From BarackObama.com On August 24th, Brooklyn for Barack is partnering with JellyNYC to co-host the Last Pool Party (ever) at McCarren Park Pool in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Held one day before the start of the Democratic National Convention, the event hopes to not only raise money for Barack’s campaign but to celebrate the increased participation of […]
image c/o The Brooklyn Paper / Allison Bosworth From The Brooklyn Paper: Justin Tranter, lead singer of the quartet, Semi Precious Weapons, rents an illegal 1,800-square-foot loft in the shadow of the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant for six years — but he and his bandmates received a 30-day eviction notice earlier this month… ‚”Things […]
Grand Archives —————– FRIDAY —————— The Bushwick Film Festival begins. More information and the full schedule here. Grand Archives at South Street Seaport 7pm, FREE more information here From Flavorpill Grand Archives sound like summer (the drowsy front-porch afternoons, not the oppressively hot dog days). The Seattle five blend sunny, multi-part harmonies, lazily strummed acoustic […]
The Muslims This evening’s show at Union Pool will be a splendid one, headlined by The Muslims. The San Diego-based group plays likable, stripped down garage-punk, in the tradition of Iggy or Richard Hell, with even a touch of Jonathan Richman or Dinosaur Jr. here and there. While they spent the past 2 nights opening […]
image via flickr user cherub_rocker666 When Rolling Stone gave Syracuse quintet Ra Ra Riot‘s debut album, The Rhumb Line, a four star review, they seconded something that many displaced Syracuse grads now living in Williamsburg (ie. me) already know…Ra Ra Riot is a shit-ton of fun! The album releases today, and to celebrate, the band’s […]
——————– ON FRIDAY ——————– Kill Shop Kill Opening Party DJ’s: Michael T (Motherfucker), Rok One (Fun), Jake Destruction (One Night Stand) GoGo’s: BurningAngel.com Complimentary cocktails provided until 9:30 Store Launch: 8:30-9:30, Launch Party: 9:30-4:00am 216 Bedford (@N5th), Williamsburg, BK more information at http://fashionindie.com Dirty Projectors at the Seaport Time: 5:00pm, Cost: Free Location: South Street […]
Was your blood sugar a little low last night at McCarren Pool, but a fine lady saved the day with a sugary Halls cough drop? Well, she likes you. From Craigslist’s “Missed Connections”: “your blood sugar was a little low and i offered you a halls while your friend left to get you some juice. […]
image c/o BrooklynVegan By all accounts, the Wilco show last night at McCarren Park Pool was mesmerizing. BrooklynVegan has a good rundown and a setlist. You’d think Jeff Tweedy would know by now that hipsters don’t clap, dance, or show enthusiasm. From BrooklynVegan And last but not least there was the comment that definitely had […]
The second video off her amazing self-titled debut.
You’ll be missed.