Brooklyn Pigfest Is Tomorrow, and They’d Better Not Run Out This Time
Sun, beer, music, and pig…for as long as it lasts.
Sun, beer, music, and pig…for as long as it lasts.
That delightful harpy harshes on Dumbo, Robin Quivers leaves Staten Island for the Upper West Side, and a white Seattle woman gets stuck in Harlem and lives to tell. That and more tales of the miraculous in our daily boroughs report.
What will be the hottest spot in the Hamptons and the East Village's latest Frankie's, in today's neighborhood food news.
In today's neighborhood food news, Trader Joe's cuts off our voyeurism and where to find good desserts that are vegan.
Gustavino's reopens for private events, and CSA sign-ups, in today's neighborhood food news.
Pesky squirrels in Astoria, a not-dead-yet beaver in the Bronx, and a baby born in the Port Authority. Furry little creatures abound in our daily boroughs report!
Now that's a plot for Darren Star's new show. Also Schnabel spotted near his pink palace! And a pink turtle in Billyburg, in our daily borough report.
Jennifer Connelly ditches the Slope, Travolta hits Dumbo, and Warhol's former porn house in the East Village. Those are all the celeb items in today's boroughs report, we promise!
Saturday raid at the Bowery Electric and lunch at the Red Cat, in today's neighborhood food news.
Not everyone is behind the New York version of the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, occurring October 9–12 (you’ll recall local restaurateurs had mixed reactions), but Eater brings news of events that may get more people behind it.
The owners of a coffeehouse–wine bar combo might be on to something and a Country chef opens a Nolita restaurant in today's neighborhood food news.
Alain Ducasse will unveil his replacement for Brasserie LCB next Monday, Terrance Brennan is loosening up for spring, and Kyotofu imports Japanese mountain peach for its new menu.
Zeppelin to moor on Church Street, Jay-Z and Beyoncé are fans of Lucali, and Almondine will deliver on one day only — for mom.
WD-50 kicks off lunch service this month, Starbucks' Pike Place Roast is as mild as one from Dunkin' Donuts, and a second Sakae Sushi will open downtown.
Weather Up fills a void in Prospect Heights, and Jerry's 2.0 is Your Asian.
Dumbo fights gentrification, a guy in Queens fights the parking authority, and pretty much everyone fights change in our daily roundup of neighborhood news.
Dumbo: Last night was the first night that passersby could see Adriana Varella's giant Applied Kinetics projection installation at the foot of the Manhattan Bridge. There are no pictures yet, so go tonight and see it yourself. [DumboNYC] East Village: A funny guerilla-marketing tactic for a Black Lips show has finally made our favorite advertising blogger smile! With black lips! [Copyranter] Park Slope: After a kind of annoying string of posts on a couple of real-estate blogs about what neighborhoods are the "Park Slope"s of other cities, this blog just gets right down to business: What is the Park Slope of Iraq? [Gowanus Lounge]
Cobble Hill: The very popular Brooklyn Tattoo Shop is leaving the hood. [Brooklyn Heights Blog] Dumbo: Two generally accepted truths debunked in one article: New York has outpriced artists, and the members of the Walentas family are a bunch of scrooges. [NYT] Fort Greene: Attention, 124 Dekalb Avenue: Spike Lee has left the building. [Brownstoner]
Bedford-Stuyvesant: Wait a minute. Is this entire building just a carefully executed, giant beer bong? [Newyorkshitty] Dumbo: This hood's waterfront is getting rezoned. What does it mean for you and your view? [DumboNYC] Long Island City: The G train might be 50 percent more useful? Stop the world, we wanna get off! [Clinton Hill Blog]
Brooklyn, besides its world-famous supply of suspension bridges, legendary pizzerias, indicted Gambino associates, and doomed Atlantic Yards–area residences, is also rich in writers. So it was no problem to pull together three good food scribes for a talk tonight at 7 p.m. at Powerhouse Arena in Dumbo. The speakers will be former Brooklyn Record editor Kara Zuaro (I Like Food, Food Tastes Good), memoirist Phoebe Damrosch (Service Included), and cocktail historian David Wondrich (Imbibe!). Edible Brooklyn editrix Gabrielle Langholtz will moderate; the tickets are $15 and available here Local Writers Talk Food [A Brooklyn Life] Related: Phoebe Damrosch, Formerly of Per Se, Apologizes for Spilling a Martini on You Rock Star Recipes!
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