TASTE Williamsburg Greenpoint is this Sunday, September 18

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This annual event turns 7 this year with lots of new spots to sample:

TASTE Williamsburg Greenpoint is an annual outdoor celebration of North Brooklyn’s local flavor! Entering its 7th year, this block party style tasting event features sample tastes from over 50 of the neighborhood’s best restaurants, bars, breweries and wineries, along with live music, demonstrations and much, much more. Participating restaurants below: [Read more…]

Weekend Movie Screenings: 7/25-7/27

mad-max-vault-dwellerPut on your fedoras, grab your gimp suits, and fire up that DeLorean to 88 to prepare for this weekend’s midnight movies. You can head over to Nitehawk Cinema, grab a drink, and choose between Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior and Dead Man.  Or don’t choose, they’re both playing on Friday and Saturday. 1995’s Dead Man starring Johnny Depp is technically a Western, but saying that it’s a Jim Jarmusch film is a much more helpful descriptor. The film is great and a nice reminder of what Johnny Depp was pre-Pirates, but as it’s playing as part of Nitehawk’s Summer of Surrealism series, be aware that you’re in for restless sleep and probably some weird dreams after. Or you can head over to Road Warrior, part of their July Brunch & Midnite: Burn N’ Rubber series, to see the greatest car movie ever made on the big screen. Plus, you can witness Lord Humungus’s fabulous fashion sense as it was meant to be seen.

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Max Fish is moving to Williamsburg

Max Fish, a staple of Ludlow Street in the LES for over two decades appears to be finally making a move. With threats of closure hanging over the bar for the past few years, owner Ulf Rimkus has filed for a liquor license at 132 Metropolitan Ave right next to Nitehawk Cinema. She promises: ‘We’ll Take the Spirit and Everything Else With Us.’ via BoweryBoogie

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Nitehawk Cinema Screening Pee Wee’s Big Adventure

Nitehawk Cinema continues their weekend brunch film screenings of our childhood faves.  This weekend Pee Wee’s Big Adventure hits the big screen.  Screenings start at 12pm this Saturday and Sunday.  Click here for more information.

Watch Mad Men At Nitehawk Tonight

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AMC’s Mad Men returns tonight from it’s 17-month hiatus. If you don’t have cable or just want to watch with a room full of fans, Nitehawk Cinema will be screening the season premiere. The event starts at 8pm (2-hour episode starts at 9) and there will be drink specials.

Nitehawk Weekend Brunch: Food, Booze and Films for Your Inner Child

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INCONCEIVABLE! This Saturday and Sunday, Nitehawk Cinema will bring together two of the Y Generation’s most beloved pastimes: eating brunch and watching The Princess Bride.  The theater’s full brunch menu will be served along with early day cocktails like the Carrie (vodka, house Bloody Mary mix, pickled vegetables) and the classic AM Gold (prosecco with fresh squeezed orange juice). Breakfast tacos, Inigo Montoya…. What better way to start the weekend? Show times are 12:15pm this Saturday and Sunday only.

Nitehawk will continue to show awesome movies during brunch time as part of their “Nitehawk Weekend Brunch: Movies for Everyone and Everything” series. Check out some other beloved flicks that are coming up:

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TV on the Radio Playing Nitehawk Cinema

On September 7, Nitehawk Cinema will be screening a film presentation of TV on the Radio’s latest album Nine Types of Light.

According to the venue website:

The movie is meant to be a visual re-imagining of the record, and includes a music video for every song on the album. The band personally asked their friends and the filmmakers they admired to help direct the music videos. Tunde Adebimpe, the director for the full Nine Types Of Light movie, storybooked the music videos together with interviews from local New Yorkers on various topics, including dreams, love, fame and the future.

Following the film will be a Q&A session and an intimate live performance by the band.

Unfortunately, tickets to the event just sold out. BUT you can see the entire film below (sans the cool live extras). And don’t forget – TV on the Radio performs with Broken Social Scene at the Williamsburg Waterfront on September 8. Tickets are still available.