This could prove useful, especially considering how the L train’s weekend “service” has seriously made us question the MTA’s sanity of late: the new East River Ferry, with three pickups in the Williamsburg/Greenpoint area (India St. in Greenpoint, N. 6th St. in N. Williamsburg, Schaefer Landing in S. Williamsburg) will be offering FREE ferry service […]
When the local, lovable, Greenpoint-based comedy troupe Serious Lunch (recent winners of the ECNY 2011 Award for Best Sketch Comedy), was working on a TV pilot, they needed a quick set dressing – so they hand-drew a bunch of movie posters and hung them on the wall. “When we hung the first 12 or so […]
The much awaited release of Brooklyn based instrumental post rock band Industries of the Blind debuts at Coco66 Friday. On April 8 their evolving lineup, now consisting of three guitars, a bass, keys, two violins, a viola, and drums will premiere their first official release in their nearly eight years. Originating in the great state […]
Beginning on March 21st and running through the 31st is Dine In Brooklyn, one of our favorite times to try out Brooklyn eateries at a low price. The deal is pretty simple: $25 for dinner, $20.11 for lunch (random!), and two-for-one brunch options. A few Williamsburg and Greenpoint restaurants are participating including: Aurora, Baci & […]
The Bloomberg administration and City Council have a new plan to help New York residents along the water deal with crowded subways and fewer bus routes. A new and improved ferry service is scheduled to provide all day service along the East River starting in June. The ferries are getting a guaranteed $9 million in […]
At least Mayor Bloomberg is proud of himself. In a press release he said the city’s response to the snow this morning showed it had fixed the problems that plagued the much griped about handling of the Dec. 26 blizzard. Arguably, this most recent snow was not as bad as last month’s, but the official […]
It’s a new year and there are tons of recently opened spots for food and alcohol consumption. Below is a list of places to try in 2011. Tuffet, a “cheese/meat/bar” owned by a Market Table alum, opened on New Years Eve. Now that we’ve got our hangovers (& desire to eat nothing but wheatgrass and […]
Although Rockaway Taco is now closed for Winter, there’s still one more chance to eat their delicious food in 2010. Tomorrow night from 6:30-9:00pm they’ll be visiting Eagle Street Rooftop Farms in Greenpoint to cook up the radishes from the farm that have just been harvested. The cookout is open to all, there’s a bucket […]
150 artists opening up their spots for the 2nd annual GOS on what is suppose to be a bea-u-ti-ful weekend. Night time events too! I want to know whats going on at Paulie Gee’s tonight and if I can still get pizza. Website has maps and more info.
Perhaps a little late to make a pie yourself, but not to late to go eat. The raffle items don’t look half-bad, either.