Rangoon NoodleLab brings Myanmar cuisine to the Jefferson stop in Bushwick

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The restaurant is a pop-up, open on Wednesdays, inside the wine bar Bodega Wine Bar with Burmese comfort food:

These noodles can take the form of stir-fries, soups, or cold summer salads, with some dishes toggling between those modalities. Individual recipes vary from week to week, so that one Wednesday if you order beef shan noodle —attributed to a state in eastern Myanmar bordering China— it may be a heap of slippery and pungently oily rice linguine shot with beef nuggets, shredded omelet, crunchy peanuts, and cilantro, tasting powerfully of fish sauce and secondarily of tomato. Another week, the sauce might be thicker and more tomatoey, with a heap of ground beef almost like an Italian ragu. Either way, the noodles are memorably tasty. [Read more...]

Tonight: Dinosaur Jr. Surprise Show with Screaming Females at House of Vans

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We were seriously mourning the end of 2016′s House of Vans concert series. Thankfully, they just announced a surprise show TONIGHT with Dinosaur Jr. and Screaming Females. RSVP is still available here.

The inevitable Pokemon GO bar crawl is coming to Greenpoint

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That said, here’s the list of places to avoid on July 23:

Local gamer Jeff Ramos is organizing the event via Facebook… Within 24 hours of Ramos posting the event, nearly 150 people had signed up. Another 700 or so had indicated they were interested. [Read more...]

This weekend: Out In The Streets Fest with So So Glos, Beverly, Frankie Rose, and more

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The party hits Bushwick this weekend at the Onderdonk House. From Gothamist:

Enjoy a host of bands, great food, and beer at the two-day Out In The Streets Fest, which will take over the stately grounds of Ridgewood/Bushwick’s Onderdonk House with multiple live stages. Local legends So So Glos are topping the bill, along with Frankie Rose, Potty Mouth, Beverly and more. The artisan-style Ridgewood Market will be at the festival, too, giving you plenty of morning shopping options before the music kicks off each day.

Full line-up below: [Read more...]

Saturday: go camping in Bushwick Inlet Park for a sleep-in protest

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As we mentioned a few weeks ago, Norm Brodsky recently rejected the city’s measly $100 million offer for Bushwick Inlet Park. Days are numbered to make a deal, so this weekend bring your tent and join the protest.

This Saturday July 9th at 7pm, join Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams, Open Space Alliance for North Brooklyn and Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park at Bushwick Inlet Park (1 N12th St @ Kent Ave ) for a Sleep-in Protest Teach-in. [Read more...]

Acheron has just three more shows this weekend

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As mentioned before, Bushwick’s beloved club Acheron is closing after Saturday. They have a show tonight and two tomorrow, before saying goodbye:

Bushwick music venue The Acheron is closing as a music venue after just three more shows. Get there before it’s too late! All three still on sale:

1 – FRIDAY NIGHT: Aspects of War, Warthog, Indignation, Porvenir Oscuro (Benefit for L-Bug and Family) [Read more...]

Taqueria Santa Fe brings Mexico City-style tacos to Bushwick

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Taqueria Santa Fe, credit Bushwick Daily.

Taqueria Santa Fe just opened at 214 Stanhope Street in Bushwick, between Knickerbocker Ave & Irving Ave. Bushwick Daily paid them a visit and called it “taco paradise.” They’re open daily 11:00 am - 10:00 pm:

Héctor Márquez, former head chef of both 983 Bushwick’s Living Room and its predecessor Life Cafe, has a new gig: he’s the head chef at Taqueria Santa Fe, a Mexican restaurant with three different locations in Woodside, Sunnyside, and now, Bushwick (located at 214 Stanhope Street). [Read more...]

UberEATS debuts in Greenpoint and Williamsburg today!

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And the delivery options just got a lot better! Hopefully, Bushwick will be included soon too.

Unsurprisingly, the entire borough won’t have access to the service just yet; the company has focused on Greenpoint and Williamsburg for its initial run. Those familiar to the area’s delivery options will see familiar faces—BrisketTown, Chinese Club, Delilah’s Steaks, No 7 Sub, Rosamunde—but there are some restaurants partnering exclusively (for now) with Uber. Among them: Cassette, JUS by Julie, MID | NIGHTS, Rider, Sweethaus, Moe’s Doughs Donut Shop and vegan delights Dun-Well Doughnuts.

The shtick at UberEATS is a flat $2.99 per restaurant—similar services that deliver from previously dine-in only spots can vary from $2.99 to $5.99 and beyond—and the company says there’s no need to tip drivers (though maybe you should?). Prices from restaurants appear to be the same through Uber as they would be ordering directly from the restaurant—so long as you don’t keep your driver waiting while you scramble to put on pants to answer the door.

Check out the full restaurant list below: [Read more...]