The 50 Best Street Corners in Brooklyn

The 50 Best Street Corners in Brooklyn

For everything from getting dumped to seeing ghosts, our favorite intersections.

Film

The Best Old Movies on a Big Screen This Week

The Best Old Movies on a Big Screen This Week

From early film noir to late Truffaut.

Theater

realistic joneses broadway play will eno michael c. hall tracy letts

A Broadway Play for People Who Don't Like Broadway Plays: The Realistic Joneses

Will Eno's star-studded comedy aggressively mocks theatrical conventions.

Theater

bullets over broadway musical stage woody allen susan stroman zach braff

Woody Allen's First Foray Into Musical Theater: Bullets Over Broadway

It wasn't his best movie, but it's the perfect basis for a big, glitzy show.


Going On Today...

Flashy & Trashy

One of our favorite types of human beings are the flashy and trashy kind, second only to those who don't take themselves too seriously. This, then, is our perfect dance party filled with perfect people: There's grilled cheese and tater tots served at the bar, classic 80s and 90s dance hits and old-school rap fueling the party, and no dress code enforced. In fact, you might see resident Jay McElfresh wearing a marching-band uniform or wizard robe because why not a marching-band uniform or a wizard robe? FREE

(Le) Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker St, at Thompson St, Greenwich Village


Music

EMA and the Problem With Singing About the Internet

EMA and the Problem With Singing About the Internet

Even if you have a point, listeners will tend to resent you.

Listen: An Extremely Sad Version of Pharrell's "Happy"

A French musician turns "Happy" on its head.

Mar 27, 2014

Steeped in Classics: Stephen Malkmus

The former Pavement frontman (and current Jick) talks about his ice cream flavor and his feud with Bowie.

Feb 25, 2014


Film

The Art of The Real

The Art of The Real

Lincoln Center's documentary series shows nonfiction can be held to the same standard as narrative films.

Vampires As OG Hipsters: Only Lovers Left Alive

The bloodsuckers in Jarmusch's romance knew Byron; they were dead before it was cool.

Pregnancy Scares: Proxy

Everything's topsy-turvy in this ingenious psychological horror movie about grieving parents.

Not Just An Average, Er, Guy: Joe

David Gordon Green continues his drift away from Hollywood with this sizzling hunk of cinematic red meat.


Food & Drink

Like When <i>Mad Men</i> Goes To Florida: Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club

Like When Mad Men Goes To Florida: Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club

Check your skepticism and play shuffleboard; forget nostalgia and enjoy real retro tropical fun.

Forgiving The Funky Chicken: Colonia Verde

The food might be hit-or-miss, but this Fort Greene South American hideaway is the perfect date spot.

Columns

When A Bag Becomes Baggage

Sex With the Natural Redhead

When A Bag Becomes Baggage

"Dear Audrey, I just want to leave a plastic bag with a few things in the corner of his closet! But he says no way."

Art Fag City

Paddy Doesn’t Work Here Anymore

A farewell letter from our longtime columnist.

Ask A Cabbie

Could You Be Vegan?

"Vegetable sushi just isn’t the same."

Reviews

Album

Dum Dum Girls and the Neo Girl Group

Drawing on old sounds, Dee Dee Penny's band creates something beautiful that will endure.

Theater

The First Black Othello: Red Velvet

A major new performance in a major new play in DUMBO about racism in the theater.

Art

Plants & Transplants: Juanli Carrión’s Outer Seed Shadow #01

Talking with the Brooklyn-based Spanish artist as he makes final preparations for a public art project in Manhattan’s historic Duarte Square.

Bar

One Bourbon, One Bourbon, and One… Bourbon: Moonlight Mile

Greenpoint has a new spot that serves one drink and serves it well—for better and worse!

Books

The Loneliness of the Melancholy Intellectual: Every Day Is for the Thief

Teju Cole's novella, newly released in the US, follows a different iteration of Open City's hero.

Film

Parties Aloft: Manakamana

This outstanding documentary features unbroken shots of people riding a cable car to a remote Hindu temple.

Restaurant

One of a Grind: Grindhaus

This excellent Red Hook barbecue joint looks unlike any other restaurant.

Beirut and The War on Drugs Kick Off Northside Shows at 50 Kent

Northside Festival is back in a big way with a host of new bands and a brand new venue added to the roster for this year's festivities.

A Broadway Play for People Who Don't Like Broadway Plays: The Realistic Joneses

Will Eno's star-studded comedy aggressively mocks theatrical conventions.

The Measure cont'd

Sponsored: Miller Lite Shows Us How to Stay on Top This Summer

There are so many reasons why Brooklynites love the warmer weather.

Woody Allen's First Foray Into Musical Theater: Bullets Over Broadway

It wasn't his best movie, but it's the perfect basis for a big, glitzy show.

When Movie Stars Make Movies That Nobody Sees

Kristen Wiig and Nicolas Cage's new movies this weekend are the kinds their peers wouldn't look at twice.

Stories from Around the Web

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NIGHTLIFE Bushwick, Brooklyn

Matt Torrey's

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Unknown, All Boroughs

Upstate Farms & Paisley Farm CSA

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Fort Greene, Brooklyn

Dino

Blending the spirit of rustic Italian cuisine with the neighborhoods eclectic energy. Enjoy housemade pasta, a hand selected wine list and daily food and drink specials using both fresh and imported seasonal ingredients. Open Mon. - Thur. 11-Midnight/Fri. 11-1 a.m./Sat. 10-1/Sun. 10-Midnight. Lunch/Brunch til 3:30 p.m. Dinner all day.

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn

Beast of Bourbon

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Le Barricou

Le Barricou is a bustling neighborhood French restaurant offering local artisanal organic fare amidst a savory selection of grass fed meats, hand-cut pastas, day boat fish and fresh oysters. Le Barricou takes pride in its freshest ingredients and uncompromised standards. The restaurant goes through a magical transformation on the weekends from high-energy, jazzy, fun place to meet your friends for brunch to candle-light, laid back, romantic date-spot during the dinner time. Cozy beautiful backroom with a wood burning fireplace accommodates private parties. Gift certificates are available. Open Lunch M-F:11am -4pm, Brunch Sa-Su:10am-4pm, Late Brunch: Sa-Su: 4pm-6pm, Dinner M-Su:6pm-12am, Late Nite F-Sa:12am-2am.

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Financial District, Manhattan

Alpha Living Residential Cleaning

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Williamsburg, Brooklyn

The Gibson

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