14 Mar 2011

Enroll at Punk University at the Wreck Room

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. If it is broke, it’s probably cool to hang on the walls. Those truisms are two similar and equally important pieces to the dive bar mythos. From complex themes and stuffy, plush seating, even the “dive” bars of New York can be a

Dan Cerruti - 99 Cent Store Cowboy 0
21 Feb 2011

FREE Screening of Godfather I and II

Topping the list of things I’d never like to find in my bed: Carrot Top, a fragile glass test tube containing plague bacteria and anything dead or decapitated. But old school beauty parlor chair would be my first choice of chair to sit in while watching someone else awake to

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 0
31 Jan 2011

Get Lost in Junk at Green Village

Thrifting in New York can easily be a matter of air quotes and snide remarks. “Thrift” stores tend to try to pass off some used t-shirts at $40 a pop and tell you that it’s a total steal. Dude, did someone sweat in it before? Don’t care if it was

Dan Cerruti - 99 Cent Store Cowboy 0
24 Jan 2011

Three Angels By The Park Is Your Cafe Salvation

Despite the cooler-than-cool loft parties and the rampant amounts of tacos, Bushwick still has yet to reach the simple livability that can be found in other spots of Brooklyn. Many of the storefronts are relegated to tiny little alcoves and they can be few and far between. While coffee has

Dan Cerruti - 99 Cent Store Cowboy 0
18 Jan 2011

Hey Williamsburg: What The Hell Is That Place?

Have you ever walked down the street in Williamsburg, for example, and been like: what the hell is that place? Those paper mache horses in the window and unwieldy name seem to indicate that it’s an art gallery, etc etc. Most of the time the answer IS art gallery, but

Anna G - Caliburg Contributor 4
29 Dec 2010

FREE Trivia Night at Pine Box Rock Shop

The only shoes I brought home for Christmas were my cowboy boots, and I’m regretting that now that I’m heading back to NYC. They’re not built to be snow shoes, and I’m going to have to wrap my feet in plastic bags when I land. As I’m prepping for the

Kiley E - Ragamuffin Researcher 0
22 Dec 2010

Top Tipple at The Narrows

Starring on an unassuming block off the Morgan L top, The Narrows has what its ‘hood rats need: A space classy enough to not miss Manhattan with drinks served at Brooklyn prices. All smooth lines, dim lights and black and white decor inside with a choice list of premium cocktails and beers,

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20 Nov 2010

Closing Night of the Zero Film Festival

The term “indie” has been appropriated to describe many things. Everything from music, t-shirts and even coffee shops, the term has long been watered down from its original definition, which is essentially financing your own art and doing innovative things on your own terms. In celebration of that mantra, the

Laura S - Spendthrift Scribe 0