The Diamond hosting a staring contest Wednesday


Yes it is just as ridiculous as it sounds. The winner gets a free bar tab:

It’s been six months and we’ve had more than enough requests to bring this fun night back! Contestants pay $3 to compete and the winner takes all. RSVP recommended.
*first blink loses [Read more…]

Brooklyn Mutt Show at the Diamond this Sunday


Attention mongrel owners, The Diamond is hosting a mutt contest this Sunday. The event will celebrate the newly passed law that allows dogs at restaurants and bars with outdoor spaces:

Owners can enter their flea bags into the contest for a $10 fee, which Hook says will go to the Brooklyn Animal Resource Coalition Shelter in Williamsburg.

A panel of judges — a vet, a rescue center volunteer, and a pet disco host — will then judge the mutt-testants on their “proletarian demeanor,” as well as smell, obedience, their how well they protect their owner against a cardboard burglar cutout, and self-control in the face of a urine-beckoning fire hydrant. [Read more…]

Headline Round-Up: Cool Down With Free Beer at the Diamond and With Hipsters Slipping On Ice

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Introducing Bushwick’s Cobra Club, Possibly the City’s First Yoga Studio and Bar Grub Street

Your Perfect Arty Sunday in Bushwick Bushwick Daily

Details on the Wick & the Well, Bushwick’s Upcoming Giant Beer Garden and Music Venue Grub Street

Oak Is Relocating Its Williamsburg Shop to Nassau Avenue Racked

Dissecting the Greenpoint Art Community Greenpoint Gazzette

Brooklyn Teen Gravely Wounded on Nighttime Walk in Bushwick WSJ

The Diamond celebrates an anniversary (with some free beer) Greenpointers

Cool Off With This Controversial Vintage Video Of Hipsters Falling On Ice Gothamist

Start thinking about where to watch fireworks Gothamist

13 things to do this weekend: Is it July already? Brokelyn

Prepare to sweat your vajay and/or dick off