In more real estate news, Cayuga Capital, the management company of several neighborhood residential buildings, including 44 Berry Street, acquired permits to begin transforming the former St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church into 99 rental apartments and a parking lot. The company purchased the property in 2012, and was originally denied permission to build. The church originally opened in […]
From Vice: Eddie goes to White Brooklyn for a look at the new (Momo Sushi), the new new (Bushwick Food Co-op), and the old (Peter Luger’s) for a wine-laden meal with the Tony Stark of VICE—Shane Smith—to talk about the changing face of Brooklyn.
Well this blows: Everyone’s favorite overpacked monster’s back to her old tricks, because starting at 11:30 tonight there’s no L service between Myrtle-Wyckoff Ave station in Brooklyn and 8th Ave in Manhattan, through Monday. “Track tie renewal north of 3 Ave” is the stated reason. Along with the loss of the L—service will be augmented […]
The wait is almost over. They’ve been promising concerts since 2012, and we’ll finally get some in March at Bushwick’s The Wick — a 4,000-square-foot beer hall and concert space: 3/27 Keiji Haino 4/5 Unsound Festival at The Bunker w/ Porter Ricks, Vladislav Delay, Miles of Demdike Stare + more 4/17 & 4/20 New York’s […]
We’re looking forward to this new pork palace coming soon to Bushwick. (Or is it East Williamsburg?) Tyson Ho, the Flushing-bred, North-Carolina-trained pit master, has confirmed that he’ll be setting up a beer and barbecue hall at 173 Morgan Avenue to open this summer. The restaurant is meant to emulate the experience of a communal […]
Well this is good news: After two successful years spent as a pop-up restaurant and Smorgasburg vendor, Bunna Cafe is finally getting more permanent digs: a brick-and-mortar restaurant at 1084 Flushing Avenue. While Ethiopian food is far from a novel concept, Bunna Cafe will serve a completely vegan menu, the first of its kind in […]
We’re happy to report that Bushwick has a city councilman who’s willing to fight the endless construction of “luxury” high rises: “I intend on implementing the rezoning as a means to preserve the character of the neighborhood,” said Reynoso. Reynoso said he believes special, low-zoned areas could help keep the neighborhood from suffering from the […]
This looks like a great addition to the ever-expanding Bushwick culinary scene. They just opened on the Morgan L stop: The eatery is the pet project of Jesse Levitt and Aimee Arcuiolo, veterans of fellow Bushwick spot Kings County Bar; it’s modeled, as required by law, in the style of a turn-of-the-century speakeasy, a nod […]
House of Yes closed unexpectedly in 2013, but the good news is they’re coming back, this time in Bushwick: Creative directors Anya Sapozhnikova, Kae Burke and Elena Delgado have teamed up with restaurateurs and bar owners, Ilan Telmont and Justin Ahiyon to take the House of Yes you know and love to the next level. […]
Now that we know the where to find the Williamsburg of other cities, where is Brooklyn’s new Williamsburg? Some say Bushwick. Some say Bed-Stuy. Others say Ridgewood. Curbed went to Crown Heights to talk to some of the locals there, some of whom claim that Crown Heights is actually the new Williamsburg.