From London to the ‘Burg … Vintage Vintage Vintage

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London’s Brick Lane has replaced Camden High Street as the treasure chest for vintage jewels. Today I found the Williamsburg equivalent. Beacon’s Closet on North 11th Street is home to more vintage fashion than anyone could want. It even has the same music, similar layout and even shop assistants’ with the same facial expressions as Brick more…

The Daily Photo + Links

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Photo By Eric Wolman Con Ed Power Warning  [Fox] Northside Wrap-Up  [NYPress] Learn to Walk on Wires with Philippe Petit  [gothamist] Skywatchers: Here’s where to catch the fireworks!  [Courier] Brooklyn Census Managers Fired for Faking Surveys  [EpochTimes] Brooklyn’s Broadway Stages Goes Green with Solar Energy Project  [Newswire]

The Daily Photo + Links

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Photo by Eric Wolman Con Ed to Brooklyn: Power Down or Brown Out!  [Gothamist] This is how they roll — Full Circle  [NYT] Edward Scissorhands Stage Debut (PHOTO and VIDEO)  [Entertainment] Shapes and Spaces for Peripheral Vision   [NYT] $350K Brooklyn Lamborghini Fire Caused By DVD Player  [Jalopnik] Man found hanged in NYC Police Station  [PostStar]

The Daily Photo + Links

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Photo by Eric Wolman Missives of a local chalkster  [NYShitty] Inmate Hangs Himself Inside Williamsburg Stationhouse  [Gothamist] Hey, Joe, nice rack! Thanks for press release about bike apparatus  [BklynPaper] Photos: Williamsburg Walks 2010  [Gothamist] Where the Chefs and Gourmands Go  [TIme]

WG GALLERY – PHOTO SALE – All Weekend!

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WG NEWS + ARTS  Photo Gallery Exhibit / beautiful images of the neighborhood for sale Bess Adler ll Eric Ryan Anderson ll Mara Catalan ll William Hereford ll Benjamin Lozovsky ll Sandra Nydegger ll Piotr Redlinski ll Philippe Theise ll Eric Wolman All Weekend 12 – 5pm or by appointment (917) 304-6213 WG Photo Gallery 50-52 Dobbin more…

Dubspot in Meat Packing District

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Photo & story by Luisa Caldwell Williamsburg resident John Englemann, whose stage name is a mythical date—”March Thirty Seventh”—played Electronica music in the Dubspot line-up in the Meat packing District this past week during the Make Music NY events. I went to watch him perform and also enjoyed several other Make Music locations on the way. It more…

Daily Photo + Links l Wednesday, June 23

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Photo Carrie Beckmann Northside Festival Celebrates Music, Film, Art, Hipsters  [WSJ] Loreley Williamsburg: Outdoor drinking awesomeness in NYC  [Oyster] The Women of Brooklyn’s Homage and Bustin Boards Skate Shop  [Transworld] Late-night law reshapes NYC’s loft landscape  [CrainsNY]

From London to the ‘Burg … Musical Impressions

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Yesterday was a day of Music. Throughout the city sounds of bands, pianos and even opera could be heard, whatever the borough. Make Music NY celebrated the first day of summer, for the fourth year, with over 1,000 city-wide free concerts. My favourites were the guitarists playing Beatles songs in Union Square and the pop-up more…