I’ve been to a screening before with BFC, and not only were the videos great, the bands that played after were surprisingly good. ON THE STREETS: a series of short films, drinks, and dancing brought to you by the BROOKLYN FILMMAKERS COLLECTIVE Join the Brooklyn Filmmakers Collective crew on Friday, April 29 at the Brooklyn […]
by Tim Hetherington, World Press Photo of the Year in 2007. Tim Hetherington, a former Williamsburg resident (in the photographer building off Kent, appropriately), was killed in Libya today. Hetherington was nominated for an Oscar for Restrepo, a documentary he helped film over a year with the Second Platoon in Afghanistan.
Big campaign going on for the street vendors, kiddos. Street vendors as it stands end up paying up to $1,000 dollars for infractions like not displaying their license during set up, being too far from the curbs, potentially just inches, and the like. A parking ticket from the city for “parking at an angle to […]
Secret-ish food markets are back (with the never-talk-to-the-New-York-Times lesson learned from the Greenpoint Food Market forgotten). So, of course we have our very own. And obviously its going to be vegan. From the release, these are some of the goods: Puffy glazed doughnuts from Dun-Well Doughnuts! The Regal Vegan’s top notch Faux Gras! (gluten-free too!) […]
The 7th year anniversary of the Bikram Yoga Williamsburg is this Saturday, and as per usual, they are celebrating with a day of free yoga, massages, yoga tea and other treats. This year they are also celebrating their newly opened sister space, Jivan Yoga Center. They took over Zach Galifaknis old apartment (ha!) above the […]
A kickstarter for citrus cocktail bitters made right here in the ‘burg. Maybe he’ll personally deliver in the neighborhood in time for summer cocktails?
Gnocchi del 29 is a culinary and art event around the 29th of each month to build community and celebrate abundance and prosperity, partially by eating a shitload of homemade gnocchi made by the host, Patricia Buraschi. The coming March Gnocchi del 29 is a collaboration with the Goddamn Cobras and featuring photographs by their […]
What did you do last summer? Write, shoot and produce your own Western in California? No? Not even a little? That’s too bad. Apparently, my friends at the Brooklyn creative collective Goddamn Cobras had something better to do than get drinks from the Turkey’s Nest and then lounge in the park. They shot a short […]
Obviously, there are some bigots in Williamsburg. Meet Barie Shortell. Barie was walking down N4th last month when a group of teenagers started with some anti-gay slurs before jumping him. Ten hours of surgery and three metal plates later, Barie has up to 100,000 dollars in hospital bills. Have any info? Call 646.610.5267 for the […]
As obnoxious as N+1’s was with the all out twitter campaign for their “What Was The Hipster” book, the essay “Hasids vs Hipsters” is pretty great. Adds some more analysis than the last New York piece and very timely with the Prospect Park West bike lane drama. It’s only going to get worse with better […]