Governors Ball announces 2017 lineup

govballGovernors Ball has announced their 2017 lineup for this year’s festival taking place on Randall’s Island June 2nd-4th. Their After Dark concert series will also be returning (announced at a later date). From Gov Ball:

Featuring performances from Tool (the band’s first NYC performance in 11 years will be a full-length set with complete tour production), Chance The Rapper, Phoenix, Childish Gambino (a rare live performance for the artist in 2017), Lorde, Flume, Wu-Tang Clan, Logic, Wiz Khalifa, Beach House, Air, The Avalanches, The Head And The Heart, Tove Lo, and many more, Governors Ball will play host to 65+ artists throughout the weekend.

Tickets are available this Friday at noon right here.

Brooklyn’s youngest shrink offers advice at the Bedford Ave L train platform

Photo via Helayne Seidman/NY Post

Photo via Helayne Seidman/NY Post


On Sundays from 12-2pm, 11-year-old Ciro Ortiz can be found offering “emotional advice” for a $2 charge on the Bedford Ave L train platform. The [Read more…]

Yes! NYC has purchased the final piece of Bushwick Inlet Park

parkIt’s nice to get some good news every once in a while! After many years of negotiating with the owner of the land designated for Bushwick Inlet Park, the city has finally purchased the final piece for $160 million dollars. From [Read more…]

Williamsburg bar Over the Eight is closing

overtheeightOver the Eight on Union ave is closing down at the end of 2016. The location formerly housed dance parties as Royal Oak and a more upscale dining experience as The Bellwether. The owners released a statement on their facebook page:
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Local officials ask Mayor de Blasio to consider gondola plan

Photo via eastriverskyway.com

Photo via eastriverskyway.com

An idea to build a gondola to help with the impending L train shutdown is gaining some momentum. From [Read more…]

Yes the NY Times did a piece on fashion at the Williamsburg Whole Foods

wholefoodsThere has been many a moment over the last few years where we thought that we had truly reached peak Williamsburg. However, The NY Times doing a fashion piece on what people are wearing to the Williamsburg Whole Foods proves that there’s always a little bit farther we can go. Some of the professions of the people profiled in the piece shockingly include: photographer, model, art handler, DJ and Reiki practitioner. You can see the piece right here. I can’t knock it too much though as it gave us one incredible photo. I think we can universally agree that this man (posing at the #1 most Instagrammed spot in Brooklyn) is fantastic and should be the face of La Croix: [Read more…]

Trash Bar is becoming a boxing gym

Via Overthrow on Facebook

Via Overthrow on Facebook

The former location of beloved Williamsburg dive Trash Bar is becoming [Read more…]

Former VICE writer arrested for stealing coffee from a Union Avenue grocery

Photo via YELP

Photo via YELP

A writer who has contributed to the [Read more…]