After a week off on wedding duty, I’m back ready to trade the Air Supply for, well, you’ll see… WHAT TO HEAR: Kicking us off this week are one of Brooklyn’s now longest-tenured USBM acts, Anicon, and their ripping new full length, Entropy Mantra (Vendetta Records). Anicon are still definitely Anicon—which means cascading, blast beat-driven […]
SPONSORED POST If you’re anything like us, you love being in the know about the latest local and international art to hit your neighborhood. Check out the hottest art shows happening in Williamsburg in the upcoming weeks. You won’t want to miss these. Alt Esc presents Carp Theory (1030 Metropolitan Ave, East Williamsburg) TRANSFER Gallery’s […]
There’s been lots of activity on the North Brooklyn restaurant scene so far this summer. In sad news, we told you that The Bounty closed in Greenpoint and that Brooklyn Star shuttered in May in Williamsburg. In South Williamsburg, the popular locals’ joint South 4th bar is getting run out by their landlord. On the flip, we’ve seen […]
Gothamist has provided a first look at the app, which was created by the same people who engineered the existing MetroCard system. The technology has already been rolled out in other markets, but is coming to New York soon, to be fully operational by 2023. The company Cubic, which created the current MetroCard system, has […]
After almost 12 years in the neighborhood, the latest Williamsburg bar to fall victim to landlord issues is South 4th Bar & Cafe. They just posted the following: It is with great sadness, frustration, and regret that we have to announce our closing come the end of July 2018. As the neighborhood living room in […]
It’s World Cup time and there are lots of great places to watch the games in Williamsburg, Greenpoint, Bushwick and beyond. Greenpoint Beer and Ale will show all 11 AM & 2 PM matches Friday through Sunday throughout the tournament. We love Iona, so stay away. They will be playing games throughout the tournament as […]
Happy start-of-the-world-cup day, everyone! With the tournament now underway in Russia (for whom Trump is presumably cheering), the time difference works in our favour to watch games and then still be free in the evening to hit up some concerts, which is handy because everything below the jump is an absolutely outstanding option.
We have the first big summer release week on tap and I have show to prepare for, so let’s skip the pleasantries and dive in. Enjoy yourselves, folks.
It never really feels like summer until the Northside Festival rolls around, now celebrating its 10th anniversary, the music portion runs from the 7th of June until the 10th and you can still pick up a badge, or pick up single-show tickets. We’re here, as usual, to try to sift through the 70+ shows available […]
UPDATED: It’s a busy weekend in Williamsburg. The Northside Festival is taking over dozens of venues in the neighborhood and the much-anticipated Domino Park is opening! Check them out this Sunday at 15 River Street along the East River in Williamsburg. Tacocino, the new Danny Meyer open air taco joint will be open this Sunday as […]