Old people: what won’t they ruin? As if ushering George W. Bush into office (twice), bankrupting Social Security, and racking up so much goddamn debt that most young people will work until the day we die to pay it off weren’t enough, old people are now literally invading our turf. Sonja Sharp of the New […]
The NYPD is looking for missing 15-year old male Casey Chance. Chance was last seen at his residence, located at 99 Stockholm Street in Bushwick, Brooklyn, at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 29. He was wearing a blue sweatshirt, tan pants, and blue sneakers. He was carrying a black backpack. He is 5’9, 120 lbs., […]
Tonight’s the night. The Wick has been teasing us since 2012 but tonight the 4,000-square-foot beer hall and concert space will finally have music! Check out Keiji Haino at 260 Meserole Street in Bushwick: Keiji Haino (Haino Keiji) born 1952 in Chiba, Japan, and currently residing in Tokyo, is a Japanese musician whose work has […]
3rd Ward, the East Williamsburg co-working space/artists’ collective/amorphous “art thing” closed its doors at 195 Morgan Ave. on October 9, 2013. Recently, ads like this have been popping up on Reddit: “Former Third Ward Space Available for Lease 195 Morgan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237 – 10,000 SF – Rental Rate Negotiable.” Out of curiosity we […]
Here’s the skinny: Best Bread Pudding Shalom Japan 310 S. 4th St., at Rodney St., Williamsburg; 718-388-4012 As an expression of their Japanese and Jewish heritages, chef-owners Sawako Okochi and Aaron Israel bake their daily challah with sake kasu, a by-product of sake production often used in Japanese cooking. What to do with the leftover […]
Early Sunday morning, agents of the NYPD and the Department of Homeland Security conducted a raid on the apartment building located at 221 Devoe Street in East Williamsburg, Gothamist reports. The DHS arrived in a heavily-armored MRAP (“mine-resistant/ambush-protected“) vehicle emblazoned with “HSI SPECIAL RESPONSE TEAM.” HSI stands for Homeland Security Investigations, which is a subdivision […]
Boredoms and Ruins related Japanese Art-Rockers Vampillia are in town for a series of shows. Last night they annihilated The Silent Barn in Bushwick. Full video is below. They will do it again tonight at Pianos in Manhattan and tomorrow at Death by Audio in Williamsburg.
This is just what Brooklyn needs! More tourists. Ugh. They should just shuttle them off to Brooklyn Heights: The circuit would focus on everything from Greenpoint’s coffee outpost Café Grumpy, where Lena Dunham’s character Hannah Horvath once slung lattes, to a Bushwick warehouse where Shoshanna (Zosia Mamet) accidentally smokes crack. But don’t expect a glitzy […]
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.