14xNights Brooklyn Writer’s Residency aims to “offer an opportunity for a young writer to explore his or her craft for two weeks in the greatest city in the world.”
A new French restaurant in Greenpoint. The variety of dishes coming out of the kitchen are all made-to-order by Chef Brian Dancel and his team.
While Memorial Day is supposed to officially signal the start of summer, there’s nothing like the Northside Festival that really makes it feel like the season is here; it may just be our favourite part of the year. With over 300 bands playing this time around it’s impossible to see everything, so we’re here to […]
This year’s Northside Festival is bigger and better than ever. Kicking off with Northside Innovation, three days of panels and discussions covering technology and entrepreneurship, the festival has integrated the new luxury hotels The William Vale and The Williamsburg Hotel to host events alongside The Wythe. Furthermore, Northside Innovation has expanded its curatorial roster, including […]
Before McCarren Park housed kickball and day drinking, it housed a farm (pictured above). From Untapped Cities: In 1914, the park became the site of the first children’s farm in Brooklyn. During the farm’s first season, 240 “little farmers” attended to 120 plots of land that were each 8’x4′. There, they grew a range of […]
It’s from the same people who own Broken Land in north Greenpoint and it’s a stunner. It’s named for Mae West, who lived in Greenpoint. Gothamist has more: Diamond Lil, a new grown-up cocktail bar from the owner of Broken Land, opened in Greenpoint this week… and she’s a real beaut… an Art Nouveau-inspired template […]
Welcome to our annual MDF-hangover edition. Let’s keep it short, sweet, and maybe just a little bit quieter than usual.
The skies have finally cleared, so it will be the perfect night to see 2013’s The Punk Singer on the deck of McCarren Park Pool. The film focuses on Kathleen Hanna and the riot grrrl movement. The screening is free and is part of the city’s Movies Under the Stars series. If you’re looking to […]
Following an actual-work-induced hiatus, we’re officially back and waist deep in a totally different kind of mire. Let’s do this, fiends.
Norman, Chucko Ramen, and West Wine Bar are now open for business in North Brooklyn.