The Daily Photo + Links


Photo: Tamara Hellgren Court Denies Williamsburg Power Plant  [Sticknews] Video: ‘World’s fastest nudist’ gets tacos in Williamsburg  [HuffPost] The votes are in: Brouwerij Lane announces Octoberfest lineup  [BrouwerijLane] Move-ins sighted in Berry St condo the Mason-Fisk  [Curbed] O Canada, O Canada, Canadian style bar comes to Grand St  [NYMagazine] Game: Switch it On! Energy efficiency more…

The Daily Photo + Links


Photo: Erin Graves Become Brooklyn’s Biggest Angler @ 1st Annual Fishing Derby  [BloodyDecks] Inside Kyp Malone’s Greenpoint apartment  [NYPost] Unleash Brooklyn, doggie daycare, caters to football fans  [NYDailyNews] Real Estate: ‘Beer City’ plan all the buzz in B’klyn  [NYPost] ‘Synthetik Scandinavian Funk,’ ONLY PLACE in NYC, free, live 2nite  [SuiRenBrooklyn] World Poetry Week: Latin Poets read @ Rose Live more…

The Daily Photo + Links


Photo: Tamara Hellgren 10:15 – 11pm Performances + Smoothies at McCarren Park Soccerfield  [WFMU] Tennis, everyone? That’s what one Williamsburg group wants  [BrooklynPaper] DOB gives “Sweater Factory” loft  residents the boot  [newyorkshitty] Greenpoint furniture designers highlighted at Green Fair  [BrooklynEagle] Sip on this: NYTimes features Bedford Ave Health Food coconut drink   [NYTimes] Bingo @ Glasslands Gallery more…

The Weekend Photo + Links


Photo by: Adam Lerner Indian Larry Block Party: Motorcycle Show 11am – 8pm  [RedBrickProject] Real Estate: ‘Dramatic Price Cuts’ in Williamsburg  [Curbed] Kent Avenue FAIL: Williamsburg’s Northside Piers Tarred!  [Curbed] Sports History: When the Dodgers Left Brooklyn  [BrooklynEagle] Yassky Pulled Into Broadway Triangle Vortex  [Courier]

The Daily Photo + Links


Photo credit: Tamara Hellgren Happy Hour at the Brooklyn Brewery  [MetroMix] Vinyl Craving: 5th Annual Brooklyn Record Riot  [RecordRiot] EPA Recommends Newton Creek for Superfunds  [VillageVoice] Swedish-Meatball Truck launches in Williamsburg  [NBC] Check out Greenpoint artists’ studios all weekend Sept 25 – 27  [OpenStudios] Outdoor Studio Presentation at Socrates Sculpture Park  [Socrates]

The Daily Photo + Links


Photo: Tamara Hellgren 13th Annual Kent Street Festival  [AscensionChurch] Feel of old Havana’s La Floridita coming to Rose Live Music  [hotindienews] Stephen Mallon photos of “Miracle Flight” 1549 at Front Room Gallery  [FrontRoom] 10 Notable Things About the (New!) Finger Building  [Curbed]

The Daily Photo + Links


Photo: Nada Surf leads effort to make old Engine 212 a cultural center  [DailyNews] A Creative Lens on the 34th District Primary  [BushwickBK] Greenpoint Open Studios Sept 25 – 27  [OpenStudios] Tonight: Free Documentary about Pigeon Keepers at India Street  [Broke-ass Stuart] Truck Troubles on North 11th Street [NYPost] Caught on Camera: Mikey’s Hook-Up Laptop more…

The Daily Photo + Links


Photo: McCarren Park Pool When Festivals Collide and Freethinkers Meet  [NYT] Greenpoint Guy Has ‘Grown To Love Scaring People’  [BrooklynEagle] Momenta Art, Less Me More Z  [ArtCat] Mormons give Hipsterville a good Cleaning  [BrooklynPaper]

Interview with Artist Tara McPherson

tara mcpherson in her studio

On a recent Monday morning, five days before she’s due to appear at Iguapop Gallery in Barcelona for a solo show of her artwork entitled “Silent Heroes,” Williamsburg artist Tara McPherson wipes teal paint off a palette knife, the only dirty instrument in her impeccable storefront studio on South 1st Street.

The Daily Photo + Links


Photo: A Short Story: The Short List: Rosh Ha Sha-na-na edition [AShortStory] 4.5 miles Longboarding Race starts at Williamsburg Bridge, Sunday [BeastCoast]’s “Best of Take Out Awards 2009? Announced — Fornino  [] Russian Orthodox Church seen through the McCarren Pool arch.

The Daily Photo + Links


Photo: Parsons Transportation Group Park(ing) Day: Today, Reclaim the Curb  [LivableStreets] Scientists map Hudson contamination  [QueensChronicle] Lucky Dog Might Be the Best New Bar in Bklyn  [LMag] Fashion tips from small-spending stylistas  [Brokelyn] Sound Fix Reopens on Berry  [VillageVoice] Japanese Tapas: Sui Ren Izakaya  [TimeOut] A 1901 photo of the Williamsburg Bridge under construction, when the first more…

The Daily Photo + Links


Photo: [WiredNY] September Freegan Events in New York  [Huasipungo] New Yorkers in Bookstores—Word  [blog.vromans] Vito’s Race?  [AShortStory] Wasn’t Mae West born on Franklin St?  [Blogspot] 3 Brooklyn elementary schools get national honor  [DailyNews] DOB vacates another Williamsburg building  [QueensCrap] Williamsburg Fashion Wknd: Accept No Substitutions  [Sentimentalist]