Now that we know the where to find the Williamsburg of other cities, where is Brooklyn’s new Williamsburg? Some say Bushwick. Some say Bed-Stuy. Others say Ridgewood. Curbed went to Crown Heights to talk to some of the locals there, some of whom claim that Crown Heights is actually the new Williamsburg.
Dirck the Norseman 7 North 15th Street (between Gem St & Franklin St) We stopped by for their soft opening on Wednesday and are happy to report their official opening is tonight. The space is run by the same people who own local favorite Brouwerij Lane and in coming weeks will feature three craft beers […]
Want to hear a story? There once was a band of orators founded by Katie Cooper, Chrysanthe Tenentes, Jason Fried and Audrey Evans. The group mesmerized poets and friends with tales at monthly salons called “The Shed” in Red Hook, until the days started to wane and temperatures dropped. Forced to leave their now frozen backyard, the […]
Superbowl XLVIII has the worst halftime show in the history of superbowls — the Chili Peppers? Bruno Mars? — and no one on the East Coast cares about either of the teams. That said, we’re always looking for an excuse to be gluttonous. Thankfully, there are plenty of sports bars in Williamsburg, Greenpoint and Bushwick […]
The winter Olympic games are just a couple weeks away and with all this fresh powder covering the streets, some of us are dying to shred. Luckily, there are a couple options right in the neighborhood. The Diamond in Greenpoint is organizing a trip this weekend to Plattekill in the Catskills. The lift ticket price […]
Here are some highlights: Go to Ramona when “your college boyfriend announces he’s gay” Café Grumpy is “where you can peck away at your literary masterpiece on your MacBook Pro while hoping to meet a hot divorced doctor with a brownstone.” Peter Pan donuts “when you realize you’ve married a jerk or to eat on […]
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”.