UPDATE: Tonight (1/8) is the last night. Matchless will be missed: After 15 years of being in business in 544 Manhattan Ave, Bar Matchless is unceremoniously shutting its doors after receiving a letter in the mail that the Sheriff is coming this Thursday, January 11th to enforce their eviction. Free drinks tonight for volunteers who can help […]
There’s more to Bushwick and East Williamsburg than Roberta’s. (Duh.) Here are our favorites. Let’s Eat.
With so many fantastic breweries in Brooklyn — Other Half, Threes, KCBC, Grimm, Five Boroughs, to name a few — there’s a notable shortage of cider houses. Hopping in to fill that void is Brooklyn Cider House. They just opened in Bushwick and offer four types of cider: Kinda Dry, Bone Dry, Half Sour, and Raw. They […]
Dan Bejar’s latest Destroyer album, Ken, sailed into 9th place in our top 25 albums of 2017 list, and deservedly so, we said: Following the bombastic and dreary Poison Season we’re happy to report that Destroyer’s Ken is a fantastic rebound. Most reminiscent of 2011’s Kaputt, Ken is yet another strange, sax-filled (and-sex-filled) journey through 80s synth-pop. Where a lesser artist would simply rehash a […]
Trump is still standing, the internet is no longer free and open, and we’re one year closer to the dreaded L train shutdown. But hey, at least we can finally dance… to these twenty-five albums.
We feel like we’re morphing into Jeremiah’s Vanishing New York, but we have another closure to report. The very polarizing Pretty Southern has shuttered. We were fans of chef Sam Talbot’s “healthy” comfort food, but frequently saw LOTS of empty seats when we walked by. Pretty Southern, the fried chicken spot from Top Chef alum […]
Sorry… The first three Kill Devil cocktails were just for us 🙁 #cocktail #bklyn #nyc #williamsburg #craftbeer #rum #tiki #comingsoon A post shared by Kill Devil (@killdevilbklyn) on Jan 1, 2018 at 4:51pm PST That spot on Bedford that tried (unsuccessfully) to be Maison Premiere closed late last year. In its place, Kill Devil: […]
La Lonchería en Brooklyn opened over the weekend at 41 Wilson Ave. As we’ve reported, it’s one of many Mexican restaurants that have opened in North Brooklyn this month. La Lonchería is from the same people behind the Bowery’s Hecho en Dumbo: Danny Mena, chef-owner of Bowery restaurant Hecho en Dumbo, will open a new […]
Looking for something unusual to do this weekend? Madame Morbid’s Trolley Tours have moved to Williamsburg, with a pickup stop at North 9th Street & Driggs Ave (B62 Bus Stop). Your tour guide is Allison Huntington Chase who guides passengers through “tales of alien abductions on the Brooklyn Bridge, the secret location used by Murder […]
So after dragging their feet for months, the DOT and MTA have finally announced their plans for the impending L Train shutdown. It includes: Increased service on the G and JMZ lines Longer G and C trains to increase capacity Weekends and overnights, M will run to 96 St/2 Av Free MetroCard transfers between Broadway G […]