In the immortal words of Crocodile Dundee: That’s not a release week, this is a release week.
It’s a new season in New York – one of my favorites, in fact. Who doesn’t love fall in Brooklyn? It’s the perfect time to pig out on pumpkin flavored everything and snuggle up in chunky sweaters. Everyone seems to be brushing up on their baking skills, and friends are super down to meet for […]
It all began in the summer, when the MTA announced that there would be fifteen weekend shutdowns of the L Train between August and next April. Fifteen! Thanks MTA! With October approaching, the interruptions are almost upon us. There will be no service between Manhattan and Brooklyn for 4 weekends in October, 2 in November, 4 in February, […]
The assault happened late on Saturday, around the corner from The Metropolitan, sending two young men to the hospital. More from Gothamist: The incident took place at 12:55 a.m., Sunday, September 23rd. According to the NYPD, the suspect approached the two men in front of 540 Metropolitan Avenue and “made anti-sexual orientation statements and assaulted […]
Rents are finally getting a tad cheaper in Williamsburg. With the L shutdown beginning in April of 2019, renters are paying (on average) $250 less than they did in 2016. Streeteasy has more: rents in the North Brooklyn submarket have declined to 2015 levels, and there are new signals that the market in Williamsburg in […]
We’ve had some exciting openings in North Brooklyn lately, including Paulie Gee’s slice shop. This weekend, Missy Robbins’s new pasta joint Misi is also opening. There will be lines: If you’re the sort who sees no reason for Italian menus to extend past the primi course — and you might have a point there — […]
The new Hoxton hotel has three restaurants. Klein’s is the flagship on the ground floor. There’s a rooftop bar called Summerly. And there’s a terrace bar on the second floor called Backyard. All three spots are run by Jud Mongell (Five Leaves) and Zeb Stewart (Union Pool) which makes us hopeful and is a sign […]
Welcome to the first weekend of fall, folks. I’d tell you to get out the seance candles and inverted crucifixes, both those are year-round decorations around these parts.
Friday marks the first day of fall! Holy hell, the season went by fast. But you know what they say – time flies when you’re having fun! And just because you had to say goodbye to summer Fridays, it doesn’t mean that the good times can’t keep rolling. Don’t believe me? Check out this week’s […]
And just like that, the end of summer is upon us. It’s been a swell one, full of rooftops and courtyards and festivals and all of those things that get us through the big, bad northeastern winter. Just writing about it makes me feel warm and fuzzy. Lucky for us, it’s looking like the weekend […]
If you’ve never been, TASTE is a great opportunity to sample cuisine from some of North Brooklyn’s best restaurants. The event is on September 16th, from 1-5 p.m. in Williamsburg at East River State Park. Best of all, proceeds from the event will go to benefit the Firehouse North Brooklyn Community Center. Check out the […]
This Monday, be sure to swing by Rough Trade in Williamsburg for the book release party of Burning Down the Haus: Punk Rock, Revolution, and the Fall of the Berlin Wall. The book chronicles the East Berlin punk movement of the late 70s and 80s, leading up to the fall of the Berlin Wall. In addition […]