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.

Theater

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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

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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.

Film

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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.


Going On Today...

Wicked

A musical based on Gregory Maguire’s novel, Wicked takes place in the Land of Oz as seen through the eyes of the Wicked Witch of the West. $50 - $110

Gershwin Theater, 222 W 51st St., between Broadway and Eighth Ave, Midtown East


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.

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

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

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.

The Measure cont'd

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.

The Rundown: 11 Things To See & Do This Week (Apr. 12-19)

Our weekly entertainment guide.

4 Art Exhibits You Need to See

Landscapes prepositional and townscapes protagonistic preface the mix in these new art picks.

Stories from Around the Web

Classified Directory

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 Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Fanaberie

NIGHTLIFE Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Pinkerton Wine Bar

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Kristophe

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 Chelsea, Manhattan

David Goldstein, Attorney At Law

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Bushwick, Brooklyn

Tutu's

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