Obviously, there are some bigots in Williamsburg. Meet Barie Shortell. Barie was walking down N4th last month when a group of teenagers started with some anti-gay slurs before jumping him. Ten hours of surgery and three metal plates later, Barie has up to 100,000 dollars in hospital bills. Have any info? Call 646.610.5267 for the […]
As obnoxious as N+1’s was with the all out twitter campaign for their “What Was The Hipster” book, the essay “Hasids vs Hipsters” is pretty great. Adds some more analysis than the last New York piece and very timely with the Prospect Park West bike lane drama. It’s only going to get worse with better […]
Phil DePaolo, a Williamsburg resident for 32 years, filmed this unidentified glowing thingamajig around 11pm Monday night over the streets of the neighborhood. He said it vanished within 15 minutes. Rumor has it they came to Earth for brunch around 1pm, had one too many bloody marys and stayed all day. DePaolo caught their escape. […]
This year’s Williamsburg Fashion Weekend will feature over 14 new and emerging fashion designers and 7 of the most exciting bands from Brooklyn. Shows will run the gamut from fashion as conceptual art to ready-to-wear, incorporating live music, theatre and dance, always raw, experimental and forward thinking. Williamsburg Fashion Weekend February 18th and 19th At […]
The Bloomberg administration and City Council have a new plan to help New York residents along the water deal with crowded subways and fewer bus routes. A new and improved ferry service is scheduled to provide all day service along the East River starting in June. The ferries are getting a guaranteed $9 million in […]
Photo via Timothycgoodwin’s Flickr Of course, what’s an article on Korean grocers without mentioning Khim’s Millennium Markets? They also manage to get in a reference to the hipster clientele, which has proven to be catnip for journalists.
Has been spotted on Bedford and Broadway. If any one of you has already pressed Ingrid’s button, let us know.
At least Mayor Bloomberg is proud of himself. In a press release he said the city’s response to the snow this morning showed it had fixed the problems that plagued the much griped about handling of the Dec. 26 blizzard. Arguably, this most recent snow was not as bad as last month’s, but the official […]
It’s a sad day when you realize the word rebel makes you think of the Confederate soldiers and the role that Northern aggression played in the Civil War. I’ve been reading way too much of the Disunion blog. Hopefully, this rebel bingo in the Williamsburg this weekend is light on secession and heavy on the…Johnny […]
It’s a new year and there are tons of recently opened spots for food and alcohol consumption. Below is a list of places to try in 2011. Tuffet, a “cheese/meat/bar” owned by a Market Table alum, opened on New Years Eve. Now that we’ve got our hangovers (& desire to eat nothing but wheatgrass and […]
I hope you didn’t think the holidays were over yet. This Sunday is the 14th annual Three Kings Day Parade. January 6 is the Feast of the Epiphany, the holiday marking the arrival of the three wise men to visit the holy family, and the revelation to the Gentiles that the little kid in the […]
Snowmageddon got you down? Convinced the world is ending in 2012? Don’t worry guys, as I point out over at The Awl, it looks like us hipster kids might be the only ones primed to survive the apocalypse. Well, us and bed bugs.