Given all the displacement happening in New York’s most rapidly gentrifying neighborhood, you’d think developers and the PR companies would show a little more tact: Here in bohemian Bushwick, Brooklyn, you’ll find a group of like-minded settlers, mixing the customs of their original homeland with those of one of NYC’s most historic neighborhoods to create […]
While the rest of the world slogs through post-holiday depression and mourns beside the final embers of summer, metal nerds the universe over have joined in celebration of one of the biggest release days of the year, knowing damn well that as long we can still wear black after Labor Day, everything will be just […]
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Interactive art collectives Something Different and We Are Raw Process throw a mini-festival and art party at Lot 45 this Saturday at 6 p.m., with live acts from Mattie Safer (formerly The Rapture), Wild Torus, and DJs Max August, Mykola Smith, Fenbred, Chakana and more. Festivities include live canvas and body painting, interactive projection art, […]
In fact, median home value increased by a staggering 30% in the last year. To be precise, Crain’s has the numbers: June 2013: $427, 200 June 2014: 560,500 a change of 31.2% in median home value We guess this explains why Zosia Mamet spent over a million on the pink monstrosity pictured above.
I’ve been waiting for this party all summer. BangOn! NYC is back with Short Shorts3: From Dusk Til Dawn, taking place at a secret Brooklyn Venue next Saturday, August 16th. The party will rage from 6 PM – 6 AM and feature live DJs, a silent disco, an open pit BBQ, slip n’ slide, pancakes […]
Because drunk, slobbering, college-aged PDA and scrambled eggs go hand-in-hand. And just like that Bushwick became a little bit dumber: East Williamsburg and Bushwick locals will soon have a place to play Spin the Bottle — all day and all night. Amancay’s Diner, a 24-hour restaurant and music venue, is set to open at 2 […]
We’ve just gotten used to Jefftown. Please don’t start calling the neighborhood on the border of Bushwick Brooklyn and Ridgewood Queens “Quooklyn.” The Awl has some alternatives that we MUCH prefer: 1. Woodbush 2. Ridgewood 3. Bushwood 4. “Well my mailing address is Queens but I feel like I live in Brooklyn.” 5. Bushridge 6. […]
Sure, Montana’s Trail House feels a bit like a theme restaurant, but is it really “morally insidious?” Joshua David Stein over at the New York Observer thinks so. He gave the restaurant zero stars and quite the rant [emphasis our own]: Last month, a young New Yorker named Montana Masback opened a restaurant in Bushwick called Montana’s […]
If you miss Bushwick’s short-lived 1 Knickerbocker or the former staple Kings County Bar, they’re BOTH back. Well, sort of: Kings County Bar was a beloved watering hole for Bushwick locals since its inception in 2004. A rent-hike forced owner Jesse Levitt and general Manager Aimee Arciuolo to re-locate and it was then that idea […]