Now that plans for a bridge designed by Calatrava have apparently been scrapped, a design firm called CRÈME has put together new plans for a pedestrian bridge at Newton Creek. The proposed timber overpass would connect Greenpoint and Long Island City and would be an alternative to the Pulaski bridge bike path. A non-profit called Friends […]
Spring has, meteorologically at least, sprung this week and with it THE REBIRTH OF TRVE, PVRE EVIL. Lol, just kidding, but there are some plenty of new metal records on the way, so dig in and have some fun.
Just what the community wants! Two more out-of-scale towers to be inhabited by fedora-wearing tech bros and trust fund jet-setters casting shade on the neighborhood. The towers will be constructed at Greenpoint Landing and will be 30 and 40 stories high, housing 745 insanely expensive apartments. That’s a couple thousand more people on your G […]
Happy March, folks. Let’s bring this shit in like a lion.
A lot to get to and not a lot of time to get to it this week, so I hope you didn’t forget your EZ Pass on the counter again.
UPDATED: MTA Calls Off Month-Long G Train Bypass of Greenpoint Avenue Station, Weekend and Weeknight Service Changes Planned The L Train shutdown may be cancelled, but the headaches continue. Now on the G line. The good news is the MTA is improving accessibility with three new elevators at Greenpoint Avenue. The bad news is there will be no […]
You might know Rafael Espinal as the City Council Member from Brooklyn who repealed the “no dancing” Cabaret Law and established the Office of Nightlife. Maybe you’ve heard about his work to reduce the plastic pollution in our oceans and parks by banning plastic straws. Or maybe you’ve met him around Brooklyn, where he can […]
This is sad, but unsurprising news. We remember a time in the early aughts when Enid’s was the most popular bar in North Brooklyn. The trendsetting bar and cafe set the pace for countless establishments that have sprung up since, outliving many of them as the neighborhood underwent dramatic change. It’s still a damn fine […]
Crazy good records on tap this week, five weeks until spring, it’s dark and we’re wearing sunglasses. Let’s do this.
Since we last spoke, we all survived a day dedicated to a groundhog, another Pats Super Bowl win, and a false spring. In other words, you’ve earned a catharsis, and hopefully we here in the TOGTE Metal and Mental Wellness Department can help to provide it.