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The first New York Food Book Fair is coming to Brooklyn this May, and foodies and book lovers alike are rushing to buy their tickets.
Now that spring has sprung weekends in Williamsburg, Brooklyn will become a popular destination for both tourists and NYC locals. Take a break from your typical Manhattan outtings, and check out the locals that flock to visit the nationally recognized flea markets, parouse through thrift stores, and to eat the best brunches that Williamsburg has to offer. So whether you’re always a subway ride away, or you’re vacationing in NYC this spring, we’ve compiled a weekend guide so you can get the most out of a daytime trip to the Billyburg.
They're probably not as wild as Aaron Carter's parties, but the Brooklyn rave scene is pretty much a close second. With the music, people, and decor, raves are the only places you can have an acid trip without actually being on acid, unless you wanted to of course. Check out our survival guide to the Brooklyn rave scene! More»
According to completely accurate statistical analysis, the borough of Manhattan beats all when it comes to HPC (hipsters per capita). Like, whatever. More»
Last night Abbey Lee Kershaw joined her bandmates on stage to perform for a small crowd at the Glasslands Gallery in Brooklyn. Her rock band, Our Mountain, delivered an electrifying performance, with Kershaw on back up vocals, occasional keys, and banging a large metal chain against a garbage lid. The band's lead singer and guitarist, (as well as Kershaw's boyfriend) Matthew Hutchinson, pumped up the crowd with his powerful vocals as his insane, glazed over eyes darted at the crowd. The Australian model (and face of major brands Versace and Gucci) swayed seductively in her crop top in the background, rarely lifting her head. More»
The Middle-Of-Fourth-Avenue … or more affectionately, MoFo… is a rapidly gentrifying strip just west of Park Slope and east of Gowanus. It is truly a strange and marvelous neighborhood with bars snotty and leering enough to anger the baby-stroller set yet just bourgeois enough to anger any true alcoholics from saddling up every night. More»
As a result of years of gentrification due to sky high Manhattan real estate prices, Brooklyn has established itself as its own destination. So much so that hotels are popping up in Williamsburg to accommodate Brooklyn's own tourism. For those of you traveling to the big BK, or for those of you who just want to venture out of your Manhattan bubble, there are some really amazing places to hit up when you are in the most populated borough (yes, about 1 million more people live there than Manhattan). More»
Nathan Gryszowka's line is very much rooted in his 'hood': He uncovered the 1940s wallet that inspired the awesome folded-leather style he created at a vintage shop in Williamsburg, and sold his first pieces at In God We Trust right around the corner from his apartment in Greenpoint. These are his favorite Brooklyn spots. More»
Coney Island has been evolving for over 130 years, and has been on death watch for the past few summers. While still home of the Mermaid Parade, Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest, and amusement rides this year's Siren Music Festival was renamed and moved to South Street Seaport. And that isn't the only thing changing. More»
Tuesday, May 21
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.