Top 5 shows of the weekend

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The weather looks like it should be pretty nice again this weekend, and yes the L train still sucks, but you can work around it. Remember to hit up the Numero pop-up store and load up on records. After enjoying the outdoors during the day, there are some fine evening options for you. [Read more...]

You can’t watch Game of Thrones at Videology anymore

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Not sure why HBO has singled out Videology, but you’re going to have to find a new place to watch naked redheads get torn apart by wolves:

HBO has sent a letter to Williamsburg bar Videology telling them not to show Game of Thrones episodes on Sunday nights. “They said that it’s not allowed to be shown in a public setting,” says the bar’s co-owner, James Leet. It’s the first time the bar has been asked not to screen a particular show… [Read more...]

This One Goes To Eleven: Weekly metal roundup

tribulation Come for the metal. Stay for the metal. By now you know the drill, so let’s just get to it.

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Uber offering L train relief with $5 ‘Uber pools’ to and from Williamsburg

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Why do you insist on making it so hard for us to hate you, Uber, you opportunistic bastards?

Transportation options between Manhattan and North Brooklyn will be limited over the next 5 weekends. Not only does this put a wrench in your brunch plans, but it causes a major disruption for local business. [Read more...]

Teddy’s reopens with a new menu

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That was quick. We stopped by and, thankfully, Teddy’s looks pretty much the same. We’d hate to have seen this Northside institution morph into something more trendy, though it was definitely time to improve upon the food. [Read more...]

Top 5 shows of the weekend

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Don’t forget that L train has forsaken us this weekend (and for the next 5 weekends afterwards). Fret not, for once that crushing realisation subsides you can perk up in the knowledge that any efforts to battle this inconvenience will be rewarded with some fine entertainment.

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No L service for five fucking weekends

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We’re not quite sure how the MTA justifies the fare hikes, given the shitty service and closures, but that’s what happens when an agency is run without any oversight:

After enduring weeks of overnight closures that nixed L train service between Brooklyn and Manhattan, straphangers along that line trying to cross the East River on the weekends will have to find another way. The closure will expand starting April 18, the MTA said in signs posted at L train stations. Every Saturday and Sunday until May 18, L trains won’t be running between the 8 Avenue and Lorimer Street stops. [Read more...]

Man found dead on Lorimer stop L train

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From the Daily News:

Cops are investigating the death of a 67-year-old man found dead on a Manhattan-bound L train at the Lorimer St.-Metropolitan Ave. station early Wednesday. The homeless man, who was found sitting up on a subway car seat, was declared dead at the scene just before 2 a.m. His name was not immediately disclosed. [Read more...]