06/27/13 12:45pm
Janka Nabay and the Bubu Gang: good gang to be in. Photo by Carly Rabalais, via Facebook

Janka Nabay and the Bubu Gang: good gang to be in. Photo by Carly Rabalais, via Facebook

1. The Gowanus Nite Market moves to an alley Downtown and invited Heems and The Toothaches to celebrate the move (Friday)

2. Check out every issue Showpaper has put out over the last six years (Friday)

3. Guns ‘n’ Hoses is an all-female Guns ‘n’ Roses cover band playing at The Rock Shop, and Lord knows they have to better than the genuine article at this point (Friday)

4. BristketTown got their liquor license, so celebrate by drinking there. Yep, it all checks out (Friday) (more…)

03/14/13 7:22am
Nice hat

Nice hat

1. Start your St. Patrick’s Day weekend off early by drinking until you’re an emotional wreck, at The Charleston. Or as we like to call it “Friday” (Friday)

2. Get a double dose of Kurt Russell at Videology, courtesy of 2 Tickets to the Gun Show (Friday)

3. The Brick Theatre gets into bracketology with Improv Madness (Friday) (more…)

01/10/13 7:19am
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion hits the Bell House Sunday

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion hits the Bell House Sunday

1. Check out Brooklyn Launchpad’s collection of animation from diverse sources: people who are alive and people who are dead (Friday)

2. Venom is usually deadly, or makes you mildly uncomfortable, but this is just a dance party. So actually, it could do that second one still (Friday)

3. As another animation option, you can check out Heavy Metal at Videology and pretend it’s not erotic at all, because it’s a cartoon for God’s sake (Friday) (more…)

12/03/12 10:00am

The Vegan Holiday Shop-Up runs Dec. 8, 15, and 22 at Pine Box Rock Shop.

If you’re like me, you get stressed out when when December rolls around and its time to buy gifts for Hanukkah and Christmas. It seems like I have to buy for everyone– my parents, friends, bosses, boyfriends, girlfriends, secret crushes, the friendly neighbor that dog sits when you go away, kind people that do favors for me, etc. And, in case you forget someone, my trick is to have an extra gift handy because you never know when you’re going to need it. Luckily for us Brooklynites there are lots of ways to shop locally and support Brooklyn based artists, and keep away from the Manhattan tourists who want to see the tree and walk slowly down the sidewalks. Here are the best holiday markets in every neighborhood to keep your holiday season stress (and crowd) free. (more…)

11/21/12 9:00am

Film Biz Recycling, home to the Gowanus Nite Maket

Let’s say you live in south Brooklyn, and the prospect of shipping yourself to Williamsburg, in the cold and the wind, for the Brooklyn Night Bazaar just seems so hard. Ordinarily it means you’d be SOL when it comes to enjoying shopping in a huge warehouse full of local vendors, but fortunately for you, the Gownus Nite Market has stepped in  to fill south Brooklyn’s sexy shopping void. (more…)