The New Yorker published a revealing piece on the Gothamist and DNAinfo shutdown. They reinforce what’s abundantly obvious — that Joe Ricketts is an asshole — but the article also reveals how Gothamist founders Jake Dobkin and Jen Chung played along with Ricketts’ anti-union tactics: Chung stood in front of the newsroom and delivered a […]
Nestled inside the Franklin Guesthouse hotel in Greenpoint is the second restaurant from the owners of Glasserie. BarGlory serves a fantastic fusion of Mediterranean and Asian dishes in an unassuming environment. Start with their fantastic dumplings, our favorite being Pumpkin, Ricotta & Spicy Apricot ($4 each), though the Shrimp Shu Mai and Lamb & Pistachio […]
There’s more to Bushwick and East Williamsburg than Roberta’s. (Duh.) Here are our favorites. Let’s Eat.
At least Market Hotel and Elsewhere are now open, but this definitely sucks: It’s bittersweet to share that 2018 will be Vans’ last year at our House of Vans Brooklyn location. When we opened doors of the Greenpoint warehouse seven years ago, we never imagined House of Vans would be so well received by the […]
It’s really a shame that people don’t know how to behave. Some fools insisted on using the n-word at Alligator Lounge last week while singing “Gold Digger” and other songs. After being kicked out of the club, they took to Yelp to complain. Ugh. Non-black patrons of Alligator Lounge who refused to stop saying racial […]
It’s been a little bit over a week since Gothamist and DNAinfo were shut down by their unscrupulous owner, Joe Ricketts. Founders Jen Chung and Jake Dobkin have been conspicuously quiet about the abrupt closure, other than issuing a thank you email to their readers, which was widely criticized by fans of the sites. They were […]
Your Thanksgiving travel playlist—presumably enough to get you to familial hell and back—starts here. Dig in, huddled metal masses.
The touring exhibit broke attendance records when it came to Victoria and Albert Museum in London, so it’s not a bad idea to get tickets well in advance: David Bowie is presents approximately 400 objects drawn primarily from the David Bowie Archive, including the artist’s original costumes, handwritten lyric sheets from famous songs, original album […]