Last week, SXSW began and the resulting exodus from Brooklyn for warmer climates, made nightlife in NY seem a little slow, right? Not too many costume parties, must-see shows or reasons to stand out in the cold were happening. But, where were you this weekend when Madonna and her break dancers cast aside their plates […]
Photo by Jason Frank Rothenberg Dirty Projectors and Noah Baumbach are shooting a video in Greenpoint and you can be a part of it. The shoot is tomorrow March 5th around 3pm. They ask that you email [email protected] gmail.com if you are interested. – @joshmorrissey
Grassroots group Riders Alliance and State Senators Martin Dilan and Daniel Squadron are holding a rally at the Metropolitan G stop at 1pm this Sunday to increase G train frequency. From DNAinfo: “As the neighborhoods surrounding the G train continue to grow, it’s vital that their lifeline grow with them,” Squadron said of the cross-Brooklyn […]
In what might have been the single most awesome show of the year, the eruptive forces unleashed last night by On the Might of Princes at Saint Vitus equaled a category 5 hurricane. Watch the beginning and end of their set below, plus footage from surprise guest Garrison.
Last night, Saint Vitus (the band) played Saint Vitus (the song) at Saint Vitus (the venue). Check out a 25 minute video edit of the one and a half hour long show below. It includes the songs “Dying Inside”, “Saint Vitus”, “War Is Our Destiny”, “The Bleeding Ground” and “White Stallions”. Clips of openers Weedeater […]
After Riot Fest at Williamsburg Park was cancelled due to the tornado that hit the city, Descendents and Hot Water Music headed over to Saint Vitus to play a free and intimate show. 20 minutes after the show was announced, 800 people clogged the sidewalk in front of the small Greenpoint bar. 300 (give or […]
The Yard, a new-ish work space on Nassau, starts off their class series tomorrow with “How to Not Suck Hiring at your Startup.” It’s very General Assembly of them. More classes here, including the “Caddyshack to Zombieland: On The Meta-Caricaturization of Bill Murray” class.
How long have you stayed or played in North Brooklyn? For many of us the years can be counted on one hand. We missed the halcyon days when Bedford was a frontier and rent was actually cheaper than Manhattan. For anyone interested in our (very) recent history, the cover story for The Williamsburg/Greenpoint News and […]
With so many great places to eat in Williamsburg and its surrounding ‘burbs, finding the perfect spot for weekend brunch can be a hard decision. Sure, you could wait in line for two hours at Egg or Five Leaves, listening to inane conversations about fixed gear bikes, Girls, and lofi shock-rap, but who wants to […]
House of Vans is hosting free summer parties/shows again this year. All Dates, details and more below. 06/20 – The Rapture / Tanlines / Dave P (Making Time/Fixed NYC) DJ Set 07/12 – H2O / 7 Seconds / more TBA 07/26 – TBA 08/02 – TBA 08/16 – TBA 08/29 – TBA More details and […]