Category: Local

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 →

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 →