It’s hard to imagine there was a time when Bedford was known as “Fourth” and no one lived in Greenpoint, but thanks to a map from 1836 we can compare old New York to today. Check out the interactive map at Smithsonian
There are two Stephens running for City Council in our district, Steve Levin and Stephen Pierson. Though we’re still torn about which one to support, we fully endorse the latter Steve’s position on the Greenpoint Landing. From DNA: Stephen Pierson — who is trying to oust incumbent Stephen Levin for the 33rd District council seat […]
There are lots of great choices this weekend with happenings all over the borough, even the addition of FIXED/Verboten in the city that deserves the honorable mentioning of Bicep, Maxxi Soundsystem and Pional. Bossa Nova Civic Club is hosting a full Latin American Music Festival with over 20 artists and PS1 Warm Up continues on […]
Here’s what the owners have to say about this new bar and gastropub that opened recently on Grand: Eric Austin and Jason Kleinmann are two guys that know what they like. In 2007, after their favorite punk rock bars had closed they decided to open their own: the Second Chance Saloon. Now, after finding frustration […]
After a 3 year break and turbulent line up changes, Aa (Big A Little a) is back in full swing. Here’s last night’s performance at Death by Audio.
In case you missed it last Saturday, it’s coming back! Smorgasburg Week 2 – Shoyu Ramen Burger Encore… Back by popular demand! It’s official!! See you at Smorgasburg on Saturday!!! Thanks again to Sun Noodle for letting us use their booth!
The year 2007 really doesn’t seem like that long ago, but the last 6 gentrification-filled years on the Williamsburg waterfront might as well be a lifetime. Even the all powerful Google misses a spot sometimes and in this case they haven’t updated the map near North 3rd and the East River since 2007. Click the […]
I became one of the chosen on July 13th, 2011 at around 2AM. I was standing in line to go to the bathroom at The Commodore when a familiar face walked towards me. Like a lot of New Yorkers my first thought wasn’t “that’s someone famous!”, but more “That person looks familiar, maybe he was […]
The Melvins leveled House of Vans last night. Not catching a breath for a second, Buzz Osborne, Dale Crover, Jeff Pinkus and Coady Willis ripped through an earsplitting 72min set. No breaks, no announcements, just vicious sonic ferocity. During the band’s last song, Gibby Haynes from the Butthole Surfers joined in on vocals. Video of that […]
Last Sunday, new Profound Lore signees Vaura played most of their upcoming album to a live audience for the very first time. Scheduled for release this autumn, you can already check out 3 songs from “The Missing” below. Vaura – Pleasure Blind
From Eater The team from Mesa Coyoacan is getting set to open their restaurant Zona Rosa in the Airstream and garden at the corner of Metropolitan and Lorimer Street. The tacos-and-margaritas restaurant was announced last January, and will finally open on July 24. From DNA The owners of Mesa Coyoacan are set to open Zona […]
The gaping Williamsburg bike situation-sized hole in the theater world is finally being filled. A play about the Hipster vs Hasid bike wars is coming to NYC next