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
Do you want to go out to a trendy brunch in Williamsburg yet still give your child the freedom to roam around? You can just do what this Williamsburg couple did at Rosarito Fish Shack. From DNA info: They were further stunned when the couple asked if they could push the crib up to one […]
Brooklyn filmmaker Francesco Marchione has launched a Kickstarter campaign to adapt David Foster Wallace’s short story OBLIVION as a 25-minute film. The story ostensibly centers around a marital conflict over snoring that results in sleep deprivation, hallucination, and ultimately revelation. Marchione acquired the rights to the 2004 story (from the collection OBLIVION: Stories) from the […]
UPDATE: According to reporter Andy Newman the man actually fell on the rail. That makes much more sense. Sorry: police say *no* indication that man electrocuted on 3rd rail in Bklyn was killed by urinating on it. They say he fell on it. — Andy Newman (@andylocal) July 8, 2013 Early this morning at the […]