced that it’s closing on January 20. It’s another victim of the insane gentrification that’s hit the neighborhood.