Where to support women in NYC this International Women’s Day

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With the lingering fear and uncertainty of the future of equal rights in our country, it’s more important than ever to support your fellow ladies.  [Read more…]

Dog Parker invades Brooklyn

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As if Brooklyn wasn’t already the most dog-friendly borough in New York City—it’s about to become even more so. Enter Dog Parker. [Read more…]

Brooklyn’s own restaurant week kicks off this March

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This is good news for everyone in Brooklyn—because who doesn’t love food? And deals? Beginning on Monday, March 20th through Thursday, March 27 Dine in Brooklyn will showcase the borough’s unique and varied flavors and cuisines with over (so far) 60 participating restaurants. Prix fixe dinners will run $28 (not including tax or gratuity) as well as $15 lunch and $12 brunch at a handful of eateries according to the event’s website. [Read more…]

This One Goes To Eleven: Weekly metal roundup

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Alright Lars, count us in [click, click, click, stumble, click].

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Cassette closes, Leuca is now open for lunch & breakfast, Michelins awarded

 

RIP #cassette #Greenpoint

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Well that was quick. The Kickstarter-owned cafe never really got its footing and will now become an event space:

After a magical year serving the greenpoint community, we are sadly closing our doors for regular service. thank you for supporting us and being a part of our lives. [Read more…]

This One To Eleven: Weekly metal roundup

20160818_193928_7549_939483With the beginning of America’s potential end behind us and Thanksgiving looming ahead, we are in need of a prescription-grade coping mechanism today. Thankfully the metal-verse is dishing out exactly that, beginning with their biggest name…

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Restaurant round-up: Bar Velo and Taqueria Santa Fe open, Paulie Gee’s gets petitioned and more

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Bar Velo

In Williamsburg, a new vegetarian restaurant and bar has opened in the former home of Moto called Bar Velo:

Longtime Williamsburg haunt Cafe Moto has been reborn as a cycling enthusiast’s temple to two-wheeled transportation called Bar Velo, opening Monday on Broadway. John McCormick shut down his 14-year restaurant a few months back to retool the design a bit and update the menu to be completely vegetarian. And in the spring, they’ll launch Velo-To-Go, offering grocery-type things like bread, fruit and flowers plus…cycling gear. [Read more…]

Where to celebrate Halloween in Brooklyn 2016

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Halloween is on a Monday this year, so many of the major events are on Friday and Saturday. That said, The Brooklyn FRIGHT Bazaar runs all week in Greenpoint. Things start early on Thursday at The Gateway with Del Caesar (as Ceasar Clearwater Revival), No Ice (Bruce Springsteen & The E St Band) and more. There’s a great list of haunted houses here. And of course, classic Halloween events include The Annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade on Saturday and the Village Halloween Parade on Monday.

Here’s our rundown of this year’s best events: [Read more…]