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...

Hugs

Josh Wildman and Andrew Kuo spin indie on the main floor. Hugs! Tears! Indie Rock!

Lit, 93 Second Ave., between E 5th and E 6th Sts, East Village


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?

Live: Ben Frost and Julianna Barwick Drown The Wick in Sound

From angelic light to gut-churning darkness in the span of one Bushwick show.

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

The Measure cont'd

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 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

Stories from Around the Web

Classified Directory

NIGHTLIFE Bushwick, Brooklyn

Matt Torrey's

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Sweet Science

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Fred Perry Surplus Shop

British brand Fred Perry set up shop at 306 Grand St back in May 2011, bringing their unique sports and music inspired clothing to Williamsburg. Best known for the twin-tipped pique Fred Perry shirt, the surplus shop plays host to stand out pieces from past collections as well as rare collectable styles, all at specially reduced prices. The shop carries men’s women’s and kids clothing, as well as a selection of footwear and accessories. Pick up something embroidered with their iconic Laurel Wreath, and keep an eye out for live in-store performances from up and coming and established artists.

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Boerum Hill, Brooklyn

Bijan's Brooklyn

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Bushwick, Brooklyn

Tutu's

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.

NIGHTLIFE Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Iona

Irish/Scottish Bar in a 50`s Candy Store. 22 Beers on Tap, 30 Bottled Beers, Large Selection of Whiskey, Bourbon, Tequila, Wines & Liqueurs. Wonderful Beer Garden with Ping Pong Table & BBQ (See Website for Reservations & Menus ). Great Happy Hour Specials. Showing all Soccer. DUB Pies & Paninis served till late. Open M-F 1pm-4am , Sat/Sun 12-4am (earlier for Soccer)

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