And so the countdown to Halloween begins. Next week we will bring you all the corresponding insanity—both GWAR and Skeletonwitch will be in Brooklyn, for one—but for now here’s a little something to whet that everlasting bloodthirst.
“While the Manhattan Inn has always enjoyed steady support from the community, it was no longer enough to keep the business viable,” the owners said in a statement, adding that rising rent wasn’t the reason they were leaving. [Read more…]
Have you noticed the strange new blue building near McCarren Park? It’s called Dobbin St. for the short street it sits on, and if it’s Instagram is any indicator, they’ve been hosting some wild events lately.
This halloween week, Dobbin St will transform for one night only into an immersive homage to Dario Argento’s 1977 horror film “Suspiria”. [Read more…]
They opened quietly a few weeks ago on Union Ave:
The two best dishes I ate here used tempeh, tofu’s firmer, cakier cousin, for textural balance and a subtle earthiness, and the results were excellent. The simple Tempeh Stuffed Avocado featured a mini mountain of the stuff, chopped into chunks and slathered in spicy mayo, exploding up from half a perfectly ripe avocado, a pile of watercress giving some crunch and bitterness, a drizzling of chili oil bringing the heat. This was the second time in a week I ate avocado paired with chili oil, and if other kitchens know what’s good for them, I predict you’ll soon be seeing this combo all over town. [Read more…]
That’s right, the dipshit behind #Twinks4Trump, Lucian Wintrich, is hosting an event with an all-star cast of racists, dipshits, and sewer trolls including Milo Yiannopoulos, Gavin McInnes, Martin Shkreli, David Angelo, Francis Legge, James O’Keefe, the Godesky Brothers, Jon Proby, Sebastian Sommer and, perhaps, a real life Nazi or two. Sounds like a great reason to leave town. Ugh. When will this nightmare of an election be over?!
The opening for #DaddyWillSaveUs will be held at 191 North, 14th Street, Brooklyn, New York October 8th starting at 8pm ET.
Headlining speakers and contributors for the opening include outspoken gay conservative Milo Yiannopoulos and Vice co-founder Gavin McInnes. Additional contributors include Martin Shkreli, James O’Keefe, the Godesky Brothers, Jon Proby, Sebastian Sommer, and more!! [Read more…]
It may be cooling down outside, but that doesn’t mean that festival season has come to a close here in NYC. Last week, Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival (BEMF) announced their phase 1 lineup for the ninth annual event, which is set to take place from November 3rd-12th. As usual, house and techno fans should be especially pleased with the stacked roster of artists, which includes names like Amtrac, Kidnap Kid, Britt King, Danny Daze, and several others, all of whom are scheduled to perform at various Brooklyn clubs during the festival’s two anchor weekends.
Yay! We beat San Franciso and Manhattan. There’s really no news here for anyone trying to buy in Brookyn, but at least we’re number one! Ugh:
A person earning the average salary in Brooklyn cannot afford the average home there — even if he or she could spend his entire salary (and then some) on housing, [Read more…]