Citibike is expanding to North Williamsburg and Greenpoint

citibikeThe last I heard Citibike was struggling to stay alive, but now thanks to a group of new investors the program is flushed with cash. From [Read more...]

Colin Meloy will be busking in Williamsburg at 11:30AM

colinIf you are in the Williamsburg area you might want to head over to Bedford and North 7th to see The Decemberists’ Colin Meloy:

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Hopefully he doesn’t get arrested by the NYPD.

- @joshmorrissey

The Gutter plans to reopen today

gutterAfter shutting down last night as a precaution due to Ebola, Williamsburg bowling alley/bar The Gutter plans to reopen today. From a statement on their Facebook page:

We voluntarily decided to close The Gutter yesterday evening as a precautionary measure while we gathered more information. We are working with the NYC Health Department to have the bar cleaned and sanitized under their supervision and expect to be open sometime today after that is completed. Doctors advising the Health Department have told us that our staff and customers were at no risk.

- @joshmorrissey

UPDATE: A man who has Ebola went bowling in Williamsburg last night

Pic via James Spencer's Facebook

Pic via Craig Spencer’s Facebook

33-year-old Craig Spencer recently returned from his Doctors Without Borders trip in Africa and now [Read more...]

Starbucks had their Williamsburg liquor license denied again

starbucksbeerCommunity Board 1 in Williamsburg had their final vote last night regarding Starbucks’ request for a liquor license for the forthcoming North 7th location. I talked to [Read more...]

Williamsburg busker gets arrested even after NYPD officer reads law permitting the performance

musicThis weekend musician Andrew Kalleen was arrested by the NYPD for while performing at the Lorimer/Metropolitan subway stop. In the below video the NYPD officer is clearly heard reading the law that allows for this type of performance but that appears to [Read more...]

Glasslands is officially closing at the end of the year

glasslandsWell my morning is ruined. Glasslands Gallery is officially closing at the end of the year. From [Read more...]

Thief robs Williamsburg apartment of its valuables and its dignity

hopeA woman returned to her apartment on Hope and Havermeyer last weekend to discover almost $3,00 worth of goods missing including her HP laptop and a pair of Tommy Hilfiger glasses. The thief, perhaps displeased that he robbed an apartment in Williamsburg and didn’t even get a Macbook or a pair of Ray-Bans decided to pay her back with #2 worth of goods in her bathroom. From [Read more...]