Two new hotels planned for Bushwick


71 White Street

Two separate developers filed permits this week for large scale hotels in Bushwick, one at 27 Stewart Avenue and another at 71 White Street. The Real Deal has more:

For the second day in a row, a developer filed a permit application to build a hotel in the neighborhood long known for hipsters and warehouses. [Read more...]

See photos of old Williamsburg thanks to the NY Public Library, A new site from the NY Public Library debuted today and it lets you see old NYC photos with their corresponding geographic locations. Here’s a few photos of [Read more...]

Five Leaves POV burger lunch

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Do you work a 9-5 job and wish you could enjoy a leisured, weekday big breakkie?  Don’t have time to wait two hours on Sunday morning for a table? Craving some avocado toast and a bloody mary? Lament no more, y’all!

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Bloody start to week with two murders in Bushwick and Williamsburg


This is of course, horrible news and a reminder that in addition to artisinal bakeries, North Brooklyn still has its share of violent crime:

A pair of bloody murders rocked Williamsburg and Bushwick on Monday and Tuesday. [Read more...]

This One Goes To Eleven: Weekly metal roundup


With Maryland Deathfest on the way this weekend, some of you are probably a little preoccupied at the moment and I get that. But the best way to prep for a metric ton of metal is with even more metal, so make sure to give this week’s installment of This One Goes To Eleven a skim. At the very least, you’ll have something to jam to while you cram your archive of Venom cut-offs into a black trash bag and hit I-95 with a thumb in the air.

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A Fan Made This Bitchin’ Mysteryland USA Spreadsheet by Stage and Artist


We’re just a few short days away from Mysteryland USA, and chances are you’re already experiencing that workplace phenomenon where you give 0 fux leading up to the long weekend. This is a common side effect of knowing that you will soon be dancing your D off for three days straight at one of the best electronic music festivals in the country. I get it. And that’s why I’m here to HELP and ENABLE this behavior.

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Surf Lodge announces its 2015 concert series line-up


All concerts are free and are just a short drive away in Montauk. It all starts Memorial Day weekend with Mac Demarco on Friday, Escort on Saturday, Capital Cities on Sunday and Tove Lo on Monday. Full line-up below: [Read more...]

The owner of M Shanghai is suing the owner of Wei Williamsburg for stealing her recipes

mshanghaiAfter a cook at Williamsburg’s M Shanghai left and opened his own restaurant a few blocks away, M Shanghai’s owner May Liu is suing him for stealing recipes to some of the restaurants popular dishes. From [Read more...]