Tomorrow, Saturday 19th, the East River Pirates and East River Bar host a charity auction for Viva con Agua. Viva con Agua de Sankt Pauli is a charitable organisation based in St. Pauli, Hamburg, Germany, campaigning for clean drinking water worldwide. Aside from amazing items like an all inclusive trip (air fare, hotel, VIP match […]
An ex-lead singer of epic New York thrash metal band Anthrax is suing his former band-mates and the band’s accounting firm according to the Manhattan Federal Court. Dan Nelson, who joined the band in December of 2007 is suing drummer Charlie Benante, bassist Frank Bello and guitarist Scott Ian along with Berdon LLP for $2.65 […]
Not that it needed to be confirmed, but the men in blue have clearly lost their minds. They are now writing tickets for moving between train cars via the rear end doors. Yes, even if the train sits in the station. This will set you back $75. ‘Witnessed’ yesterday on the L-train at 8th ave.
At the Occupy Wall Street Protest it’s a bit crowded, cold, and the distinct smell of the unwashed is as bold as the political fervor. There are those who see the protests as a popular movement against institutions and corruption. Others criticize the movement for lacking focus or goals, but those there last night were […]
And marching, and chanting, and actually making some pretty goddamn good points about the economy. Check out the information on the Adbusters/Anonymous Occupy Wall Street Protest, watch their livestream, buy them pizza, or read the interviews with the protesters over at the Awl.
Monster Island is history, at least as far as their Williamsburg location goes. Word is, they are moving to Melrose St. in Bushwick. Last Saturday the art collective threw a final block party. Amongst the artists performing in- and outdoors was Cult of Youth. Video of their set’s last three songs is below.
Commuters that use the Williamsburg Bridge know the recent construction is making a melee on the Manhattan side. Walkers, runners, bikers and the assholes on nominally motorized scooters all are forced through a tiny, blind spot-ridden hell. Unfortunately, the end of construction will not alleviate these issues. The Department of Transportation released the above rendering […]
How did you survive Irene? Gorge yourself on canned goods? Swim in a bathtub of Poland Spring? Me? I evacuated, only to lose power in that apartment while my apartment stayed fine.
Last night Deer Tick closed out the free summer concert series at Pier 54. McCauley’s 90min set was charged with a lot of personal banter, not typically the kind of thing you’d expect to hear from an up and coming artist. Though, in the end it’s these authentic moments of unfiltered honesty that made this […]
Last night Cro-Mags, Fucked Up, Screaming Females and Pissed Jeans played a free admission show at House of Vans in Brooklyn. It was a dripping wet show all around, starting with a torrential downpour that hit a couple of thousand kids outside shortly before doors opened at 7pm. Once inside the drenched show goers were […]