Yes, the concerts at Celebrate Brooklyn are free. But go for one of the summer’s biggies, and free probably gets you an afternoon of line-waiting sunburn for nothing but a lumpy, bumpy seat on the distant grass. That doesn’t have to be you. LimeWire Store, the sponsor behind Sonic Youth’s Jul. 31 CB show, is giving away two VIP tickets for right up in front of the stage—so close, LimeWire says, that you’ll “see the settings on Thurston Moore’s amp stack.” If that doesn’t say “very important person,” we don’t know what does. To enter the giveaway, email LimeWire Store at firstname.lastname@example.org by midnight, Jul. 29. Include the name of your favorite Sonic Youth album and why you like it. All the contest rules are here.
Odds are that there are very few people reading Brokelyn who are fans of Pizza Hut, seeing as eating chain pizza in New York City is basically violence, or college sports, because we’ve tried to serve you guys sports content before and you nerds aren’t into it, we get it. But there are definitely lots of […]
1. Booze it up at this month’s BHS Free Friday: Oktoberfest, with Brooklyn beer history from the archives, a beer tasting with Brooklyn Brewery, a screening of Beauty and the Beer, and more. (Friday, Brooklyn Historical Society, FREE) 2. Giggle demurely at LAWL: Ladies and Women Laughing, an all-gal comedy show with Jenny Nelson, Keisha Zollar, Rachel Joravsky, […]
When life gives you lemons you make lemonade. It follows that when life gave us the current election cycle, many tried to turn a profit on it. Ample Hills kept things chill with candidate-themed ice cream flavors; a number of New Yorkers tried to profit in a different way by putting up Craigslist hookup ads for debate-watch sex; and all over the internet, people started […]