We’ve said it before, but the Rev. Vince Anderson and his Love Choir at Union Pool is the best damn free weekly show in Brooklyn, and anyone who disagrees must be some kind of sinner sent here by the Mitt Romney buzzkill brigade. It’s so much fun that we won’t even waste our time selling it to you, except to tell you that tonight is Vince’s birthday, which means, in addition to the two sets of dirty, sweaty gospel, you’ll also get some free pints of Sixpoint’s special Instant Pentecostal Apostle, the Rev’s own brew; and Eli “Paperboy” Reed will be DJing and singing with the band. If you miss it, you’ll never understand why you are the miracle.
The art of ironing is lost on most millennials, many of whom grew up with parents doing their laundry in spiffy machines and are just learning to “adult” themselves. But much like the sobriquet of “Papa” that Brooklyn dads are newly embracing, ironing is having a renaissance in Brooklyn. The North Brooklyn Ironers’ Union, est. 2016, is an organization […]
Oakland’s artistic community, and by extension every DIY arts community around the country, is reeling after a fire consumed a beloved arts space over the weekend, killing more than 30 people in one of the nation’s deadliest building fires in the past 50 years. In an already widely circulated piece, KQED writer Gabe Meline warns that “it could […]
$230, if this report from the NY Post today is to be believed. The Post’s Brad Hamilton went undercover at a suss new “massage parlor” on tony Smith Street in Cobble Hill. He confirmed it was “a bordello barely masquerading as a massage spa,” with several online sex-seeking ads that also pointed to the location. Hamilton paid $50 […]