Don’t miss the opening reception for I Can Be Pretty Too Friday, March 29th at Sideshow Gallery (319 Bedford Avenue). We love what we see so far on the Brooklyn Social Club Instagram. From the Brooklyn Social Club website, run by brothers Damian and Dominic Bielak: Brooklyn Social Club is a group of friends from […]
It may be the dead of winter, but lots of great places are opening in the neighborhood. We told you about Killbar and Bagock. You can now add Hanon Udon to the list! this week’s opening of Hanon, on Union Avenue in Williamsburg and featuring more than 20 separate udon dishes on the menu, is […]
Remember Stuff Hipsters Hate — the hilarious Tumblr that became a book parodying hipsters in Brooklyn and beyond? Somehow 2008 seems like decades ago. The coauthor of the book, Andrea Bartz, just released a new book called The Lost Night partially inspired by the author’s time living in hipster ground zero McKibbin Lofts. It’s a murder mystery set in […]
No visit to New York is complete without a visit to the North Brooklyn neighborhoods of Williamsburg, Greenpoint and Bushwick. Formerly three working-class and industrial neighborhoods,
A friendly, public service announcement…. VACCINATE YOUR KIDS! Measles is a dangerous virus, for Christ’s sake: Educators at a Williamsburg yeshiva allowed a virulent measles outbreak to infect 21 new victims by letting an unvaccinated child attend class there, according to the city’s chief physician, who urged parents to inoculate their kids against the potentially […]
A guide to the best restaurants and food in Williamsburg, Brooklyn; Greenpoint, Brooklyn; and Bushwick, Brooklyn. The best places to dine in North Brooklyn.
You might know Rafael Espinal as the City Council Member from Brooklyn who repealed the “no dancing” Cabaret Law and established the Office of Nightlife. Maybe you’ve heard about his work to reduce the plastic pollution in our oceans and parks by banning plastic straws. Or maybe you’ve met him around Brooklyn, where he can […]
No, you’re not crazy. This year, the annual event is running two full weeks, from February 18 – March 3. Participating restaurants below. There are lots of great deals and a few new places to try this year too, including a New England-style seafood restaurant called Thompson Brooke. Bon appétit! Los Tacos-Bar McOndo: Lunch $14 | Dinner $26 Ryujin: Dinner $25 […]
Meanwhile, at least four workers have been hospitalized since the odd smells were reported this week between the Lorimer and Graham Avenue stations. Commuters have reported feeling ill too on Twitter and elsewhere. If you haven’t heard, riders began reporting noxious oil fumes on Monday. Clearly riders are getting pretty frustrated and want answers. Many […]
If the MTA follows through on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new proposal to avert the long-dreaded L train shutdown, renters who signed leases in the affected area over the last year will be the biggest winners.