At Pete’s Candy: A STOOP-ID TALE w/Kimber VanRy


Tonight at 7:30pm, Pete’s Candy Store (709 Lorimer St) presents Kimber VanRy as part of their bi-monthly lecture series they call Open City Dialogue. Few things better evoke the poetic pleasures of a Brooklyn summer than drinking a beer on the stoop on a hot evening.  Just one little thing, though: it’s ILLEGAL!  So Kimber more…

The Morning Photo + Links


Photo: Sean Ganann Jay Mundy attacks Williamsburg again. [Brooklyn Vegan] Man killed at E. Williamsburg block party. [NY Daily News] Hit Factorie dresses up WORD bookstore window for July. [G Train Salon] Studio B closing (?) for good. [Brooklyn 11211 via Brooklyn Vegan]

What Ales You: Dark Matter at Brooklyn Brewery


Anywhere you go in the country you are bound to find a craft brewery or brew pub serving up fresh beers for the local public, but here in North Brooklyn we are very privileged to have one of the best. Brooklyn Brewery is located right in our back yard near the border of Greenpoint and more…

“Walk to the Opera” Summer Series


OperaOggiNY Menotti’s “The Medium” Performances June 22 – 28 With smaller seasons at City Opera and the Met, people are finding that a surprising magic exists in small micro budget performances led by OperaOggiNY‘s artistic director Thomas Toscano and music director Bill Lewis. In the spirit of bringing affordable opera to the people, they have created a more…