Bedford Avenue’s popular, independently-owned kitchenware shop is closing after more than ten years due to greedy landlords. Following a 44% rent hike, they’re closing shop on April 30th. The owner has posted a note on Facebook explaining the heartfelt decision and outlining the unconscionable strain put on her business by her landlords: On April 30 we will […]
Your favorite outdoor drinking spot is set to open this week. Wednesday May 1 to be exact (weather permitting). With Greenpoint Ale and Northern Territory both closed, we’re delighted that the Barge bar remains open. It looks like opening day may be a bit of a washout, but the weekend looks more promising. The Brooklyn […]
Apologies in advance for the impending sportiness of this section over the next few months. I have my 30th birthday, several weddings, a bunch of work stuff, and a cross-country studio trip for my band all on the ol’ Google calendar. But when I’m here, I’ll do my best to spit up one of these, […]
Actually they REALLY won’t since the changes “may entail waiting 40 minutes for an L train.” The MTA is warning that there will be long waits and trains too crowded to board at “certain times.” And don’t even get us started on the bus situation on 14th Street — critics of the plans worry that they will crawl […]
No sun? Still fun. Or at least the organizers over at The Governors Ball Music & Arts Festival seem to think so. In what has become an annual tradition, GovBallNYC has announced another stacked “After Dark” series, for festival goers who want to keep the party going long after the last headlining guitar strums fall […]
As if Tax Day wasn’t enough trauma for one day, April 15th is also the day when the revised partial shutdown plan begins on the L line. From today until April 26, there will be no L service between Brooklyn and Manhattan from 10:30 PM and 5 AM, Monday through Friday. Make sure you get on […]
The delays have already begun, but now the MTA has a detailed map that outlines what to expect from now through summer 2020: With the revised approach, L customers will have normal service during the highest ridership times. Weeknights: 8 PM to 5 AM L trains run every 20 minutes between Brooklyn and Manhattan and […]
If you’ve ever wanted to make the world a more beautiful place, now is your chance. In honor of Earth Day and their upcoming Elements Lakewood event, Brooklyn-based production company BangOn!NYC is giving local artists an opportunity to sustainably elevate the festival’s landscape. Check out their big announcement below:
Across the world, people are worshipping a zombie prophet and mourning the ashes of humanity’s most famous cathedral. Needless to say, it’s been a pretty metal week in our neck of the multiverse, so stop by and check it out.
The 10,000 square foot space has been open for a few months now, but had its official grand opening on Friday with a drag party called Godmother. The bar is owned by Brenda Breathnach, an Irish bartender who began working at a bar in the Bronx and then took over Pheonix, a gay dive bar […]
Damn, since when did April become October? We have a bonkers week in metal to get you, so grab your board and let’s hang ten.
Vinyl nerds get ready. Saturday is Record Store Day. As Chris mentioned already, the biggest events are at Rough Trade: Performances by: Steve Gunn, Cochemea (The Dap Kings), TEEN, Elijah Wolf, Pearl Charles, and Eli ‘Paperboy’ Reed DJ Sets by (Presented by Talkhouse): Charly Bliss, Chris Cohen, Sad 13 (Speedy Ortiz), Madison McFerrin, Ian Williams […]