Oh Market Hotel, we’ve missed you so! Welcome back. You can celebrate their grand re-opening November 1 with the always-entertaining So So Glos and LVL UP. Full schedule (thus far) below. 11/01 So So Glos, LVL UP, gobbinjr, DJ Samantha Urbani & DJ Carlitos (tix) 11/02 Tera Melos, Speedy Ortiz (tix) 11/11 The World Is a Beautiful Place […]
With Halloween just around the corner, there are lots of opportunities to see some great classic horror films in North Brooklyn. We told you about the The Brooklyn Horror Film Festival, which just ended. If you missed it, fear not, there are still plenty of scary films coming your way. At Videology in Williamsburg, there’s […]
All Photos by Malak Kdiry What started as a humble celebration of underground music has become one of the borough’s most successful electronic events. The Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival, better known as BEMF, reigns supreme when it comes to bringing rare, international talent to the hood. This year was no different, with hot names like […]
No shortage of killer stuff to go around this week—especially from a couple of noted locals—so I’ll keep the stage banter brief this week. Can I get a little more Trenchgrinder in the monitor, please?
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We rarely have nice things to say about Stephen Levin, but we are fully behind his bid to rename the Williamsburg Bridge: The campaign to name the Williamsburg Bridge for Jazz great Sonny Rollins has taken an important step. City Council member Stephen Levin of Brooklyn has introduced legislation to make the change… The legendary […]
As I rouse myself from a two-hour midday nap, it has become very clear to me that I’m still recovering from last week’s BEMF. I’ll admit it’s been a while since I went for B2B sunrise hangs, but this weekend provided fine excuses to stay up past my bed time. Pete Tong‘s Friday night party […]
A guide to the best restaurants and food in Williamsburg, Brooklyn; Greenpoint, Brooklyn; and Bushwick, Brooklyn. The best places to dine in North Brooklyn.
Crusasis could be huge. I know that sounds like chapter one in the Music Writer Cliche handbook. I know that it’s not the 70s anymore and not every three-piece rock band with good songs gets their own RCA greatest hits collection. I know. I know. But just listen…
After an illness-related layoff last week, we are back with metal (and phlegm) aplenty, which seems like a fitting introduction to the bubbling grotesquery ahead. Happy Friday the 13th, everyone. WHAT TO HEAR: Batting lead off this week (it’s the MLB Playoffs!!…No? Anybody?) are long-running local trio Belus and their scathing new full length, Apophenia […]
I think we can all agree that 2017 has been pretty fucking scary. But at least now we can finally celebrate spooky in a fun way (as opposed to an impending nuclear war way). On Saturday, October 28th, BangOn!NYC’s annual Warehouse of Horrors returns from the dead to haunt a secret East Williamsburg location, and we’re giving away […]
Brooklyn will become a veritable playground for nightlife enthusiasts when the borough’s infamous BEMF celebrates its 10th Anniversary later this week. Starting Thursday, a slew of local and international talent, industry panels, curated stages and a “record fair” will make Williamsburg, Greenpoint, Bushwick and Gowanus a whole lot groovier. As always, the lineup touts an impressive […]