Your Thanksgiving travel playlist—presumably enough to get you to familial hell and back—starts here. Dig in, huddled metal masses.
If you’ve ever seen a sign at an NYC bar that said “no dancing allowed” you may have thought it was a joke. Sadly those signs refer to an all too real and racist Cabaret Law that was enacted in 1926 to target Harlem jazz clubs. The law was also used by Mayor Giuliani in […]
Welcome to another Halloween edition of This One Goes to Eleven, where we’ll be more or less doing the same thing we do, week-in, week-out from January to January. But hey, if that’s what got you in the door today, that’s cool with me. Let the (sonic) terrors reign.
After an illness-related layoff last week, we are back with metal (and phlegm) aplenty, which seems like a fitting introduction to the bubbling grotesquery ahead. Happy Friday the 13th, everyone. WHAT TO HEAR: Batting lead off this week (it’s the MLB Playoffs!!…No? Anybody?) are long-running local trio Belus and their scathing new full length, Apophenia […]
The North 6th street (between Berry and Wythe) location that housed American Apparel for years will become a new Vans store starting today. The store will be called The General according to Hypebeast: The interior will be updated monthly with new artwork illustrated by local talents — starting off with the Vault by Vans Premium […]
The hero who gave up their soup to confront the man yelling the n-word at L train riders turns out to be none other than NYC rapper Princess Nokia. In a series of tweets early this morning Princess Nokia (Destiny Frasqueri) described the incident and got a shoutout from Kimya Dawson: And yes I threw […]
Paul Lawson, the man filmed yelling the n-word on the L train has made his thoughts known via a series of now deleted Facebook posts that were preserved by Gothamist: In response to criticism from several commenters, he added that he was “not that sorry I feel bad I used that word but I was […]
A racist, trash human being drinking a Bud Light Lime-A-Rita on the L train while yelling the n word got some swift New York justice this weekend. From Gothamist: Witness Joshua Pyne tells us the incident occurred Saturday afternoon at around 2 p.m., after the man had a “spat about personal space” with a group […]
Early this morning an adorable loose goat was captured by NYPD after a woman abandoned it in a box at McCarren Park. From NY Daily News: “And then a billy goat popped out of the box,” said the witness, who didn’t want to give his name. The frightened animal scrambled underneath the steps of the […]
Shake Shack will be opening their first North Brooklyn location next year on Berry street. From Eater: Williamsburg is getting its own location of homegrown burger chain Shake Shack next year. The Danny Meyer-run chain is taking over the Blue Bottle space at 160 Berry Street, between North 4th Street and North 5th Street, in […]