Modern Love – a new “swanky vegan comfort food” restaurant is now open in Williamsburg

Modern Love, credit Gothamist

Modern Love, credit Gothamist

They opened quietly a few weeks ago on Union Ave:

The two best dishes I ate here used tempeh, tofu’s firmer, cakier cousin, for textural balance and a subtle earthiness, and the results were excellent. The simple Tempeh Stuffed Avocado featured a mini mountain of the stuff, chopped into chunks and slathered in spicy mayo, exploding up from half a perfectly ripe avocado, a pile of watercress giving some crunch and bitterness, a drizzling of chili oil bringing the heat. This was the second time in a week I ate avocado paired with chili oil, and if other kitchens know what’s good for them, I predict you’ll soon be seeing this combo all over town. [Read more…]

Trump Zoltar machine spotted in Greenpoint


h/t Gothamist who reports that the talking Trump machine was packed away in a van after the video was shot. Where will it appear next?

Vinnie’s Pizzeria is already serving Kenneth Bone specials

via @vinniesbrooklyn on Instagram

via @vinniesbrooklyn on Instagram

Last night at the Presidential debate one of the only bright spots was a man in a bright red sweater named Kenneth Bone. Bedford Ave’s Vinnie’s Pizzeria is always on top of pop culture and already has a specials menu for today featuring [Read more…]

Pro-Trump art show booted out of Williamsburg

ughThe pro-Trump “art show” featuring a cavalcade of awful characters has been given the boot by the owner of the gallery the event was supposed to take place at on [Read more…]

Top 5 shows of the weekend

Glenn Branca

You don’t need me wasting your time with chit-chat, there are weekend plans to be made, this time we bring you some site favourites and something out of left field. Enjoy!

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L train service went down this morning after a train filled with smoke

Photo via @hectah on Twitter

Photo via @hectah on Twitter

The L train went down just in time for the morning rush cutting off service between Brooklyn and Manhattan. Riders are reporting a train filled with smoke near the 1st avenue stop, but smoke can also be seen all the way to [Read more…]

REVIEW: Surprise! The Meadows Wasn’t All That Basic


Kanye West returned to NYC to play The Meadows (Photo Credit: SamAlive)

When I exited the 7 train at Mets-Willets Point in Corona, Queens to the distant sounds of rock music rolling over asphalt, I’ll admit my expectations for The Meadows had been set low. Despite the rare use of the CitiField/Flushing Meadows Park venue and the, dare I say, exciting lineup, it was just hard for me to understand what necessity Founders Entertainment saw in launching a brand new festival. [Read more…]

The moron behind #Twinks4Trump is hosting a pro-Trump art show in Williamsburg on Saturday


That’s right, the dipshit behind #Twinks4Trump, Lucian Wintrich, is hosting an event with an all-star cast of racists, dipshits, and sewer trolls including Milo Yiannopoulos, Gavin McInnes, Martin Shkreli, David Angelo, Francis Legge, James O’Keefe, the Godesky Brothers, Jon Proby, Sebastian Sommer and, perhaps, a real life Nazi or two. Sounds like a great reason to leave town. Ugh. When will this nightmare of an election be over?!

The opening for #DaddyWillSaveUs will be held at 191 North, 14th Street, Brooklyn, New York October 8th starting at 8pm ET.

Headlining speakers and contributors for the opening include outspoken gay conservative Milo Yiannopoulos and Vice co-founder Gavin McInnes. Additional contributors include Martin Shkreli, James O’Keefe, the Godesky Brothers, Jon Proby, Sebastian Sommer, and more!! [Read more…]