For all the fancypants joints that are popping up all over, Williamsburg and Greenpoint still have their fair share of the kinds of places where you can put a dollar in a jukebox, get a PBR and a shot for $4, play Big Buck Hunter, and never have to worry about mispronouncing “Weihenstephaner.”
This phenomenon now decorates a much wider slice of the population, including lawyers, bankers, doctors, and cops.
Mary Kosut has a PhD in Sociology and teaches at SUNY Purchase College. WG tapped Kosut for her knowledge of the sociology of the body—tattoos especially.
Ebb and Flow of Live Art City Aquarium LLC 44 Dobbin Street www.cityaquarium.com (718) 388-0200 By Elvire Camus City Aquarium is a twelve-year-old company, now based in Greenpoint that imagines, builds, designs, and…
A symbol of a thriving neighborhood, or a neighborhood going in the wrong direction?
Attractive women in fanciful outfits and guys wearing cool hats and vests drinking local beers on tap… At the end of the night, one sighs contentedly, picks up freshly baked bread, and stumbles home down cobblestone streets.
The six artists in “What Art Can Do” have at least one thing in common (and it isn’t their artistic styles): they all run galleries in Williamsburg.