Category: Local

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 →

It’s JUNE, you know what that means

Yup, June 1st has passed, so of course we have even more new businesses open in the neighborhood. Let’s check em out! Bar Mountain has quickly appeared at 383 Wyckoff Ave. They have the beer, they have the shots, they have a backyard. Destined to become a staple in the increasingly popular Myrtle-Wyckoff area that has seen several new bars… Read more →

RIP Miles

Miles bar has closed, here’s what they have to say: MILES FAREWELL, BUSHWICK! MILES closed on June 5, 2017. Although it makes for a good story, there are no landlord scandals or failed business woes to report. It was simply just time for us to move on to new opportunities. Our appreciation for our customers and regulars over the past… Read more →

Bushwick Art Stuff, + Open Studios

Obviously first off, if you haven’t registered your studio/art space/etc for Bushwick Arts Festival June 17-18, you should probably do that ASAP! It’s FREE! Yes, it is happening! But first…. The marker for Bushwick Community Darkroom is wrong, no time to redo it, you know how to find it at 110 Troutman St! Friday Plenty of stuff, you’re biking, here’s… Read more →