This thing caused a big scare for people in Williamsburg, #Brooklyn: The #NYPD's bomb squad responded to a possible sea mine near Newtown Creek. Turns out, it was a homemade anchor that washed ashore. pic.twitter.com/ZSY7SeG39d — Eyewitness News (@ABC7NY) March 15, 2019 A bomb containment unit was called in Friday to investigate, but the odd-looking […]
Spring has, meteorologically at least, sprung this week and with it THE REBIRTH OF TRVE, PVRE EVIL. Lol, just kidding, but there are some plenty of new metal records on the way, so dig in and have some fun.
We’re definitely excited about this one. Gertie is a new restaurant from Nate Adler of Marlow & Sons fame. They’re officially open today for breakfast and lunch, with dinner coming soon! You can check out there breakfast and lunch menu at gertie.nyc. For the project, Adler — a partner at standout East Village neighborhood Basque […]
Bagock is set to open February 1. It will feature a small menu focusing on two wonderful things, fried chicken and donuts. A once-controversial D.C. chef, whose fried chicken has been featured several times on the Food Network, is bringing that famous recipe to Williamsburg at a fast-casual restaurant next month. Bagock — as in […]
Killbar opened last Thursday and fans of the director will love the Tarantino-themed decorations, food, and drinks such as “Bloody Bride” Mojito and $8 “Hateful 8” wings: Killbar officially officially opened on Thursday night on South 4th Street in Williamsburg, though it was more like the continuation of an ongoing soft opening the bar has […]
A friendly, public service announcement…. VACCINATE YOUR KIDS! Measles is a dangerous virus, for Christ’s sake: Educators at a Williamsburg yeshiva allowed a virulent measles outbreak to infect 21 new victims by letting an unvaccinated child attend class there, according to the city’s chief physician, who urged parents to inoculate their kids against the potentially […]
It may be the dead of winter, but lots of great places are opening in the neighborhood. We told you about Killbar and Bagock. You can now add Hanon Udon to the list! this week’s opening of Hanon, on Union Avenue in Williamsburg and featuring more than 20 separate udon dishes on the menu, is […]
Happy March, folks. Let’s bring this shit in like a lion.
This is great news for beer nerds in North Brooklyn. We’re big fans of Other Half! Along with Singlecut, Finback, Grimm, LIC Beer Project and Root & Branch, their hoppy IPAs are among our favorites in the city. Other Half is plotting a 3,600-square-foot brewery inside 1 South First, a new mixed-use building under construction at […]
Long time North Brooklyn staple and friendly neighborhood dive, Rosemary’s Greenpoint Tavern, will close its doors after 66 years. The closing, which will be made official on Feburary 28th of this year, is a simple product of a deal made by land-hungry developers, and the gentrification phenomena that poses a constant threat to today’s urban […]
A lot to get to and not a lot of time to get to it this week, so I hope you didn’t forget your EZ Pass on the counter again.
You might know Rafael Espinal as the City Council Member from Brooklyn who repealed the “no dancing” Cabaret Law and established the Office of Nightlife. Maybe you’ve heard about his work to reduce the plastic pollution in our oceans and parks by banning plastic straws. Or maybe you’ve met him around Brooklyn, where he can […]