Via Gothamist: A couple of weeks ago SNL announced they had cast Sasheer Zamata as their first black female cast member in quite some time. Too long a time, really. She made her debut this past Saturday, but if you didn’t get enough of her on your screen, this below video will serve a more […]
113 Franklin St between Greenpoint Ave and Kent St Ramona is open for business. We can’t vouch for the cocktails but the bar — which was designed by the same people who did Paulie Gee’s, Donna, and Alameda is spacious and lovely. Eater has the lowdown and a few more pics: The owners of East […]
Death Metal extraordinaries Gorguts played a crushing 80min set at Greenpoint’s Saint Vitus Bar over the weekend. The Canadian/US band played their new album “Colored Sands” in full while ending the shindig on a time traveling note by playing their classics “Orphans of sickness”, “Inverted” and “Obscura”. Stream the full thing below.
L.A. powerhouse LetLive came through town last Wednesday, playing two shows at Saint Vitus. Here’s a little taste of the action, their song “Muther”.
From the Wall Street Journal: City Council Member Stephen Levin must decide by the council’s last session of the year Thursday whether to vote against a measure to allow two towers—one 30 stories, one 40 stories—at 77 Commercial St., instead of two 15-story buildings. The vote by Mr. Levin, who represents the area on the […]
From the “this is why we can’t have nice things in Greenpoint” file. Eat, the Meserole Ave joint that is most famous for the concept of silent Sunday dinners is, for one night only (we hope) adding what eating in utter quiet has always missed: YOGA. On Monday, December 16, Eat in Greenpoint will host a special dinner for […]
If you can’t make it, but care about this issue, please email City Council. More information here. Here’s the scoop on the hearing via Greenpointers: The last of the public meetings will take place Thursday, December 5th, 2013 and this is your last chance to do something. Location: 250 Broadway Committee Room 16th Floor Time for […]
New Orleans sludge crew Eyehategod brought down the walls at Saint Vitus the other night. Here’s the full show in all its rumbling glory. The band does it again at The Acheron in East Williamsburg tonight. Not to be missed. Eyehategod at Sant Vitus (full show)
from Topless Blading It’s for art, of course: Coming off a string of successful exhibits — including the recent “Babe Show,” which was exactly as billed — Greenpoint’s Human Gallery is going topless for one night tomorrow. Gallery co-owner Rachael Yaeger birthed the idea this summer, building off the Topless Blading Instagram account she started […]
924 Manhattan Avenue, 718-576-3345 (images via: Village Voice and The Brew Inn) From the Fork in the Road: “We were brainstorming what to do with the space, and we decided to celebrate the up-and-coming trend of U.S. craft beer,” an investor in the project explains. “We want to celebrate New York State craft beer. We […]