What’s That Smell?? (TONIGHT 8/22)

The NY Health Department has issued a warning that trucks will be spraying all over East Williamsburg, Bushwick, and Bedstuy tonight from 9pm-6am for the purpose of West Nile virus prevention. Here’s what you need to know from their website: For the spraying in Brooklyn, the Health Department will use very low concentrations of AnvilĀ® 10+10. When properly used, this… Read more →

What’s Up For the Rest of JULY??

Let’s see! Friday ‘Portal‘ art show at ArtHelix, 5pm-10pm ‘Topographies‘ art opening at Victori+Mo, 56 Bogart St, 6pm-9pm New Collaborations art show at NurtureArt, 56 Bogart St, Viejos Lobos De Bar art show at 203 Moore St, 6mp-10pm NY 2015/2016 art show at SoAM, 35 Meadow St, 7pm-11pm Saturday ‘Yellow Wormhole‘ art opening at Head to Heavy, 383 Bushwick Ave,… Read more →

Bushwick / East Wburg Way-Back Machine

For (newer) newcomers to the neighborhood, I thought I’d recap what it looked like just a few years ago. Back to the dark depths of 2008/2009, here’s a complete guide to the new-wave establishments there was on offer! Grand Bushwick Country Club Le Barricou Second Chance Saloon Sweet Ups (RIP) Montrose Duck Duck Boulevard (RIP) Morgan Roberta’s Brooklyn Natural’s Archive… Read more →

What’s Up This Wknd?

Friday Gold Sounds: The prog metallers Next to None return, with their debut album finally released. Playing with tourmates… Doll Skin, playing power pop-rock. $18 Metal Kingdom (890 Wyckoff): All metal lineup with Winter Nights, Winters Wake, Jotunheim, and some logo I can’t read (makes it more metal!). $5 SHIM/ArtHelix: Three art shows, one space. Reception 6pm-9pm. Free Saturday Studio… Read more →

Summer Walks for L/JM-train’ers

It’s a party in the streets yo. No cars allowed! Positively 8th Street West Village 7/8 12pm-6pm W. 8th St from 5th Ave to 6th Ave 7/15 BedStuy TAMA Summerfest 12pm-6pm Tompkins Ave from Gates Ave to Halsey St 7/16 Chinatown/Soho Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Weekend Walks 11am-4pm Mott St. from Canal St. to Worth St., Elisabeth St. from… Read more →

Art Stuff This Wknd

In recent news, GCA gallery has closed for good at 119 Ingraham. Friday ‘How Would She Feel?’ at SHIM, 289 Meserole St, 6pm-9pm ‘Galkyd, Galkyd’ at Gallery Gary Giordano, 56 Bogart St, 6pm-9pm ‘A More Human Dwelling Place’ at Anthony Philip Fine Art, 56 Bogart St, 6pm-9pm Saturday ‘Group Portrait’, Unisex Salon, 133 Manhattan Ave, 6pm-8pm Yup. Read more →