Five Leaves POV burger lunch

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Do you work a 9-5 job and wish you could enjoy a leisured, weekday big breakkie?  Don’t have time to wait two hours on Sunday morning for a table? Craving some avocado toast and a bloody mary? Lament no more, y’all!

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Bloody start to week with two murders in Bushwick and Williamsburg

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This is of course, horrible news and a reminder that in addition to artisinal bakeries, North Brooklyn still has its share of violent crime:

A pair of bloody murders rocked Williamsburg and Bushwick on Monday and Tuesday. [Read more...]

This One Goes To Eleven: Weekly metal roundup

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With Maryland Deathfest on the way this weekend, some of you are probably a little preoccupied at the moment and I get that. But the best way to prep for a metric ton of metal is with even more metal, so make sure to give this week’s installment of This One Goes To Eleven a skim. At the very least, you’ll have something to jam to while you cram your archive of Venom cut-offs into a black trash bag and hit I-95 with a thumb in the air.

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A Fan Made This Bitchin’ Mysteryland USA Spreadsheet by Stage and Artist

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We’re just a few short days away from Mysteryland USA, and chances are you’re already experiencing that workplace phenomenon where you give 0 fux leading up to the long weekend. This is a common side effect of knowing that you will soon be dancing your D off for three days straight at one of the best electronic music festivals in the country. I get it. And that’s why I’m here to HELP and ENABLE this behavior.

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Priests and Perfect Pussy headlining the last Brooklyn Night Bazaar this weekend

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This weekend will be the last for Greenpoint’s Brooklyn Night Bazaar. Thanks BMW. Luckily they are going out with a bang. Priests will be playing on Friday and Perfect Pussy on Saturday. Should be a great way to say goodbye. From the owners:

As you might have heard, about a week ago we received some unwelcome news from our landlord. He reached a deal for a new lease with a very large company. We have been asked to vacate by the end of the month. [Read more...]

Live review: Mac McCaughan played Baby’s All Right

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While Mac McCaughan‘s debut album is called, Non-Believers, he made the stage at Baby’s All Right his pulpit and very much preached to the converted on Saturday night. Mixing new tunes with discography classics and a few covers thrown in for good measure, the crowd lapped up every note.

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Surf Lodge announces its 2015 concert series line-up

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All concerts are free and are just a short drive away in Montauk. It all starts Memorial Day weekend with Mac Demarco on Friday, Escort on Saturday, Capital Cities on Sunday and Tove Lo on Monday. Full line-up below: [Read more...]

Kickstarter owner cofounding restaurant in Greenpoint

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It’s right around the corner from their offices in Greenpoint and will serve French-Catalonian fare.

Rucola, June, and Fitzcarraldo co-owner Henry Rich has been working on a Greenpoint restaurant for two years, and early this summer, the 100-seat space will finally open its doors on Franklin Street. Rich says he and his team are “trying to open the perfect neighborhood restaurant for Greenpoint.” That team includes Rucola chef Joe Pasqualetto and Kickstarter founder Perry Chen. [Read more...]