Happy labour day weekend everyone. While many may be fleeing the city for a break, those of us who remain can enjoy a little more elbow room for a few days, and you can enjoy some excellent shows while you’re at it.
SPONSORED POST Restaurant Week on Grand Street Returns August 12 – 25th! Williamsburg’s food scene has exploded in the past decade, and Restaurant Week on Grand Street is the perfect opportunity to explore new cuisines, or patron your favorite spot at a discount. With 15 restaurants on six blocks, sorting through all the menus may […]
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OK, so a bit of a weird week overall, but don’t blame the messenger. I just write about this shit. WHAT TO HEAR: Kicking things off in fittingly caustic fashion is Generation Coward (Willowtip Records), the latest batch of ruthless political grind from Orange County legends Phobia. A direct response to the horror of being […]
Because beer doesn’t have to be about bros, don’t miss this great festival on Saturday, August 10. From the eventbrite page: In 2018, Hop Culture threw the first annual Beers With(out) Beards Festival, the country’s biggest celebration of women in the beer industry. This year, we’ve been joined by Yakima Chief Hops to make the event even […]
It’s August and the dog days are officially upon us, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty of heavy to sink your thirsty little fangs into. So gear up and join me on a weekly descent into the weird, wild world of metal. WHAT TO HEAR: Leading the way this week isn’t your usual brand […]
MADRE opened last week at the Franklin Guesthouse hotel in Greenpoint. It’s replaces BarGlory — a small plates joint we loved, operated by by an outside team — with an internally run operation: The cozy new-American restaurant, located at 214 Franklin St., will feature a wide ranging seasonal menu that may change from week to week, […]
Off the next two weeks to track vox for something new (metal!) and wedding duty (not metal!), so sip this one slow. WHAT TO HEAR: Leading the way this week is Portent (Gilead Media), the cauterizing new full-length from middle west black metal collective False. Comprised of four hypercoaster epics, Portent is Six Flags for […]
It’s that time of year when we celebrate Williamsburg’s Giglio Festival — the ONLY thing that has not changed in the neighborhood in the past decade. The festivities start on Thursday July 10 with three lifts scheduled beginning on Sunday. Wednesday July 10th, Opening Night Mass | 7pm Thursday, July 11th Kids Giglio | 6:30pm […]
Summer is here and the rot has officially set in. So what better way to kick back and relax than with a blast hot, stale crypt air to the face. Ahh, what a beautiful world we live in.