Brooklyn Brewery had planned to move to a new space at the Navy Yard, but now will be able to stay at their current location in Williamsburg thanks to [Read more…]
Badges are now on sale, though none of the music acts have been announced. Last year’s festival highlights included Brian Wilson, Wolf Parade, Diarrhea Planet, King Khan, Psychic Ills, Priests and more.
Dubbed “a compact and intensely Brooklyn counterpoint to South by Southwest” by The New York Times, Northside Festival returns for its ninth year June 7-11, 2017 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. [Read more…]
Big news came last week for fans of underground scenestarters, BangOn!NYC. The legendary party crew, who have become famous for their immersive, large-scale warehouse parties (and a more recent House of Yes-based “Sessions” series), dropped an eclectic and enticing lineup for their first ever multi-day camping festival.
The first installment of Lakewood Camping Festival is being marketed as a regional offshoot of the Elements Arts and Music Festival, which has called Brooklyn home for the past two years. Despite sweltering temperatures, thousands made the trek to Red Hook last August to see sets from big names like electro-funk producer Gramatik and the blue-haired genre bender herself, Mija. Lakewood promises an even cooler vibe, as it’s set to take place over Memorial Day weekend in an unnamed location in northeast Pennsylvania.
Can’t make the trek down to DC this week to protest the Tangerine Dipshit and his racist, anti-feminist, hateful policies? There are plenty of events happening in New York. The three largest events are happening this week:
What: We Stand United – NYC Rally on Night Before Trump’s Inauguration
Where: Outside of Trump International Hotel and Tower (New York City) Corner of Central Park West and West 61st Street [Read more…]
Chef Aidan O’Neal has plans to turn the space into a new restaurant serving French and British food sometime in early spring… [Read more…]
As DNA reported a few days ago, there has been a very troubling uptick in rapes in Greenpoint. Reports of assaults in the neighborhood were up 62% last year.
Police Captain Peter Rose got himself in a lot of trouble after the article ran by saying he wasn’t “too worried” since most of the rapes weren’t committed by strangers:
“Every rape should be investigated. I wish we could do more,” Captain Peter Rose, head of the 94th Precinct, told DNAinfo New York.
“It really becomes a balancing act for the investigators. Some of them were Tinder, some of them were hookup sites, some of theme were actually coworkers. It’s not a trend that we’re too worried about because out of 13 [sex attacks], only two were true stranger rapes,” he explained.
Following the much deserved criticism, he has since issued an apology: [Read more…]