Sure we knew that Fort Tilden was going to be open this summer at some point, but we didn’t know when it would be open. Well, the folks at Bedford + Bowery are reporting that the beach is debris-free and ready for frolicking or laying on lazily now. At this moment. While you’re reading this. So someone down there is probably having a better day than you right now, as you’re cooped up in your office. Oh well, you can ruin their good fun by writing the season’s first “I went to Fort Tilden before everyone ruined it,” thinkpiece. After all, you don’t want to be the second one to write it. That would just be embarrassing.
This ain’t your daddy’s roller rink. The Gotham Girls, New York’s all-lady roller derby league and a founding member of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA), are holding try-outs this weekend for their 2017 season. They’re calling all bad-asses with double X chromosomes, skates and an appetite for competition to come and get their wheels dirty. […]
In case you’re hearing for the first time, we happen to be in the middle of a pretty important election year. I know, it snuck up on me, too. And as if the usual white noise of platforms and spin weren’t enough, we’ve been forced to deal with the absurdity of candidates who literally refute […]
“I hear Spike Lee’s shooting down the street!” No really, Spike Lee is really shooting down the street. The actor and director recently announced a 10-episode Netflix update to his cult film She’s Gotta Have It on Instagram, with an open casting call this coming Monday, October 3 at the Brooklyn Masonic Temple (317 Clermont Ave.) from 5 to 8pm. If you’ve ever […]