The 25 Best Happy Hours In Brooklyn

The 25 Best Happy Hours In Brooklyn

Because it's always 5 o'clock somewhere.

Theater

Be Careful Not to Lose the Way: <i>A Walk in the Woods</i>

Be Careful Not to Lose the Way: A Walk in the Woods

One of our greatest theater actresses, Kathleen Chalfant, graces the stage in this Pulitzer Prize-nominated play.

Books

She Remembers Everything and Other Reflections: <i>Not That Kind of Girl</i>

She Remembers Everything and Other Reflections: Not That Kind of Girl

Can Dunham's writing make even her harshest critic admit that she is definitely a—if not the—voice of her generation?

Film

Yo, Is This Post­-Racial?: <i>Dear White People</i>

Yo, Is This Post­-Racial?: Dear White People

Racism is over in America?


Going On Today...

John Farnsworth Quintet: Jam Session

Smoke, 2751 Broadway, at W 106th St, Harlem


Music

Masters (and Mistresses) of the Dark Arts

Masters (and Mistresses) of the Dark Arts

On previous Zola Jesus albums, the pairing of grubby or minimal music with Nika Danilova’s raw vocal power generated a compelling friction.

Christopher Owens Has Secrets

It’s easy to assume you know everything about Christopher Owens.

Sep 24, 2014

Nancy Whang’s Existential Disco Dilemma

It seems unlikely that a punk transplant from Oregon should become a definitive singer for New York City dance music, but that’s the story of Nancy Whang.

Sep 10, 2014


Film

The Counterlife: <i>Listen Up Philip</i>

The Counterlife: Listen Up Philip

Young Brooklyn filmmaker Alex Ross Perry's bracing, mature third feature is about literature, life, and the moments when they at least threaten to intersect.

Percussion Bitter Sweet: Whiplash

Manhattan day-school jazz drumming is the milieu for this story of mentorship, genius, and trial by unnecessary fire.

Boom and Bust: The Overnighters

A documentary about the impact of the fracking boom in North Dakota gets more personal than it bargained for.

“People are obsessed with this notion of authenticity.”

Talking to Michael M. Bilandic, writer-director of local indie Hellaware.

Sep 24, 2014


Food & Drink

A Fan’s Notes: The Grand National

A Fan’s Notes: The Grand National

The best thing about a sports bar is that people tend to leave you alone.

A Foodie’s Christmas: 2 Duck Goose

Is this the best new Chinese in Brooklyn?

Seersucker Rises Again

Southern food we can stand behind: good, plentiful, and cheap.

Sep 24, 2014

A Little Sugar In My Bowl

Spirited is a "dessert speakeasy," whatever that means.

Sep 24, 2014

Columns

Cluster Fuck

Sex With the Natural Redhead

Cluster Fuck

Dear Audrey, my long-time girlfriend and I had a great sex life, until about a year ago.

Ask A Cabbie

Have You Ever Participated In a Political Protest?

"Where I’m from, you don’t protest. That’s very dangerous."

Reviews

Album

Spoon: The Goldilocks of Bands

Is Spoon the greatest band of its era?

Theater

Be Careful Not to Lose the Way: A Walk in the Woods

One of our greatest theater actresses, Kathleen Chalfant, graces the stage in this Pulitzer Prize-nominated play.

Art

Endurance Challenges: A Lot of Sorrow

A collaboration between The National and Ragnar Kjartansson, this six-hour video piece at Luhring Augustine Bushwick will keep you in place while wrecking you softly.

Bar

A Fan’s Notes: The Grand National

The best thing about a sports bar is that people tend to leave you alone.

Books

She Remembers Everything and Other Reflections: Not That Kind of Girl

Can Dunham's writing make even her harshest critic admit that she is definitely a—if not the—voice of her generation?

Film

Yo, Is This Post­-Racial?: Dear White People

Racism is over in America?

Restaurant

A Foodie’s Christmas: 2 Duck Goose

Is this the best new Chinese in Brooklyn?

The Best Old Movies on a Big Screen This Week

From a Argentinean movie you'll maybe never get another chance to see, to the first really long Lav Diaz movie.

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Oct 10, 2014

4 Art Exhibits You Need to See

In which Francesco Clemente appears with Nas and Patti Smith, and in which certain picks are prefaced by anti-picks.

The Measure cont'd

The Best Old Movies on a Big Screen This Week

Brando does Shakespeare, Hou does history, Capra does populism and Georgian cinema re-does Stalin.

Once More, With Feeling: Small Black Closes Northside's Free Show Series at the Brooklyn Flea

It's practically Christmas. Let's make Sunday count.

Oct 3, 2014

The Best Old Movies on a Big Screen This Week

From Cinema-Scope Westerns to soundstage subway cars.

Oct 1, 2014

Stories from Around the Web

Classified Directory

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Williamsburg, Brooklyn

The Counting Room

Set in an old Quinine factory with the raw elements of exposed brick, 16 foot ceilings and concrete beams The Counting Room's two floors make it a perfect place for gatherings from 2 to 40 plus. Serving cocktails with a twist as well as all the classics, an old-world wine list of unique wines, and a craft and local beer selection that changes seasonally. Food is served everyday and join us on Saturdays for a live Bluegrass brunch at 1 PM. A private event space is available for events and reservations are taken for groups of 10 or more. www.thecountingroombk.co

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Fort Greene, Brooklyn

Berlyn

Steps from BAM and 1.5 blocks from BAM Harvey, Berlyn, the newest addition to Fort Greene's restaurant scene is quickly becoming a favorite of locals and theatergoers alike. Artisanal cocktails, great German beers, and wine complement a menu of freshly prepared contemporary versions of German dishes.

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.

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn

Black Swan

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 Williamsburg, Brooklyn

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