Turkey’s Nest is pretending to turn into a sushi restaurant

Photo via John Maceda/Gothamist

Photo via John Maceda/Gothamist

As seemingly all of our favorite local establishments are closing due to rent increases, Turkey’s Nest decided to have a little fun by posting the above sign in their window. I appreciate their [Read more...]

All of your Williamsburg nightmares have been realized in a reality series called “The Bedford Stop”


A show called The Bedford Stop with the tagline ‘A reality show about Brookyn girls avoiding reality’ has made its way to YouTube for all of your hate watching needs. Unfortunately it appears to that this show is not a parody. I say this is unfortunate because as a parody it would hit home more than most any other Williamsburg parody I’ve seen. There are [Read more...]

Williamsburg apartment deal alert: You can live in a dumpster for only $1,200 a month

dumpsterToday a Williamsburg apartment with an outdoor space was posted on Craigslist for a mere $1,200 a month seeking a “hipster type.” The only catch is you will have to live in an actual dumpster that once was home to piles of trash. As [Read more...]

Elevator malfunction kills man in Williamsburg apartment building

hopestExtremely sad and scary news from CBS today:

A 37-year-old man was killed as he tried to escape a stuck elevator in Brooklyn early Friday morning.

The victim with a group of people in the elevator of an upscale building located at 156 Hope St. in Williamsburg shortly before 4:30 a.m. when it suddenly dropped nearly three feet, 1010 WINS’ Roger Stern reported.

The man tried to climb out through the open doors, but the elevator moved again and crushed him, Stern reported.

“All of a sudden the elevator just drops and then shoots straight up; it was so fast,” a woman who was in the elevator at the time of the incident told CBS2’s Steve Langford. “As it went down, he tried to jump out because the doors were still open, and it shot straight up. When it shot straight up it took his body with him.”

Read more at CBS.

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9 Williamsburg restaurants make Michelin’s 2016 Bib Gourmand list

bibMichelin’s Bib Gourmand list features restaurants where you can have two courses of food plus wine or dessert for under $40. Williamsburg’s [Read more...]

No Window Shopping tonight at The Yard

NoWindowShoppingA new group exhibition, No Window Shopping, opens Thursday evening at The Yard. Featuring a variety of works on wood and canvas from BEAU, Sam Kirk, and URNY, Phase ii of No Window Shopping aims to highlight current events and local affairs including affordable housing, quality of life, normalizing relations with Cuba and the purpose that respectively defines – and ultimately connects -those relationships.

Continuing a rotating program of local artists exhibited at The Yard’s Brooklyn location, No Window Shopping will be on display through September 18th.

No Window Shopping
Phase ii f/ BEAU, Sam Kirk & URNY
July 30 – September 18, 2015
The Yard: Space to Work
33 Nassau Ave. 2nd floor.

RSVP for July 30th, 6-8pm, opening reception.

Williamsburg man duped out of over $700k by Manhattan psychic

Priscilla Kelly Delmaro being arrested in Manhattan via Palm Beach New Times / Bob Nygaard

Priscilla Kelly Delmaro being arrested in Manhattan via Palm Beach New Times / Bob Nygaard

A 32-year-old East Williamsburg man looking to make a woman fall in love with him lost $713,975 to a Manhattan psychic named Priscilla Kelly Delmaro according to a new article [Read more...]