Pour one out for Grand st. restaurant/bar Lodge who closed this week after 14 years in Williamsburg. They posted the above image to instagram with the following message: Hello friends and family! It is with an extremely heavy heart that we are announcing the closing of our family restaurant, Lodge. It’s been a long run […]
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 […]
It’s the first big metal of the week of, with the return of a couple of heavy hitters and a crushing show slate leading the way, torches aloft. Grab that battle vest and join us or be trampled underfoot. Your call, folks. WHAT TO HEAR: Tribulation is back, storming to the top of the metal […]
The Burg has lost a staple sports bar with Mulholland’s showing its last games this past weekend. A reason for the closing was not given, but Mulholland’s mentioned on their Facebook page that it was not due to a rent increase like most Williamsburg closings: This is the very Last weekend Mulhollands will be open!!! […]
New week, more metal, short intro. Let’s get to it. WHAT TO HEAR: Getting us underway this week is an early AOTY contender from the heart of the bleak, god-forsaken heart of the Midwest: Locktender’s Friedrich (Moment of Collapse). Built from the ashes of Men As Trees, Locktender’s focus is a narrow but engrossing one, with […]