We crush hard on the Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls, the Clinton-Hill-based program where girls kickstart an awesome band and get to play a marquee Brooklyn venue like Music Hall of Williamsburg. Usually it’s for girls ages 8-18, but this summer there’s a Ladies Rock camp, a three-day “grown-up” version featuring lessons, songwriting, band practice and workshops for all skill levels. Sliding scale tuition can run up to $425, but the good folks at BrooklynVegan have a chance for you to go for free! As long as you’re older than 19, you can win an August camp tuition.
Did you guys know there was a whole other island in New York, aside from the one containing Brooklyn and Queens? No, not Staten Island. This place called “Manhattan.” We were under the impression that it was just a place where all the banksters and oligarchs of the city lived, but it turns out there’s […]
There’s no point in ignoring the drunk munchies, or the drunchies. They will come for you nightly. They lurk in the back alleyways of cocktail bars, around the corner from the neighborhood tavern and sometimes they flash you blatantly as you polish off that 6-pack of Tecate from the bodega. What you can do is […]
We’re not going to paper over the fact that America’s daily news sources are in a bit of trouble, that’d just be foolish. But they’re still essential sources of information, at least when they’re done well, and the New York Times and Wall Street Journal certainly deliver in that regard. So it’s good to see them getting […]