The Best of Brooklyn: The 100 Best—and Worst—Things to Happen This Year

The Best of Brooklyn: The 100 Best—and Worst—Things to Happen This Year

There’s nothing we like more around here than hyperbole—like, literally, there’s nothing we like more!—which is why we so enjoy putting together our annual best of Brooklyn issue.

Books

The Anti-Getaway: <i>Nobody is Ever Missing</i>

The Anti-Getaway: Nobody is Ever Missing

This lyrical debut novel is a haunting look at the anti-escape.

News & Features

The Best of Brooklyn: The 100 Best—and Worst—Things to Happen This Year

The Best of Brooklyn: The 100 Best—and Worst—Things to Happen This Year

There’s nothing we like more around here than hyperbole—like, literally, there’s nothing we like more!—which is why we so enjoy putting together our annual best of Brooklyn issue.

Art

Roaring With Paradox and Laughter: <i>Fifi Howls From Happiness</i>

Roaring With Paradox and Laughter: Fifi Howls From Happiness

Mitra Farahani’s documentary of Iranian artist Bahman Mohassess is terrifically structured and warmly, terrifyingly candid.


Going On Today...

Spanish Classes at The Base

Enjoy free weekly Spanish classes at the Brooklyn Base from 3-5pm! Beginners are welcome, as well as anyone who's looking to brush up their skills. Emphasis will be on informal conversation, grammar review, and looking at radical texts.

The Base, 1302 Myrtle Ave, At Stockholm, Bushwick


Music

Spoon: The Goldilocks of Bands

Spoon: The Goldilocks of Bands

Is Spoon the greatest band of its era?

It’s Been a Very Bad Year: Morrissey

World Peace is none of your business.

Jul 16, 2014


Film

Feel Good?: <i>Get On Up</i>

Feel Good?: Get On Up

This long-gestating James Brown biopic is fun, but leaves you wanting more... something. Anything.

Boyhood: Rich Hill

This documentary about three teens in Missouri contributes to a great year for the coming-of-age film.

Home for the Holidays: Happy Christmas

Joe Swanberg's latest continues the director's successful graduation from mumblecore into slightly less mumbly indie dramedy.

Stations of the Cross: Calvary

An Irish priest has seven days to live in this sneakily moral black comedy.


Food & Drink

A Cowboy Comes to Bushwick: Montana’s Trail House

A Cowboy Comes to Bushwick: Montana’s Trail House

Appalachian food comes to Bushwick.

Now We Sip Beer When We Thirsty: Hops Hill

This Clinton Hill craft beer bar is a low-key neighborhood spot.

High-End Home Cooking (And Lots of It): Delaware and Hudson

For a full-on feast priced under 50 bucks, you’re not going to do better than Delaware and Hudson.

Jul 16, 2014

Out Of The Darkness: Dotory

Dotory shines on a dark stretch of Broadway.

Jun 18, 2014

Columns

The Rules of Masturbation

Sex With the Natural Redhead

The Rules of Masturbation

"It is definitely rude to jizz on electronics that don’t belong to you."

Ask A Cabbie

What Should the Brooklyn Nets’ New Mascot Be?

"What would be cool is if Jay-Z was the mascot."

Reviews

Album

Spoon: The Goldilocks of Bands

Is Spoon the greatest band of its era?

Theater

Iron Lady Love Song: Picture Ourselves in Latvia

A lovely, delicate play given a fine and imaginative production on less than a shoestring.

Art

Roaring With Paradox and Laughter: Fifi Howls From Happiness

Mitra Farahani’s documentary of Iranian artist Bahman Mohassess is terrifically structured and warmly, terrifyingly candid.

Bar

Now We Sip Beer When We Thirsty: Hops Hill

This Clinton Hill craft beer bar is a low-key neighborhood spot.

Books

The Anti-Getaway: Nobody is Ever Missing

This lyrical debut novel is a haunting look at the anti-escape.

Film

A Journal of the Plague Year: What Now? Remind Me

"I’m fed up with psychology. I want action.”

Restaurant

A Cowboy Comes to Bushwick: Montana’s Trail House

Appalachian food comes to Bushwick.

4 Art Exhibits You Need to See

Aesthetic inquiries under the aegises of cities and collections, hallowed frescoes and broad spectrums.

Join Us for "Heathers" at SummerScreen Tonight!

SummerScreen. Everybody's doing it.

The Best Old Movies on a Big Screen This Week

Noirs classic and neo, melodrama, vampires, Buñuel, and Diane Keaton in the best outfits in the history of cinema.

The Measure cont'd

Do Tweens Rule the Internet? An Interview with @TweenHobo

Talking capitalism, youth, the Internet, America, and the Great Depression on film, with the writer Alena Smith.

Jul 28, 2014

Sponsored: Design Lab, A New DIY Space for Youth at New York Hall of Science

If you’re looking for unique places to take your kids this summer, look no further than Design Lab.

Jul 25, 2014

Sponsored: Get Your Tickets for Beer & Berlioz at Lincoln Center!

Northside has teamed up with Lincoln Center to provide L Mag readers with one very special night of classical music and a sampling of great craft beers from local breweries as part of the Mostly Mozart Festival.

Jul 23, 2014

Stories from Around the Web

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The L Trainer

The L Trainer is NYC's premiere on-site fitness training company. Our expert training team delivers safe and effective workouts in your home or your building's fitness center. Find us online!

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Gristle Tattoo+Art Gallery

Gristle is a custom tattoo shop located in the heart of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, specializing in vegan ink tattoos and aftercare products. The shop also functions as an art gallery, with works from artists from all over the world continuously on display and openings held every month. Community events such as pet adoption events are also held regularly.

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn

Very Polished Lounge and Nail Spa

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 Bay Ridge, Brooklyn

Petit Oven

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Clinton Hill, Brooklyn

E Gallery

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Chelsea, Manhattan

David Goldstein, Attorney At Law

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