We’re all familiar with the ghost stories of NYC venues past. CBGB gets co-opted by John Varvatos — CBGB-ish peddler of Billy Joe Armstrong-approved looks and wares. North 6th is snatched up and scrubbed down by Bowery Presents and Ticketmaster’s hamster-powered server farm. 285 Kent and DBA finally slip into Murdoch’s yawning cultural detritus, with lines of former and future Vice employees lining the South 2nd sidewalks in those final weeks to glean Snapchat capital/”say goodbye”/covertly peruse their new cubicle spaces.
Back in 2005 New York City was bidding against London for the 2012 Olympic games. According to [Read more...]
Who said summer was supposed to be nice anyway… with thunderstorms forecast for much of the weekend, you might as well spend it inside somewhere watching bands! Let’s not beat around the bush, here are some recommendations…
We’re going to miss their nachos — which were some of the best in the city. Maybe there will be a Bill Murray spotting at the closing party – which happens on Sunday. His son is a partial owner, after all. From their website:
We regret to inform our beloved guests that after 3 years River Styx will be closing its doors. [Read more...]
We told you about the Brooklyn Night Bazaar’s new location on Greenpoint Ave at the Polonaise Terrace. Now the initial line-up has been announced. There are lots of TBDs, but highlights include Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Pissed Jeans and Ted Leo. Full list below:
9/9 Gothamist presents: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah [Read more...]