Loosie Rouge bar & restaurant is now open in the former home of Williamsburg’s Fatty ‘Cue


Eater has the scoop:

A new bar with New Orleans leanings called Loosie Rouge opened quietly at the beginning of the month in the old Fatty ‘Cue space in Williamsburg. Drinks are variations on classics like a sazerac, a French 75, and a vieux carre, and most are served on tap. [Read more...]

Santa Salsa – Venezuelan street food at Williamsburg’s Over the Eight bar


We’re not sure when Santa Salsa opened shop inside Over the Eight, but we can’t wait to pay them a visit. Gothamist was pleased:

Especially of note, their Perro Con Todo ($4), a Kosher beef hot dog topped with onions, cabbage, cheddar cheese, ketchup, mustard, their house Santa Salsa (a sweet corn salsa) and, of course, potato chips. [Read more...]

Jezebel Managing Editor punched in the face in Williamsburg by woman with ‘bad dye job’

Well this sucks….

Jezebel managing editor Erin Gloria Ryan, 31, who lives in Williamsburg, was walking on North Sixth Street near Berry Street on Friday around 10:40 p.m. when a woman walked up and punched her in the forehead without saying a word, Ryan and police said. The punch was enough to snap Ryan’s neck back, causing swelling above her left eye and requiring an ambulance trip to Bellevue Hospital, she and police said… [Read more...]

Beerded Ladies night at Threes Brewing to celebrate women in the beer industry


It’s this Thursday in Gowanus at Threes Brewing:

Although not gender exclusive, Beerded Ladies throws events celebrating the many women in the beer industry. Since BL’s conception in 2013, the ladies have been hosting female-centric brew bashes all over NYC. On Thursday, April 30th, they’ll be hosting a mouthwatering event called Ladies Pint Night hosted by Threes Brewing in Gowanus. [Read more...]

Our favorite, drunk frat bro, Mac Demarco, announces new EP with another goofy video

As usual, we’re looking forward to this one!

A week and a half ago, I watched as the unreformed Canadian goof Mac DeMarco drew an impressive crowd at Coachella. [Read more...]

You can’t watch Game of Thrones at Videology anymore


Not sure why HBO has singled out Videology, but you’re going to have to find a new place to watch naked redheads get torn apart by wolves:

HBO has sent a letter to Williamsburg bar Videology telling them not to show Game of Thrones episodes on Sunday nights. “They said that it’s not allowed to be shown in a public setting,” says the bar’s co-owner, James Leet. It’s the first time the bar has been asked not to screen a particular show… [Read more...]

This weekend: Brooklyn Zine Fest comes to Brooklyn Heights


Stranger Than Bushwick, Jeremy Nguyen

We’re excited about this event which will feature over 150 zine artists including local favorites like Stranger Than Bushwick:

Brooklyn Zine Fest 2015 will be held on Saturday, April 25th & Sunday, April 26th, 2015 (from 11am to 6pm both days) at Brooklyn Historical Society in Brooklyn Heights. [Read more...]

Teddy’s reopens with a new menu


That was quick. We stopped by and, thankfully, Teddy’s looks pretty much the same. We’d hate to have seen this Northside institution morph into something more trendy, though it was definitely time to improve upon the food. [Read more...]