Ruh-Roh. Guess who’s inevitably gonna get blamed for ruining Rockaway? That’s right! New York Magazine is putting Williamsburg on blast. The recent addition of “hipster institutions” Roberta’s, The Meat Hook, Caracas, Vinegar Hill House, Babycakes and the “haughty” Blue Bottle Coffee (Hey! That’s my San Francisco-hometown coffee you’re fucking with) to the Rockaway Taco concession contingent […]
Could this be real? First and foremost you should probably listen to THIS while reading this post…you know, for “atmosphere.” Both Curbed and the Village Voice have reported that the ever mysterious “+Pool” project is an actual possibility. +Pool is probably the coolest (literally) and most summer useful projects to date: the pool (in the […]
The best song of last summer FINALLY gets a proper video. Watch below and relive the magic.
In another bit of culture clash, members of Williamsburg’s Hasidic Jewish community are posting fliers around Southside reminding women not to show too much skin this summer. Following a decree from the Central Rabbinical Congress, known for enforcing strict dress codes, the Yiddish language signs instruct orthodox Jewish women to refrain from wearing tank tops, […]
Did you hear? Everyone’s favorite cat-lady band, Best Coast, jumped on the Planned Parenthood train this week, putting out a video about why the group is so important and announcing they’ll play a benefit show with country-punk group Those Darlins this summer. As if you needed a reason aside from the fact that this is […]
Smorgasburg is launching this Saturday! There is going to be so much delicious food along the Williamsburg waterfront. The New York Times just posted a list of all the vendors confirmed to be in attendance. Here are our goals with Smorgasburg: directly connect local/NYC purveyors with regional farmers/producers; make good, fresh, affordable food accessible to […]
Ah, Northside Festival is all grown up and proved it with a very professional press event today at Bourough Hall. They even had Borough President Marty Markowitz there, who seem extra excited about the event. “There is a new sheriff in town,” Markowitz said, talking shit on SXSW before handing out pins that spelled out […]
While clearing out my inbox (8083+ unread emails, yikes) and staring out my office window into the hazy overcast of impending shitstorm, I came across this video of the super awesome Rock Yard shows that came into existence this summer as a welcomed throwback answer to the Jelly Pool Parties of ‘yore. So get out your […]
Download the Violens Summer Mixtape right now, because we can’t stop listening to it. And be sure to check them out on August 9th at Mercury Lounge with Nite Jewel.
You’ve got Summer to look forward to at Party Expo… unless you’re gonna be at the Guggenheim for Beirut. From MyOpenBar: Thursday was gonna suck until VICE announced this last-minute party. Boogie Boarder, Snakes Say Hisss and the requisite “Secret Special Guests” on hand tonight with DJs Cool Hand Luke, Maxwell 57, Nick Gazin, Maggie […]