The New Yorker published a revealing piece on the Gothamist and DNAinfo shutdown. They reinforce what’s abundantly obvious — that Joe Ricketts is an asshole — but the article also reveals how Gothamist founders Jake Dobkin and Jen Chung played along with Ricketts’ anti-union tactics: Chung stood in front of the newsroom and delivered a […]
At least Market Hotel and Elsewhere are now open, but this definitely sucks: It’s bittersweet to share that 2018 will be Vans’ last year at our House of Vans Brooklyn location. When we opened doors of the Greenpoint warehouse seven years ago, we never imagined House of Vans would be so well received by the […]
It’s been a little bit over a week since Gothamist and DNAinfo were shut down by their unscrupulous owner, Joe Ricketts. Founders Jen Chung and Jake Dobkin have been conspicuously quiet about the abrupt closure, other than issuing a thank you email to their readers, which was widely criticized by fans of the sites. They were […]
And so the weary traveler stepped through the gates of list season and was greeted with a hot meal…and a knife in the back.
Welcome to another Halloween edition of This One Goes to Eleven, where we’ll be more or less doing the same thing we do, week-in, week-out from January to January. But hey, if that’s what got you in the door today, that’s cool with me. Let the (sonic) terrors reign.
Brooklyn is always packed with things to do on Halloween, but this year it seems like there’s even more going on than usual. We’ve already told you about all the scary films you can see in Williamsburg, Greenpoint and Bushwick. We’re excited to see The Rocky Horror Picture Show at McCarren Park Pool on Saturday! Here are […]
Oh Market Hotel, we’ve missed you so! Welcome back. You can celebrate their grand re-opening November 1 with the always-entertaining So So Glos and LVL UP. Full schedule (thus far) below. 11/01 So So Glos, LVL UP, gobbinjr, DJ Samantha Urbani & DJ Carlitos (tix) 11/02 Tera Melos, Speedy Ortiz (tix) 11/11 The World Is a Beautiful Place […]
No shortage of killer stuff to go around this week—especially from a couple of noted locals—so I’ll keep the stage banter brief this week. Can I get a little more Trenchgrinder in the monitor, please?
As I rouse myself from a two-hour midday nap, it has become very clear to me that I’m still recovering from last week’s BEMF. I’ll admit it’s been a while since I went for B2B sunrise hangs, but this weekend provided fine excuses to stay up past my bed time. Pete Tong‘s Friday night party […]
Have you seen this man? If so, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). (via) Police are searching for a man who entered a Bushwick apartment Saturday night and raped a 24-year-old woman who was asleep in her bed… which took place inside a residential building near the intersection of Halsey Street and Central Avenue around […]