Happy Independence Day weekend, heathens. I hope your celebration of liberty (or funeral procession, given the way things are going) is filled with beers, boats, and Pantera—as it always has been and always will be.
It’s almost July 4th! For the last two years, the Macy’s fireworks were shot from barges close to the Brooklyn Bridge, but this year the barges are closer to North Brooklyn and Long Island City. We’re excited because Greenpoint and Williamsburg will be the best places to view the fireworks in all of Brooklyn. Here are some […]
Yep, that’s tomorrow folks. Pool hours are from from 11am to 7pm daily. There’s a break from 3pm to 4pm for pool cleaning, should someone decide to poop in the pool. More information at mccarrenpark.com. McCarren Park pool is now one of three pools in the area, though it’s North Brooklyn’s only public pool and, best of all, […]
Now that the new Kosciuszko Bridge is officially open, the city has vowed to demolish the old one. Dates have not been confirmed for the two-day demolition, but the city plans to begin sometime in July. Thousands have already shown interest in the demolition of the bridge, but until now no one has pledged to defend […]
It’s officially summer, fam. Grab your cut offs and Cro-Mags tank and let’s rot.
I thought it was just my imagination when I started watching Radiohead’s new video for Man Of War, but as confirmed by Gothamist the video was filmed in Brooklyn. Look out for shots in Greenpoint’s Cooper Park as well as Gardiner Ave in Bushwick. Check it out below:
click image for slideshow It’s SummerScreen time of year again and to celebrate the occasion, Brooklyn Magazine enlisted local artists to design a series of posters. The series kicks of July 5 in McCarren Park. Full line-up below. 7/5 – Mean Girls (poster by Bill Rebholz) 7/12- Office Space (poster by Eri King & Daniel […]
Thankfully, no one was hurt but this is terrifying nonetheless. Also, what a shitty way to start your first week on the job: A runaway MTA bus rolled for blocks down one Brooklyn street, hitting nearly a dozen parked cars and a church, and sending one man who had been changing a tire leaping out […]
The popular vegetarian restaurant Bliss Cafe is closing at the end of this month. It will be the end of an era for a restaurant that has survived several waves of gentrification on Bedford Avenue. Bliss Cafe had a pretty loyal following in the neighborhood and will be missed when its replaced by Zara, or whatever […]
The Northside Festival concluded with a headline set by Thursday at McCarren Park on Sunday the 11th of June. A week on, we’ve had some time to collect our thoughts on what is always a whirlwind and enjoyable weekend.