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WATCH: Hipsters Love 'Exclusive' Music

Posted 07.18.2011 | Comedy

You know what's even more 2009 than being a hipster? Being a person who makes fun of a hipster. It's like, we get it, you've never heard of my band an...

No More Liquor Licenses In Williamsburg?

Posted 06.08.2011 | New York

Someone needs to pour Community Board 1 in North Brooklyn a stiff drink. According to Brooklyn 11211: On Tuesday, the Executive Committee of CB1 Br...

Weekly Pulse: GOP Would Privatize Medicare, Gut Medicaid

The Media Consortium | Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger On Tuesday, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) unveiled a draft budget resolution for 2012. Ryan's program would pr...

If You Know What a Hipster Is... You Are One

Steven Nereo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Steven Nereo

Do you remember electroclash? I do. I worked at a club doing sound when it was big, and my easiest night was electroclash night. I mostly just had to ...

Ken Friedman and Taavo Somer's Party Bus to The Rusty Knot

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky


Hate The L Train? Take This (Proposed) Ferry Instead!

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

For Greenpoint residents tired of relying on the infrequent G train for transportation, the city has a ferry good idea. The city plans to run a seven...

Blue Bottle's Slow Cold Drip Coffee

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky


WATCH: Inside Milk Bar's Giant Williamsburg Cookie Factory

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Our friends over at The Feast recently toured David Chang's new Williamsburg outpost of the Momofuku Milk Bar. Pastry chef/partner Christina Tosi ex...

Williamsburg After the Blizzard

Aida Alami | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Aida Alami

Here are pictures of Williamsburg in the early afternoon. People came out of their homes to find cars buried under the snow or simply abandoned by their drivers.

Conveying Your Order Politely

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky


Why Brooklyn Needs to Be Careful

Elissa Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Elissa Altman

The often dangerous wasteland that was Brooklyn in the 1970s has all but disappeared, replaced by a population that is, in fact, traditional to the borough from its earliest existence: craftspeople.

How Traif Came to Williamsburg

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky

Chef Jason Marcus of Traif demos his psychedelic foie gras, eggs, hot sauce, and maple gastrique, and also tells a memorable story about a rogue hasid...

Thief Breaks In To Williamsburg Animal Shelter And Steals Dog

The Measure | By Henry Stewart | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

When I first heard that somebody had broken into BARC, the stalwart Williamsburg animal shelter, and stolen a dog, I thought: "Wow, that's really weir...

Weekly Pulse: The New Hunger Epidemic, Making CPCs Come Clean, and Smoking Hipsters

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger As some Americans obsess over whether to brine or deep-fry their Thanksgiving turkeys, others are goi...

Camel Using 'Williamsburg' To Make Cigarettes Cool Again

The Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Hipsters are not a dying breed. To the contrary, they've become a cash crop, a catch word to mean whatever you want it to -- so much so that Camel is ...

Astoria Characters: The Crusading Composter

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

In a good week, Stephanos Koullias will collect nearly 1,000 pounds of other people's excess edibles.

Duane Reade To Further Ruin Williamsburg | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

According to the "I'm Boycotting Duane Reade to Save Williamsburg" facebook group, a Duane Reade will be opened on Bedford, directly across from Kings...

JellyNYC Williamsburg Concerts Saved | BEN SISARIO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ive days after abruptly canceling the last installment of the Pool Parties concert series at East River State Park in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, because ...

PHOTOS: Luxury Williamsburg Loft

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A 1,750 square foot Williamsburg loft with luxury amenities like walnut floors, a deluxe chef's kitchen and custom closets could be yours for only $1....

Hair of the Mug

Mike Gellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mike Gellman

It's that time of the year again. The glorious month where I grow my Octobeard. Why, you may ask, do I grow the Octobeard? First, I want Winter to know that I'm not afraid of it. Second, my ladies like me with stubble.

ARTIST SPEAKS: 'Contortion Artist' An Interview With Don Christensen

Liz Markus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Liz Markus

Don Christensen has a gorgeous show of large, hard edge abstract paintings up in Williamsburg in Brooklyn at Sideshow gallery.

N + 1 Kills The Hipster, Again, In New Book (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Literary journal n + 1 will be releasing a small book entitled 'What Was The Hipster' -- a "sociological investigation" into the hipster trend, and...

On the Rise: Brooklyn's Hank & Cupcakes' Enroute to "Pleasure Town"

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jon Chattman

2010-10-05-cupcakescopy.jpgWith their high energy, unique sultry pop-rock-dance sound, and quirky moniker, Hank and Cupcakes has all the tools to propel them to pop rock stations all over.

Vito Lopez: The Plot Thickens

Morgan Pehme | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Morgan Pehme

Assemblyman Vito J. Lopez has been battered with a barrage of stories alleging a litany of unscrupulous political manipulations.

What Was Bill Clinton Doing at Brooklyn Bowl?

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

What was Bill Clinton doing with the hipster kids at Williamsburg's Brooklyn Bowl Thursday night? The former president braved the storm and a long da...