You might know Rafael Espinal as the City Council Member from Brooklyn who repealed the “no dancing” Cabaret Law and established the Office of Nightlife. Maybe you’ve heard about his work to reduce the plastic pollution in our oceans and parks by banning plastic straws. Or maybe you’ve met him around Brooklyn, where he can […]
Crazy good records on tap this week, five weeks until spring, it’s dark and we’re wearing sunglasses. Let’s do this.
Since we last spoke, we all survived a day dedicated to a groundhog, another Pats Super Bowl win, and a false spring. In other words, you’ve earned a catharsis, and hopefully we here in the TOGTE Metal and Mental Wellness Department can help to provide it.
After a typically slow January, the ol’ metal skillet is starting to heat up with a fistful of new and notable releases. Lock on and dig in, because this is where the year truly begins.
We’re all pretty excited that the L Train shutdown has been cancelled, but that doesn’t mean Cuomo’s plan will be completely painless. Streetsblog has obtained an early draft of planned service changes. Keep in mind that this is a draft and MTA officials, in fact, were not happy that the blog published the memo. Still, […]
Another stacked Governors Ball lineup is here… and it’s awesome! The 9th annual installment of the independent, three-day music festival will feature a variety of hip-hop, rock, electronic and country acts. Names like Nas, Lil Wayne, Tyler the Creator and SZA will rep for the rap fans. French techno visionary Gesaffelstein ends a four-year hiatus with […]
Finally, after more than three weeks of nothing much to write about/too much shit to do, we are back with the first This One Goes to Eleven of 2019. If you’re a regular visitor, welcome back. If you’re new to the section, please make sure to fill out your waiver. You’re gonna need it.
We never got to see the epic explosion we were promised when the Kosciuszko Bridge was dismantled. This almost makes up for it. From NY Post: After spanning the Hudson River for six decades, a big chunk of the old Tappan Zee Bridge was toppled in a controlled blast Tuesday. The east anchor span dropped […]
New year, new you, new resolutions—like seeing more shows or broadening your musical horizons or just getting to Vitus once more time before, well, you know things go for independent venues in North Brooklyn these days. Are we on the right track? If so, FREEWilliamsburg and This One Goes to Eleven are psyched to announce […]
Clearly, the MTA, DOT and Cuomo are just trying to drive us insane. What’s more, there’s no meeting planned until the end of the month: Cuomo is calling on the MTA board to hold an emergency public meeting to hear the proposal and decide whether to pursue the plan, which would reduce a 15-month full […]