From the “this is why we can’t have nice things in Greenpoint” file. Eat, the Meserole Ave joint that is most famous for the concept of silent Sunday dinners is, for one night only (we hope) adding what eating in utter quiet has always missed: YOGA. On Monday, December 16, Eat in Greenpoint will host a special dinner for […]
One of the best things about Rough Trade opening in our fair city was the healthy import stock of Morrissey’s epically gushy, sublimely written new Autobiography. Previously only available in the UK, the much-ballyhooed (and, in our opinion, for good reason) tome chronicles Moz’s childhood, entry into music, the formation of the Smiths and his solo […]
From the “oh, this is absolutely necessary” file: A pack of local adventurers is planning to give Art Basel a taste of the Bushwick art scene with a pop-up rave this week — complete with “lots of trash on the floor,” organizers said. In Bushwick Gone Basel,dozens of Brooklyn performers are packing up their art, instruments and party […]
Lewis Valleau, 1/3 of Brooklyn-based performance-art “witch-step” musical trio WOLVVES (who just released their debut EP), celebrated his birthday at the opening of the McCarren Park ice skating rink, and lo and behold the NY Times Style Section was on it. Lewis Valleau, 19, Lefferts Gardens. What brings you out today? Well, it’s my 19th […]
As pointed out by Jeremiah’s Vanishing New York just now, 5 Pointz has reportedly been white-washed over night, under police supervision. The photo above is from Instagram, larger and more depressing here. We knew it was coming, but it still sucks.
We’ve been fans of the music of NY’s Josh Strawn and Zohra Atash since their time in the goth-folk band Religious to Damn, but it’s their new project, Azar Swan, that really has us infatuated. Their debut record Dance Before the War, out digitally this week on Handmade Birds, nestles nicely in the crook of that […]