Coat check season is officially OVER, which means now is the time to shed your unnecessary layers and inhibitions on the borough’s best dance floors. We understand how the transition period between winter hibernation and summer turn-up can be daunting, so we’re taking the guess work out of your party plans with weekly round-ups of […]
Goodbye awesome, low-key, tourist-free dining establishment. Hello J. Crew showroom, or whatever the hell replaces you. It’s not clear if they were kicked out by a rent-hiking, greedy landlord, but you just know they were.
As always, the parties are free, but make sure you RSVP in advance. The first show is on May 18 with Digable Planets and Joey Purp. You can RSVP on the Vans website May 8. House of Vans Brooklyn is located at 25 Franklin Street in Greenpoint. The full line-up (thus far) below: May 18 […]
Day drinking is one of our favorite activities. So is making fun of white people. We really try to find any excuse to partake in both highly-regarded American pastimes—and the Kentucky Derby is the one day a year we can REALLLLLLLY do both. So sip on an over-prived mint julep, wear your finest threads, pretend you care about […]
Reminder…. there’s no freaking L Train this weekend!
If any of you were lucky enough to get to Roadburn or Decibel’s inaugural Metal & Beer festival, I hope your hangovers are progressing nicely. For everyone else, well, here’s a little something to ease the pain.
The new donut shop run by celebrity chef Wylie Dufresne opened today inside Williamsburg’s William Vale Hotel. If you want to try Dufresne’s fried treats, get in line early tomorrow (they open at 8am daily) since they were completely sold out by 3pm at today’s opening. According to reports, a large line began forming at […]
Yet another Brooklyn show you’d have to sell your first born’s first born to get into. Damon Albarn + co.’s exclusive Brooklyn show, which was the group’s first U.S. show in 7 years according to Stereogum, was held last night at local record shop/venue hybrid Rough Trade—not exactly where you’d expect to see such an […]
South Williamsburg’s Cow and Clover never really caught on and closed shop in late March. The good news is they’ve decided to partner with the popular pizza joint Fornino. Plans are in motion to open a new branch of the mini-chain in the space at 291 Kent Ave this month with a larger menu: Those […]
We sat down with co-owner Sean Berthiaume to talk about Vinnie’s legacy, what sets them apart from the dozens of other pizza shops all over Williamsburg, and (of course) their pizza creations that made them go viral—more than once! FREEwilliamsburg: Tell us a bit about Vinnie’s backstory. Sean Berthiaume: We started in 2007—March 21st was our ten-year […]
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The mayor’s office announced that the 12-year promise to complete Bushwick Inlet Park, made initially by former mayor Bloomberg, will finally be fulfilled. The land, costing the city $160 million, was purchased from developer Norman Brodsky who would not give it up until he got a “good” price for it (he was initially offered $100 million […]