I went and caught The Drums over at Brooklyn Bowl lastnight. Thank you Spin Magazine and Diet Coke for a great night of music. I wasn’t in a drinking mood so I definitely drank atleast 4 of those free sodas being passed out. I’ve always thought The Drums studio stuff was good but I must […]
Formerly: DIIV’S ZACHARY COLE SMITH A 9-11 TRUTHER?
This Friday Brooklyn Bowl is hosting a benefit in honor of DJ Jonathan Toubin, who was sent to the hospital in critical condition on December 8th when a car crashed into the hotel room where Toubin was staying in Portland. 100% of the proceeds will go to assisting with Jonathan’s hospital and medical bills. Tickets […]
For you non-french speakers, the title of Of Montreal’s new song, “L’age d’or,” translates to “The Golden Age.” Though it’s not clear what the first single off the band’s thecontrollersphere EP is referring to, if it’s the amount of glitter used in their videos and live shows, then that sounds about right. Their new video, […]
Sorry Virginia, turns out it’s the other Williamsburg that’s for lovers. According to a survey by online dating site HowAboutWe.com, Williamsburg ranks 5th in the 10 most popular New York neighborhoods to have a first date. Unlike conventional dating websites, HowAboutWe.com lets you propose first date activities, and then matches you up with a prospective […]
It’s good, I’m these cold winter times, to get a taste of the beach. And even if you are taken to a cold grey New Jersey shore, it still has the impact of taking you out of the season. Maybe more sulk than surf. Like maybe wearing a sweater on the beach and skipping stones […]
How much do you love bowling? Enough to fight off all the other Thanksgiving orphans left in Brooklyn to get a free lane? If so, head on over to Brooklyn Bowl today from 2-3pm where they’ll be offering free bowling. Shoes not included.
A little after 2am Sunday morning, as sweaty, drunk, and all but tired hipsters danced and partied to one band after another at Pichfork’s #Offline Festival at Brooklyn Bowl, guests got a big surprise. Glammed out in bling, an excited, energetic, and oh so entertaining Kanye West took the stage. Backed by DJ A-Trak, he […]
Brooklyn Bowl owner Peter Shapiro is considering taking his alley/venue/restaraunt/bar nationwide, exporting its hipster elements out and capitalizing in similar neighborhoods around developing areas in cities like San Francisco. There’s a lotta “ifs” out there, but hey, it might happen. “We would try to take the best of what’s worked in New York and try […]