Take a look at this picture and imagine standing here in a long, winding line under the hot summer sun waiting to hear some waterfront jams (can’t wait. Not sarcasm!). FreeWilliamsburg reports today that this industrial plot at 50 Kent Ave. is the new home for your annual Williamsburg waterfront concert series, just down the street from the previous venue, East River Park. Oh how far the Open Space Alliance has traveled since those heydays at the McCarren Pool. We’re still a ways off from hearing the schedule for the summer, which typically includes a bevy of awesome free shows, but FW says the season will begin June 1 (click through for more info on the call for proposals to fix up the site). In other news, the Open Space Alliance checked in on the re-construction of McCarren Pool and says it’s 79 percent complete and will be ready for this summer’s swimming season, including a snack shop, a rooftop cafe and a rec center for concerts and events. Hm … concerts, you say?
This year, we’ve learned that the most terrifying thing some people can imagine is a clown slowly stalking them from a forest. For others (me), it’s the thought of this election being stuck in a Twilight Zone-ish scenario that actually doesn’t end of Nov. 8 and carries on forever until the earth is mercifully swallowed by the […]
From the NY Post today: As residential buildings continue to replace parking lots and garages around New York City, finding permanent space for your car has never been harder. But drivers looking to buy their own space now have a reason for hope. The Parking Club, a renovated 130-space parking garage at 185-187 Pacific St. […]
The MTA has been talking around the idea of replacing the Metrocard for years now, but it wasn’t until earlier this year that they actually asked anyone to help them do it. And with such a fast-track plan to go Metrocard-free by 2020, even city officials are still raising a suspicious eyebrow. But hey, it turns out that one mobile fare payment […]