After a week on the lamb to get caught up sleep and sanity, TOGTE is back and probably about as tolerable as ever. Extend that hibernation one more week and join us.
It’s the first week of spring and NYC looks like Siberia. For anyone viewing this post after the year 2018, yes this post is real. There used to be something called snow and these are pictures that were all taken during springtime. Here’s some of the best pics from around the neighborhood: Brooklyn’s version of […]
Prepping for a show this week, so a little strapped for time/energy/sanity. Apologies in advance. Now let’s talk new music.
Now that we’ve survived the storm that wasn’t… hopefully everyone can look forward to a weekend of great shows. Including my favourite New York band, and not in the sense of predicting 12″ of snow and delivering maybe 1″, sometimes hyperbole is justified.
TRENDING hardcore, CRAZY shows, and…figure skating? Yep, it’s another weird week here in Brooklyn Metaland. Let’s get to it.
Nothing pithy or illuminating to say this week, just more metal. Not that anyone’s complaining… WHAT TO HEAR: At the vanguard of this week’s releases are Harakiri For The Sky and their sweeping fourth full-length, Arson (Art of Propaganda). Widely regarded as one of the most redeemable post-black-metal acts in the infinite yawning maw of […]
The soccer field and running track located in McCarren Park will close on March 19th. Unlike most spaces in Williamsburg, it’s not closing because its lease is up and a boutique doggie yoga studio is moving in. The park is slated to get some much-needed upgrades, but according to the project’s webpage construction is not […]
It’s the dead fucking smackdab center cut of winter and we’re all hurting a bit on the inside (and probably outside too). But don’t worry, it’s a new week with new metal and This One Goes to Eleven is packing a few blunt implements to help knock the frost off. Let’s go.
Rye, the Williamsburg purveyor of whiskey, great sandwiches, and pre-prohibition era vibes will sadly close as their 10-year lease has ended. Owner/Chef Cal Elliott posted this note on Instagram: Dear Friends and Neighbors, I am sad to announce that Rye is approaching the last days of our 10-year lease. Our doors will open for the […]
After many mind boggling reports of people eating poisonous Tide Pods over the past few weeks, Williamsburg treasure Vinnie’s Pizzeria has come to the rescue. They posted the above image on their instagram with the following caption: Introducing: PIEd Pods. Listen. We’re concerned about the youths. They’re eating laundry detergent pods. We needed to do […]