Top 5 shows of the weekend


Autumn is finally here! And while we may be in for a fairly wet and grey weekend, I’m ready for some more moderate temperatures. I’m not so ready for the inevitable bug I seem to have picked up, so let’s not waste anyone’s time here, music is a healer.

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Bushwick Open Studios 2016 is this weekend


And if you’ve never attended, it’s a must. As mentioned, the dates were pushed back from June to October with hopes that there would be less of a “frat vibe”. It’s Bushwick, so there will be bros, but don’t let that stop you from enjoying some great art!

Bushwick Open Studios (BOS) is an arts and culture festival hosted October 1-2, 2016 by the volunteer-run organization Arts in Bushwick. Most studios are open 11am – 7pm on Saturday and Sunday of the festival. [Read more…]

Brooklyn Star outpost now open in Greenpoint


Williamsburg favorite Brooklyn Star now has an outpost in the former home of the Polonaise Terrace. Yep, that’s the same building that hosts the Brooklyn Night Bazaar. The restaurant is open every Tuesday through Sunday for dinner with baskets of fried chicken, burgers and more:

Williamsburg Southern restaurant The Brooklyn Star now has a fast-casual spinoff inside Greenpoint’s Brooklyn Bazaar, a permanent iteration of the Brooklyn Night Bazaar. [Read more…]

29-year-old man convicted in murder of Williamsburg landlord

menachemYou may remember the insane story of the kidnapping and murder of Williamsburg landlord Menachem Stark from early 2014. Stark was kidnapped outside his Williamsburg [Read more…]

Watch Maya Rudolph’s Prince tribute at Brooklyn Bowl from this weekend

princessThis past Friday and Saturday nights Maya Rudolph & Gretchen Lieberum aka the Prince tribute band Princess performed at Williamsburg’s Brooklyn Bowl. Check out some [Read more…]

This One Goes To Eleven: Weekly metal roundup

a1304811290_10After a week off, we are suddenly waist deep in fall releases and an assortment of other sonic terrors that seemed almost inconceivable last time I checked in. Thus, before we get too far behind—and because I’m on new kitten duty (metal, I know)—let’s get at it before it gets away.

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Isa Chandra has opened a new Vegan restaurant in Williamsburg

Photo via @modernlove on Instagram

Photo via @modernlove on Instagram

Isa Chandra, the vegan chef/author and star of Post Punk Kitchen has opened a Williamburg outpost of her [Read more…]

Police are looking for a man who screamed “Bomb” on the L train

Photo via DNAinfo/NYPD

Photo via DNAinfo/NYPD

Police are looking for a man who scared L train passengers as the train was leaving the Bedford station last Saturday. Coincidentally this was on the same day as [Read more…]