Have you seen this sick bastard who stole a puppy in Bushwick?

The incident happened on Monday at Knickerbocker Laundry Station in Bushwick:

A man was caught on video stealing a 4-month-old puppy named Pippen from a locked room in a Bushwick laundromat Monday afternoon, police said. [Read more…]

Taculito pop-up serving tacos at Brooklyn Safehouse

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We already loved Greenpoint’s Brooklyn Safehouse, but now they’ve gotten even better. That’s because this under-the-radar bar now has TACOS on Fridays from 7pm-1am:

The tortillas are handmade on site (and it’s actually pretty cool to watch them smash them by hand), which gives each one a unique texture. All their ingredients are sourced with care, to be as close to a legit Mexico City taco as possible. The pair were inspired by the colorful and tiny taco stands that are ubiquitous there… [Read more…]

Alligator Lounge racially slandered by Trump supporters

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According to a local bartender at Williamsburg’s Alligator Lounge, a late night argument with patrons led to a racially-charged incident:

I am a bartender at the Alligator Lounge in Williamsburg. If you aren’t familiar its a dive bar that gives out free pizza with every drink. Our pizza chefs are Mexican. We stop serving pizza at 3:30 a.m. Last night around 3:40 one of our customers became very upset with the fact that we were no longer cooking pizza. For what its worth they already had several pizzas. Anyway they yelled at us and apparently were much more aggressive and disrespectful with our pizza cooks. They left shortly there after. [Read more…]

Bushwick’s Syndicated’s is doing a Wes Anderson retrospective this week

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Maybe Ivanka Trump, ugh, will show up. We know she’s a Royal Tenenbaum’s fan. Tonight, you can check out Bottle Rocket:

Anderson’s directorial debut Bottle Rocket, which stars Luke and Owen Wilson, screens Wednesday, August 10th, also at 6:00 p.m., 8:15 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. [Read more…]

Is Williamsburg’s Whole Foods a food court or a grocer?

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It’s beginning to sound more like the latter. In a press release issued yesterday, Whole Foods’ reps announced that there will be seven food vendors inside the market plus an Odd Fellows outpost where you can have dessert. The store is slotted to open July 26 on Bedford at at 238 Bedford Ave:

N4: Paying homage to Williamsburg’s storied roots, N4 is a restaurant and tap room offering an all-natural take on a traditional Jewish delicatessen. As an exclusive to Whole Foods Market Williamsburg, N4 has collaborated with Red Hook Winery for an exclusive array of wines on draft. Additionally, the venue’s entire craft cocktail list features only New York state local liquors. [Read more…]

Soho’s Cafe Maman now has an outpost in Greenpoint

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They’ve been open for a couple of weeks now and the space is beautiful:

French cafe and bakery Maman now offers its popular chocolate chip cookie and other baked goods in new locations in Greenpoint and on the Bowery. [Read more…]

The 2016 Giglio Festival begins this week

If you’ve never experienced the lifting of the ornate, 70-foot tower as it’s carried through the streets of Williamsburg, it is truly a sight to behold. Plus, everybody is welcome. Even hipsters:

A century-old religious festival in Williamsburg wants the skinny-jean set to join in the celebration. Organizers of the Giglio Italian Feast at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Williamsburg say that everyone is welcome to join festivities, which last July 6–17, and that even the most recent arrivals to the neighborhood can join the dancing and singing crowds. [Read more…]