WG News+Arts http://thewgnews.com News and Arts of North Brooklyn Tue, 01 Sep 2015 18:33:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 TASTE Williamsburg Greenpoint: Restaurants, Bars & Music @ 6th Annual Festival http://thewgnews.com/taste-williamsburg-greenpoint-showcases-top-neighborhood-restaurants-bars-and-music-at-its-sixth-annual-festival/ http://thewgnews.com/taste-williamsburg-greenpoint-showcases-top-neighborhood-restaurants-bars-and-music-at-its-sixth-annual-festival/#respond Tue, 01 Sep 2015 15:48:51 +0000 http://thewgnews.com/?p=43507 It's that time of year when TASTE Williamsburg Greenpoint presents their culinary arts festival-fundraiser on the Williamsburg waterfront—an unparalleled opportunity to sample foods and drinks prepared and served by celebrated local restaurants and bars—all demonstrating why North Brooklyn has become among many of the arts, ballyhooed around the world.

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Breaking and Entering: Salvaging Polish History one Vintage Piece at a Time http://thewgnews.com/breaking-and-entering-salvaging-polish-history-one-piece-at-a-time/ http://thewgnews.com/breaking-and-entering-salvaging-polish-history-one-piece-at-a-time/#respond Thu, 20 Aug 2015 14:48:32 +0000 http://thewgnews.com/?p=43463 Decades and sometimes centuries of building contents are indiscriminately sledge hammered into a dusty pulp and earmarked for the landfill, though not if Leo Zinder of Grand Wythe, can help it…

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[Updated] “I’m Glad to Be Alive” says Greenpoint resident who was given wrong prescription http://thewgnews.com/im-glad-to-be-alive-says-greenpoint-resident-who-was-given-mixed-up-prescription/ http://thewgnews.com/im-glad-to-be-alive-says-greenpoint-resident-who-was-given-mixed-up-prescription/#comments Thu, 06 Aug 2015 12:00:46 +0000 http://thewgnews.com/?p=43388 A Greenpoint resident reported that she had an extreme reaction to a medication mistakenly given to her with her regular prescribed pills, dispensed at a Rite Aid pharmacy on Manhattan Avenue in Greenpoint

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“Zone B” by Susan Hamburger @ Auxiliary Projects http://thewgnews.com/zone-b-by-susan-hamburger-auxiliary-projects/ http://thewgnews.com/zone-b-by-susan-hamburger-auxiliary-projects/#comments Thu, 18 Jun 2015 00:49:40 +0000 http://thewgnews.com/?p=43341 Beyond the lovely depictions of animals and birds (endangered species) we get the traditional landscapes and portraits, but politicized: factories polluting, and palm trees being windswept by hurricanes, and portraits of David Koch and scientists who deny global warming theories. Think Metropolitan Museum of Art period room meets Greenpeace.

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Short experimental films presented @ Brooklyn Film Festival http://thewgnews.com/short-experimental-films-presented-brooklyn-film-festival/ http://thewgnews.com/short-experimental-films-presented-brooklyn-film-festival/#respond Wed, 10 Jun 2015 14:46:17 +0000 http://thewgnews.com/?p=43323 In an afternoon of short films laced together as "experimental" on topics of love, memory, and change—in an age ripe with digital overload via the endless storage of images and information—it was "Boyland" that seemed to most resonate with the audience.

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