With Punxsutawney Phil’s surely scientific prediction that this winter will be a short one looming, let’s get at this before the insidious bastions of Sol are loosed once again on this frozen slab of dirt we call hearth, home, and happiness.
Season three of Broad City is almost here! And since they secretly know that coloring is your favorite alone time activity, Broad City graphic artist Mike Perry is putting up a paint by numbers mural right next to Kinfolk this Saturday. The first queens in line will get a free t-shirt. For the rest of us, the drinks will still be flowing at Kinfolk til 5 p.m. AND Bingo Bronson is coming!!! Read more.
There is a (small) shake-up happening in the Brooklyn pizza scene: You’ll recall that, late last year, Matt and Emily Hyland, the duo behind Brooklyn’s popular Emily, announced they’d open their square-pie spinoff, Emmy Squared, in Clinton Hill, near their original location. The couple, along with chef-partner Lou Tomczak, signed a lease in November on a small space on the same block as their first restaurant, but now, because of a legal dispute with the landlord, they’ve opted to open in a different neighborhood. That neighborhood: Williamsburg. [Read more...]
It’s from the same people who operate the Hotel Chantelle. Eater has more:
The team behind Lower East Side restaurant Hotel Chantelle has taken over the space next to the Williamsburg Bridge at 163 Hope Street that housed Hope Garage. Seth Levine, Ravi Patel, Frank Alessio, and Kyle O’ Brien are partnering with Hope Garage’s former owner Delores Hoskins Auguet in The Regal, a 70-seat diner and [Read more...]
This weekend The Aerie Collective premiers in New York City with the first of two events at The Wythe hotel. “We want to treat our guests to an experience,” says The Aerie Collective co-founder Laura Sniderman. “One which leaves them convinced that their everyday can be beautiful, inspired and healthy.”
Together with co-founders and twin sisters Elle and Claire Bourgeois, Sniderman aims to reverse the concept of a retreat. “The need is closer to home,” she says. “People often feel as if they must step outside of their lives to feel empowered, connected and alive. But why? This question acted as the spark that ignited our initial Urban Retreat.”
The restaurant is called Lilia and it’s a partnership with the owners of Anella & Jimmy’s:
Chef Missy Robbins, who helped make Chicago’s Spiaggia a destination for the Obamas, has opened a restaurant on a quiet stretch of Union Avenue in Williamsburg. The A Voce vet is cooking up rustic Italian at her restaurant Lilia, with a focus on handmade pastas and seafood and meat cooked in a custom-made wood grill diners can peek at through the open kitchen. The former auto-body shop has been given several refinements including handmade tiles and wooden banquettes, but the refurbished iron casement windows are original in keeping with the neighborhood’s love of all things vintage. [Read more...]
The little anti-club with the funktion 1 sound system is all grown up! This weekend marks Output’s Third Anniversary, and they are celebrating in style. Friday, Saturday and Sunday bring some of house and techno’s biggest names to 74 Wythe Ave. Last weekend was a wash, so here’s the perfect opportunity to make up for lost time while shaking dat azz.
The Hardfather is back for his annual Ship2Ship pit stop. For the last two years, Gary Richards aka Destructo has traveled the country with an all-star lineup in between the January and February Holy Ship sailings to satiate fans and build excitement. He returns with Dirty Bird Player and #1 Pizza Fan Justin Martin as well as badass bombshell Rezz for a night you won’t want to miss. And thanks to FREEwilliamsburg, you won’t have to! We are giving away 2 tickets so you and a friend can get down at Destructo’s Ship2Ship Tour at Output on Thursday, February 4!