The 2014 Brooklyn Restaurant Superlatives

The 2014 Brooklyn Restaurant Superlatives

In which we tell you about the best possible version of any single thing you could ever hope to eat.

Film

Republicans vs. Aliens: <i>Radio Free Albemuth</i>

Republicans vs. Aliens: Radio Free Albemuth

A film notable only for its source material—not for what it does with it.

Jun 23, 2014

Food & Drink

Bushwick Goes Basic: Old Stanley’s Bar

Bushwick Goes Basic: Old Stanley’s Bar

Old Stanley’s is the kind of everyman’s bar that quickly becomes your favorite neighborhood watering hole.

Jun 18, 2014

Film

The Fault in Our Stars movie

This is the Summer's Best Weekend for Movies For and By Women

The Fault in Our Stars and Obvious Child are a bright spot in an otherwise dim season.

Jun 6, 2014


Going On Today...

Badminton at the Park

Free badminton at the Open House Gallery's indoor park.

Open House Gallery, 201 Mulberry St., Nolita


Music

In The Absence Of Blog-Rock: A Sunny Day in Glasgow - <i>Sea When Absent</i>

In The Absence Of Blog-Rock: A Sunny Day in Glasgow - Sea When Absent

A Sunny Day in Glasgow didn't become one of the bands that defined indie rock’s blog era, but as one of the most original rock groups of the last decade, they probably should have.

Jun 18, 2014


Film

Before Adulthood: <i>Boyhood</i>

Before Adulthood: Boyhood

Twelve years in the making, Richard Linklater’s magnum opus captures like the flow of experience like few other works of American art.

Let’s Hear It For The Boy

As his latest, Boyhood, proves, no director is moving cinema forward like Richard Linklater.

Two for the Road: Land Ho!

An odd couple of ex-brothers-in-law are lost and found in Iceland in this deadpan but lively indie.

Thumbs Up: Life Itself

A man goes to the movies. That man was Roger Ebert, and this is his story.


Food & Drink

I Want Your Sandwich: The Meat Hook Sandwich Shop

I Want Your Sandwich: The Meat Hook Sandwich Shop

Welcome to the Meat Hook Sandwich Shop.

Out Of The Darkness: Dotory

Dotory shines on a dark stretch of Broadway.

Jun 18, 2014

Bao Wow: Lucky Luna

If you're going to this Mexican-Taiwanese spot in Greenpoint, you've got to try the buns.

Jun 4, 2014

Columns

Selfish Assholes Have Needs, Too

Sex With the Natural Redhead

Selfish Assholes Have Needs, Too

Selfishness is good sometimes—sometimes it’s the only path to real happiness.

Ask A Cabbie

Tell Us About A Summer Romance

It is too hot for romance. I’m married, but no difference. It is too hot for sex.

Reviews

Album

In The Absence Of Blog-Rock: A Sunny Day in Glasgow - Sea When Absent

A Sunny Day in Glasgow didn't become one of the bands that defined indie rock’s blog era, but as one of the most original rock groups of the last decade, they probably should have.

Theater

Of Interest, And Nothing More: Donogoo

This is a beautifully designed and inventively staged production.

Art

Beyonds Within: For Your Eyes Only

Vince Contarino’s solo show at TSA Gallery hums and stirs with nuance and suggestiveness.

Bar

A Place To Charge Your Phone, But Also More: Left Hand Path

No one comes to Bushwick for harmony.

Books

Cheating Death, At a Cost: Crystal Eaters

Crystal Eaters by Shane Jones Two Dollar Radio To adapt to the reality of death, we are endlessly devising ways to deny or escape it.

Film

This Is Half a Film: Closed Curtain

This is the second film Iranian director Jafar Panahi has made since being banned from filmmaking for twenty years, and it shows in maddening, fascinating ways.

Restaurant

I Want Your Sandwich: The Meat Hook Sandwich Shop

Welcome to the Meat Hook Sandwich Shop.

Grimes, How to Dress Well, and the Perils of Poptimism

Hyped new material that suggests the underground co-opting from the mainstream may be less interesting than previously advertised.

The Measure cont'd

4 Art Exhibits You Need to See

Celebrations of chromatics and musings cinematic in these new art picks.

Stories from Around the Web

Classified Directory

NIGHTLIFE East Village, Manhattan

Drop Off Service

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Bushwick, Brooklyn

Tutu's

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Carino Restaurant and Cantina

Yes, we are a taqueria. Full on! Cariño Restaurant and Cantina is proud to announce the change we were all waiting for.....a la carte tacos!17 different taco choices now grace our menu along with classic favorites like our Enchiladas Suizas and our delicious 1/2 Roasted Chicken and Arrachera. Each taco has been paired with one of our 7 salsas and/or our house pickled jalapeños with carrots or house pickled radishes and nopal (cactus paddle). We are very happy to be serving honest, well sourced Mexican food to our neighborhood and friends. Come by for Happy Hour Monday - Friday 4pm-7pm and Fridays and Saturday from 11pm-12am. Take Out and Delivery available.

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Fort Greene, Brooklyn

Bati

A traditional Ethiopian restaurant serving authentic delicacies that possess homemade quality flavors. The menu offers organic beef, poultry and a wide variety of delectable vegetable dishes, which also meet the western standards of vegan food preparation. Bati offers the option of individual or the traditional communal serving, features wine pairings, and displays talented Ethiopian artists' work on its walls.

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Prospect Heights, Brooklyn

Sugarcane

A jazzy steel bar and a cool decor complement each other well at Sugarcane. Voted Best Caribbean restaurant in New York, we are stylishly Caribbean without the "island" cliche. Join us as we celebrate the cuisine of Trinidad and Tobago with its fascinating blend of West African, East Indian, Chinese and Middle Eastern influences. Our upscale panCaribbean delicacies are as pleasing to the eye, as they are to the palate. Drink specials from Tues - Thurs include delectable tropical cocktails, infused rum shots and exotic martinis.

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Bushwick, Brooklyn

Pine Box Rock Shop

Located in an old casket factory steps from the Morgan Ave L, Pine Box Rock Shop offers 16 draft options and impressive specialty drinks, including hearty Bloody Marys, and a seasonal cocktail menu. The attention to detail in each drink, a generous happy hour, and friendly bartenders make PBR's a neighborhood favorite. Right in the heart of Bushwick's arts community, Pine Box host many emerging artists, musicians, filmmakers and comedians. Check out the website for monthly events and show times. Weekly staples: Happy Hour (everyday until 8pm), Trivia Night (Wednesdays @ 8:30), Karaoke (Thursdays, 10pm), Weekly Televised Events (Mad Men, etc.).

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Fort Greene, Brooklyn

Scopello

Scopello, named after a small village in Sicily, is a place you can immerse yourself in a spectacular natural setting, ancient history and delicious wholesome foods. Our menu features the freshest produce, fish and meats, homemade pastas and bread, with ingredients imported from Italy.

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