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 […]
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 […]
This is, of course, horrible news for the music community in Brooklyn. In a city with very few places left for the DIY music scene to thrive, Shea Stadium was beloved. They are already missed: Dearest showgoers, We wish we had better news to close out what has been such an incredibly successful and heart-warming […]
UPDATED: Shea loses lease We all know the troubles our beloved Brooklyn venue Shea Stadium has been undergoing the last few months. But— as we continue to see the closings of venues we have cherished over many years in Brooklyn, we refuse to let one more go under. Our community of music lovers and show-goers will […]
Grub Street did an egg sandwich crawl across the city and, not surprisingly, Williamsburg and Greenpoint got a couple of mentions. Frankel’s in Greenpoint got top honors for their Pastrami, Egg & Cheese sandwich which New York called the “absolute best” in the city: The spicy pastrami is cut into fatty chunks that remind you […]
Whether you drive a truck, work in a factory, a hospital, or on Wall Street, it’s clear that new software algorithms and robotics will have a significant impact on your daily life.