When the weather gets warm, finding a bar in Manhattan where you can drink outside is next to impossible. The few places that are suitable for outside libations are always too crowded. Thankfully, North Brooklyn has you covered. From Freehold’s grassy courtyard in South Williamsburg, to the impressive skyline vistas at Greenpoint’s Brooklyn Barge Bar, North […]
No visit to New York is complete without a visit to the North Brooklyn neighborhoods of Williamsburg, Greenpoint and Bushwick. Formerly three working-class and industrial neighborhoods,
We have the first big summer release week on tap and I have show to prepare for, so let’s skip the pleasantries and dive in. Enjoy yourselves, folks.
It never really feels like summer until the Northside Festival rolls around, now celebrating its 10th anniversary, the music portion runs from the 7th of June until the 10th and you can still pick up a badge, or pick up single-show tickets. We’re here, as usual, to try to sift through the 70+ shows available […]
Oxomoco is opening tonight in Greenpoint at 128 Greenpoint Avenue. It’s a new venture from the chef behind the pizza joint Speedy Romeo, a mini-chain with a proven track record of doing wonders with a wood-fired grill. The new space looks lovely and we’re excited to give it a try. Outdoor seating and frozen margs […]
Call it the Maryland Deathfest hangover or call it an aberration, but it’s a slightly thin slate for the defacto opening release week of summer. Don’t worry, though, there’s still enough new stuff to go around, and if that doesn’t scratch the itch, a show or two always will. WHAT TO HEAR: Over the past […]
This weekend, Friday June 1 through Sunday June 3 Greenpoint Open Studios returns with work from hundreds of local artists. The kick-off party is on Friday at Java Studios from 7:30-11:30PM. You can visit Greenpoint Open Studios for maps and a full list of events. GOS is presented in part by our friends at Greenpointers, so be sure to check them out […]
If you’ve been in Greenpoint recently, you’re likely already familiar with the looming monstrosity known as The Greenpoint and its ugly neighbors Stephen Levin Towers. The once-quiet neighborhood has been menaced by the construction of these new towers for the last year two years. Now, these out-of-scale condos for the rich are getting some neighbors […]
The intro tank is on empty this week and has been for awhile, so let’s just dive straight into the craziness.
SPONSORED POST Here are your options. 1. Live, Work & Play in Williamsburg. If you’re like us, you aren’t planning on leaving Williamsburg all that much once the L train shuts down, minus the occasional outing to Manhattan (which we anticipate will feel even more like a getaway than it does now). That being said, […]