Ah, fall. Leaves changing, light golden, air crisp. Pumpkin everywhere. Literally, everywhere. In everything. The amount of pumpkin on the market can sometimes be overwhelming, but never fear. We’ve rounded up the best fall treats the Borough has to offer—we even snuck two alcoholic drinks in there just
The Brooklyn Book Festival is back this week, [/full-lineup-announced-for-brooklyn-book-festival-sept-16-23/] just in time to ease your sadness about the dropping temperatures. Reading a book in public can be a rare pleasure- but it can also be easily ruined by blasted music, too-close quarters, and overly chatty bartenders. We’ve found seven
GOWANUS – Gowanus Open Studios returns this weekend bigger and better than ever, with more than 400 participating artists and venues opening their doors to the public and welcoming visitors. Via Facebook [https://www.facebook.com/gowanusopenstudios/photos/gm.795693454152159/2155986231084684/?type=3&theater] Presented by Arts Gowanus [https://www.artsgowanus.
GOWANUS – Congratulations to Threes Brewing [https://www.threesbrewing.com/] for winning the Governor’s Excelsior Cup for a second consecutive year at the New York State Craft Beer Competition. Photo courtesy of Threes BrewingThe largest beer competition in New York State selected the Brooklyn brewery for the top prize at
Via Facebook [https://www.facebook.com/pg/RecordStoreDay/about/?ref=page_internal]Record Store Day, the annual celebration of independent record stores, returns for a tenth year this Saturday, April 21, and over a dozen shops in Brooklyn are hosting special events including live performance, DJ sets, and special releases.
Threes Brewing Gender Neutral BeerAs a celebration of gay rights, Gowanus brewery, Threes Brewing, has created a new beer called Gender Neutral. “In terms of naming the beer Gender Neutral [https://www.threesbrewing.com/event/human-rights-are-gender-neutral/], we tend to have fun with our beer names while trying to make some
Valerie Gladstone’s Art Dolls 1. (Photo Credit: Nathan Haselby)The 20th Annual Gowanus Open Studios took place over the weekend [/blog/art-music/meet-amazing-artists-aplenty-this-weekend-at-gowanus-open-studios-2/] (October 15-16) with over 350 artists welcoming more than 5,000 visitors into their workspaces. Organized by Arts Gowanus [http://artsgowanus.org/], a not-for-profit organization that
Walter Potter’s Kittens’ Wedding is featured in the new Morbid Anatomy Museum exhibition, opening September 1. (Courtesy of Morbid Anatomy Museum)Events for the long weekend include classical music, kittens’ wedding, a BBQ (of course), and more. It’s the holiday, but we couldn’t leave you hanging! Taxidermy:
Billy Martin and Friends play Threes Brewing on Tuesday, August 30. (Photo via Medeski, Martin & Wood)The dog days of summer are almost behind us, but we have events to keep you celebrating. Weekday events include hell-hounds, orgies, and guacamole! “The Hell-hounds Tremble When They See the King Dawning as
Concrete Timbre will perform A/K/A Benjamin Franklin’s Women on Tuesday and Thursday at 8pm at the Old Stone House. (Photo via Concrete Timbre/Facebook [https://www.facebook.com/concretetimbre/photos/a.10150650402329865.392751.356738114864/10154039219599865/?type=3&theater] )The dog days of summer are barking for you!
South Brooklyn Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night completes its run at the Old Stone House. Remaining shows: Friday, August 5 and Saturday, August 6. (Credit: Justin Bereman)Weekend events are varied and intriguing. Shakespeare, a Hubble Cantata, music galore, and more! Twelfth Night performed by South Brooklyn Shakespeare [https://www.southbrooklynshakespeare.
The Westerlies and Friends play Threes Brewing on Tuesday, July 26 at 8pm. (Photo via The Westerlies [https://www.facebook.com/westerliesmusic/photos/a.454874017880071.104680.444731542227652/1170559522978180/?type=3&theater] )Weekday events heat up with the thermometer. Check out bingo, tarot readings, Captain America, and more! Tarot Reading, Palmistry
SiTE:LAB presents Nothing is Destroyed, a site-specific project for Open Source Gallery. The opening reception is Saturday, July 9 at 7pm. (Photo courtesy of OSG)Weekend events are varied and intriguing. Check out two gallery exhibit openings, a sesh that’s fresh, and outdoor yummies. Site:Lab: Nothing Is
(Courtesy Local Roots NYC.)“I hated vegetables as a kid,” declared Wen-Jay Ying, the founder and owner of Local Roots NYC. [http://localrootsnyc.org/about/] Local Roots NYC, the whole diet CSA [/?s=csa] (community supported agriculture) founded in 2011 that operates primarily from bars and cafe, is coming to
Courtesy of Morbid Anatomy MuseumAre you ready for an incredible selection of events this week? Galas to benefit amazing neighborhood organizations, Revolver love, a Gowanus Canal talk, and more! For even more things to do around Brooklyn, and to add your own upcoming events (some of which we’ll feature
The first ever Gowanus Filmmakers Festival takes place at Halyards on Monday, February 1. (Photo via Halyards [https://www.facebook.com/HalyardsBar/photos/gm.1062932013767594/1120334548000710/?type=3&theater] )The snow has melted, you it’s so easy to get around! We have a bevy of offerings, including a filmmakers
The Braincloud plays Barbes on Monday, January 25. (Photo via The Braincloud [https://www.facebook.com/TheBrainCloud/photos/a.427908343888103.104384.427907893888148/427908357221435/?type=3&theater] )Take a break while you shovel out! We have a bevy of offerings, including “secret science,” NY underground tunes, and a striptease class. Below
Jermaine Fowler performs at Union Hall on Thursday, January 7. (Photo via Jermaine Fowler [https://www.facebook.com/jermaine.fowler/photos/pb.229913330520123.-2207520000.1452141132./506582836186503/?type=3&theater] )January has come, but you don’t need to be in post-holiday doldrums for long! We have dirty waltzing, hellishly good
Photo via Gowanus Souvenir Shop [https://www.facebook.com/gowanussouvenir/photos/a.1626290734289066.1073741827.1626289120955894/1637175153200624/?type=3&theater] December is in full gear! We have horror movie posters, the “world’s largest menorah,” and a jamboree! Don’t miss some of our favorite events from around the area: It
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari on 16mm with live music by M.V. Carbon at the Morbid Anatomy Museum on Wednesday, October 21. (Image via halimabeans [https://instagram.com/p/89jasVHpW6/?tagged=thecabinetofdrcaligarir])Don’t wait until the weekend for a little neighborhood fun! With everything from old school expressionism,