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.
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 […]