Speakeasy’s and micro-spaces are big in North Brooklyn right now. Secret Dungeon is the latest — a hard-to-find micro-gallery inside a storage bin in industrial East Williamsburg. Secret Dungeon is the brainchild of 11 artists whose mission, according to member and photographer Greg Gentert, is to present “exceptional programming in an unexceptional space.”… Cardboard arrows […]
After being shutdown in 2016 for selling alcohol without a license and having conditions “imminently perilous to human life”, the gigantic party space known as Brooklyn Mirage has officially reopened. They held their first EDM party on Saturday with DJ Stephan Bodzin and $8 drafts of Stella Artois: After a year of false starts and legal imbroglios, […]
Last week, we found out we were losing Grand Victory and possibly Secret Project Robot and Palisades. Now Acheron is shutting down its backroom and will no longer be hosting shows. In another week, the only place you’ll be able to see music is the Best Buy Theater in Times Square.
From DNA: A slew of safety violations prompted city building inspectors to shut down a 6,000-person party venue for the second time in three weeks, according to an email sent from the Department of Buildings to the local community board.
A 53-year-old sheet metal worker was killed near Grattan Street and Knickerbocker Avenue this morning around 8AM after confronting a group of men who were
Moku Moku recently opened in Bushwick (you can call it East Williamsburg if you want). It’s from the same people who own Momo Sushi Shack which is next door: Opened in the former Olive Valley space, Moku Moku isn’t doing sushi, but rather a more meat-heavy menu focused on Yakitori, which in Japanese means grilled […]
Morgan stoppers are gonna be blissed out about this. Now they can grab bagels in the AM and still stop by later for a pizza on the run: The bakers are offering everything bagels schmeared with cream cheese, plus parfaits, off-menu bialys, and an egg sandwich similar to the one on offer in the restaurant. […]
Yesterday, Matt Buchanan of The Awl wrote, Whether the Williamsburg you know ended with Diner in 1998-1999 or Marlow & Sons in 2004 or the Wythe Hotel in 2012 (or whichever milestone you prefer!), the average human living in Williamsburg is now, officially, a rich person—and a young one, at that. Buchanan bases his post on a […]
Early Sunday morning, agents of the NYPD and the Department of Homeland Security conducted a raid on the apartment building located at 221 Devoe Street in East Williamsburg, Gothamist reports. The DHS arrived in a heavily-armored MRAP (“mine-resistant/ambush-protected“) vehicle emblazoned with “HSI SPECIAL RESPONSE TEAM.” HSI stands for Homeland Security Investigations, which is a subdivision […]
We’re looking forward to this new pork palace coming soon to Bushwick. (Or is it East Williamsburg?) Tyson Ho, the Flushing-bred, North-Carolina-trained pit master, has confirmed that he’ll be setting up a beer and barbecue hall at 173 Morgan Avenue to open this summer. The restaurant is meant to emulate the experience of a communal […]