So we told you back in October that Brooklyn Bridge Park was looking for someone to fill the Smokestack Building with some kind of food vendor. If you put in an RFP and didn’t get picked, don’t be too bummed out, you lost out to a couple of big time foodie joints. This summer, you’ll be able to chow down on lobster rolls (if you can afford it we guess)from Luke’s Lobster, or get a lowly sandwich from sub purveyors No. 7.In even more good news that will destroy that summer body you worked so hard for, ice cream slingers Ample Hills Creamery will be working out of a location in Pier 5, and Fornino will be serving pizzas on Pier 6 out of a space with a rooftop beer garden. Between this, the climbing wall, the soccer fields and the excellent movie selection, we can’t wait for warm weather to come back to Brooklyn. In fact, we’re taking a nap. For three months. Check back with us again in May.
2014 was a Red Wedding of a year for Brooklyn’s beloved DIY music venues. Death by Audio closed in November, 285 Kent shuttered in January and Glasslands threw its last party on New Year’s Eve. Those were more or less the Big Three of the DIY venue world at the time, and they were all felled by one […]
1. Get your culture on at the 45th annual International African Arts Festival, a four-day extravaganza with music, dance, symposia, workshops, a food and craft marketplace, and on and on. (Friday through Monday, Commodore Barry Park, $5) 2, Immerse yourself in “a light and sound environment” at Sight Unseen, an experimental musical work by Lee Ranaldo […]
Budget flights from New York City have long been the freakish white whale/golden unicorn hybrid of travel that we never thought we’d see. While those Europeans get to hop from country on airlines like Ryanair (essentially the Megabus of airplanes), we’re stuck thinking a $400 roundtrip to Chicago is a steal. Now, finally, we might be getting […]