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A Guide to Brooklyn With Ra Ra Riot

Global Yodel | Posted 02.12.2015 | Travel
Global Yodel

Global Yodel sat down with singer Wes Miles to chat about finding inspiration in Brooklyn, and why touring through Asia is always a good time.

Valentine's Day Date Idea: Dinner and a Movie at the Nighthawk Cinema in Williamsburg

Nana Meriwether | Posted 02.11.2015 | New York
Nana Meriwether

Although I am beginning to assimilate more into the hipster lifestyle of Williamsburg by virtue of living here since early Fall, I was a bit intimidated to walk into a small local theater for fear that I would immediately be spotted as an intruder and inherent lover of the main land.

The 10 Best New Brooklyn Shops of 2014

Sarah Stodola | Posted 03.01.2015 | New York
Sarah Stodola

A stroll through any number of Brooklyn neighborhoods quickly confirms that the borough remains the most dynamic location in the country for independent shops, and a hotbed for the designers and makers whose wares make up their inventory.

Faithful Shopper: Tops of 2014

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 02.28.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

This past year has been eventful in New York City retail, from market newcomers to high-tech stores to welcome announcements of what's to come. And of course, my last column of 2014 is the perfect time to discuss my favorite new stores of the year. Let me know what you think!

Work: Death by Audio (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 01.14.2015 | Arts
Crane.tv

"We create really crazy sounds that people wouldn't be able to get anywhere else, because we build things that are maybe illegal for the electronics market," admits Ackermann.

The Gentrification of Bushwick -- As Told By 'East WillyB'

Sahra Vang Nguyen | Posted 12.21.2014 | New York
Sahra Vang Nguyen

East WillyB chronicles the adventures of Bushwick Sports Bar owner Willie Jr., and his motley crew of bar regulars, as they deal with the trials and tribulations of living in an ever-changing Brooklyn. Check out the first episode.

Williamsburg Is About To Get A Whole Lot Gayer Next Week

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.06.2014 | Gay Voices

Move over Metropolitan and This N' That -- a new gay bar is about to hit the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. From the owners of Ea...

Hunter Stuart

This Is The Way 'Williamsburg' Ends

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 07.30.2014 | Business

NEW YORK -- Williamsburg long ago lost its reputation as a low-rent hipster haven free from big chain stores. But until just last week, the North Broo...

Meet The Man Who Serves Up Six-Course Meals From A Dumpster

HuffPost Live | Posted 07.22.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Americans throw out 25 percent of their groceries each year. But a new group called the Salvage Supperclub is trying to change the way we think about ...

5 Great Travel Alternatives to a Beach Vacation

MiniTime | Posted 09.15.2014 | Travel
MiniTime

All of the options listed below make for a fabulous late summer or early fall family vacation; each offers both outdoor and indoor activities and plenty of places to stay and eat. So where should you head if you're all beached out?

A Fragile Union

William E. White | Posted 09.01.2014 | Politics
William E. White

The United States of America: we take the name of our nation for granted. From the perspective of nearly two and a half centuries of history, it appears obvious that we should be one country, bound together by constitutional principles, stretching from the Atlantic to Pacific Oceans.

Kara Walker and the Real Sugar Links

Marina Budhos | Posted 07.30.2014 | New York
Marina Budhos

As an art object it is simultaneously sexual, submissive and powerful. But what does this formidable goddess evoke and represent?

The Faithful Shopper: Graduation Gifts

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 07.29.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's that time of year again, when we congratulate our favorite college and post-degree graduates and cheerfully send them off into the working world!...

David Lohr

New Charges For Parents Convicted Of Starving Daughter In Cage

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 05.28.2014 | Crime

A Virginia couple who allegedly kept their mentally disabled 6-year-old daughter in a makeshift cage, covered in her own feces, have been charged with...

The Incredibly True Adventures of a Lesbian Bartender: That Time I Met a Homophobic Anti-Semite

Jodi Savitz | Posted 05.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Jodi Savitz

On this night I just can't help but offer my two cents to the asshole whose blatantly anti-Semitic, homophobic slurs begin to radiate throughout the space where I so calmly and coolly am drinking a semi-local brew on my night off.

10 Reasons to Go Eat in Brooklyn

WHERE | Posted 05.14.2014 | Travel
WHERE

From crabs in Red Hook to pizza in Bushwick, there are plenty of great eateries all over Brooklyn. Check out our list of some of the best restaurants in the borough.

Spike Is Right! Crooked Landlords Terrorize Brooklyn Tenants (Pt 1)

Antonia Marrero | Posted 05.05.2014 | New York
Antonia Marrero

This development has brought incredible resources to the area, but the rent-regulated homes of Williamsburg are being systematically and violently dismantled by crooked landlords.

If New York City Neighborhoods Were European Cities, Where Would You Live?

The Huffington Post | Karin Swanson | Posted 03.06.2014 | Travel

We can't all afford the luxury of traveling or living abroad. But if you live in New York City, maybe you can experience some of Europe's offerings wi...

WATCH: The Plight Of Female Day Laborers

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 02.27.2014 | Latino Voices

Every morning, scores of women crowd the corner of Division Avenue and Marcy Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, in hopes they'll get hired to clean the...

Quad Dating

Kevin DeBacker and Eric Brown | Posted 04.01.2014 | Gay Voices
Kevin DeBacker and Eric Brown

This is why we quad date, which is really just dating other duos -- a girl and her gay best friend -- but the word 'quad' is more fun. Put it this way, it's like going to the movies with your best friend: You can whisper to each other during the show, and then analyze it after.

Where to See Cool Graffiti in New York City

U.S. News Travel | Posted 11.07.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Over the past few weeks, renowned British street artist Banksy has taken New York City by storm, leaving a trail of spray paint in his wake. But graffiti is nothing new here: The city has long acted as a blank canvas to artists.

See Brooklyn by Bike

offMetro.com | Posted 10.29.2013 | New York
offMetro.com

There is more to Williamsburg than the tender morsels of Australian glockenspiel players and Japanese fashion photographers, but you should still start your exploration of the neighborhood at the epicenter of the madness, at the Bedford Ave stop on the L.

Sandy Came...

Camila Gibran | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Camila Gibran

Sandy came, and before she arrived, it was all about Me. Me in my house. Me in my day job. Me, my aspirations and my battles with my lessons. Me, not doing what Me like to be doing. Me and my senseless emotional life. There were so many Me's, I forgot I was only one.

Where Chefs, Bartenders and Sommeliers Eat and Drink in New York

Find. Eat. Drink. | Posted 10.28.2013 | Travel
Find. Eat. Drink.

With over 25,000 restaurants and bars in New York City, it isn't easy to navigate the dining landscape in the city that never sleeps. We asked the industry pros where they go. Here are restaurants and bars that chefs, bartenders and sommeliers recommend visiting.

5 Exceptional October Getaways

MiniTime | Posted 12.05.2013 | Travel
MiniTime

(photo: Williamsburg Destination Marketing Committee) With the arrival of autumn, many destinations enter the sweet shoulder season of lower prices a...