Behold the new renderings for the Williamsburg waterfront concerts this year, created with the latest in Sims-software. While the new venue (named “Williamsburg Park”) won’t have waterfront views like its predecessor (boo!) it also won’t have a caged off beer area or state troopers walking around harshing your vibe (yay!). That’s good news for those of us who like to get to the shows early enough to get a good spot, but then were forced to give it up when we got the urge to go to the beer corral and drop $6 on a can of beer. BrooklynVegan reports the venue can hold about 7,000 people and will host as many as 20 shows this summer, about 1/3 of which will be free. The venue will offer some food too.
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 […]