Because we know you love to go five fingers in on a tall frosty beer, we gave you the Brokelyn Beer Book. And because you love us, you bought all of them in just over a DAY (hey, thanks!). Even if you don’t have one, our new Brokelyn Bar Guide is perfect for planning a night out. You might be single, booed up, you might even be some Hanna Horvath mashup of in-betweenness, but it’s no excuse not to get out and grab a drink. Head on over to Ditmas Park hotspot The Castello Plan and impress your date with your expert pronunciation of the word “confit.” Or get cozy in front of the fireplace at Greenpoint’s Black Rabbit Bar. And you’ll never look more kissable than under the dim lights of the ever-quaint, subterranean bar at Bed Stuy’s Bedford Hill. Not everyone will find true love this year, but at least you’ll find a buzz.
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 […]