Museum Preview: Fall 2014

Museum Preview: Fall 2014

A hearty mix of museum exhibits not to overlook as you add items to your autumn calendar.

Music

Your 2014 Fall Album Preview

Your 2014 Fall Album Preview

The music industry’s annual spree of autumn releases to coincide with the back-to-school crowd needing to impress one another with their musical tastes is almost upon us.

Theater

Welcome to the Jonsson’s: <i>Revolution in the Elbow of Ragnar Agnarsson Furniture Painter</i>

Welcome to the Jonsson’s: Revolution in the Elbow of Ragnar Agnarsson Furniture Painter

Who produced this high school-level affair, and why?

Art

Selves and Reciprocals: Maria Lassnig

Selves and Reciprocals: Maria Lassnig

The Austrian painter’s splendid retrospective at PS1 wrangles depths of meaning from the expression ‘body of work.’

Aug 13, 2014


Going On Today...

Badminton at the Park

Free badminton at the Open House Gallery's indoor park.

Open House Gallery, 201 Mulberry St., Nolita


Music

Your 2014 Fall Album Preview

Your 2014 Fall Album Preview

The music industry’s annual spree of autumn releases to coincide with the back-to-school crowd needing to impress one another with their musical tastes is almost upon us.

It’s Been a Very Bad Year: Morrissey

World Peace is none of your business.

Jul 16, 2014


Film

Like Murdoch in the Movies: <i>God Help the Girl</i>

Like Murdoch in the Movies: God Help the Girl

The Belle and Sebastian frontman makes the move to film with this respectable combination of whimsical low-budge let’s-make-a-band caper and fragile singer-songwriter’s coming-of-age.

Beale Street Blues: Memphis

The second film from rising indie auteur Tim Sutton is aimless on the surface, but contains multitudes.

Fight the Future: The Congress

Robin Wright plays "RobinWright" in this messy, half-animated entertainment-industry dystopia/sci-fi mindfuck.

Giall-oh No: The Strange Color of Your Body’s Tears

This Italo-horror homage is gorgeous, and nothing more.


Food & Drink

Seasonal Struggles: Orchard Café

Seasonal Struggles: Orchard Café

This restaurant has all the makings of a great neighborhood spot, but it's not quite there yet.

Unremarkable Duckling: Ugly Duckling

Nothing to see here, folks.

Fresh Fish on Franklin: Pacifico’s Fine Foods

You’ll be tempted here to order many courses, and you should.

Aug 13, 2014

Now We Sip Beer When We Thirsty: Hops Hill

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

Jul 30, 2014

Columns

Have Customers Ever Damaged Your Car?

Ask A Cabbie

Have Customers Ever Damaged Your Car?

"I’ve had drunk guys puke all over the back, which I guess isn’t really damage but may as well be."

Sex With the Natural Redhead

On Anal and Having Terrible Friends

"We were a good match, but the sex was never great. He was fixated on anal."

Reviews

Album

Spoon: The Goldilocks of Bands

Is Spoon the greatest band of its era?

Theater

Welcome to the Jonsson’s: Revolution in the Elbow of Ragnar Agnarsson Furniture Painter

Who produced this high school-level affair, and why?

Art

Selves and Reciprocals: Maria Lassnig

The Austrian painter’s splendid retrospective at PS1 wrangles depths of meaning from the expression ‘body of work.’

Bar

Unremarkable Duckling: Ugly Duckling

Nothing to see here, folks.

Books

The Long-Overdue Reinvention of the Brooklyn Parent Has Arrived: Lena Finkle’s Magic Barrel

Anya Ulinich saves the Brooklyn Parent from its superficial prison.

Film

Anus-Gazing: Wetlands

This raunchy German coming-of-age story leaves a hollow taste.

Restaurant

Seasonal Struggles: Orchard Café

This restaurant has all the makings of a great neighborhood spot, but it's not quite there yet.

The Best Old Movies on a Big Screen This Week

A bumper Labor Day weekend, starring prepubscent Dean Stockwell, dead-and-hating-it Klaus Kinski, and Lauren Bacall.

Wanted: Event & Sales Interns

Attention, young and savvy Brooklyn-ites: The L's parent company, Northside Media Group, is seeking Event & Sales interns for Fall!

Aug 22, 2014

"Strange Lands" at Lincoln Center: An International Sci-Fi YouTube Playlist

Alternate universes, socialist u- and dys-topias, and go-go spacesuits abound in our rundown of this strange, wonderful film series.

Aug 22, 2014

The Measure cont'd

Interview: The Clean Come Back to Brooklyn!

A nice chat with bassist Robert Scott ahead of the classic New Zealand rock band's two Brooklyn shows.

Aug 21, 2014

The Best Old Movies on a Big Screen This Week

Jean-Paul Belmondo on the side of a building, PT Anderson getting all synesthetic, John Garfield going blind, and Japanese schoolgirls at basketball practice.

Aug 20, 2014

Stories from Around the Web

Classified Directory

SHOPPING Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Graham Avenue BID

Williamsburg’s largest shopping district where buying stuff won’t max out your credit cards. Graham Avenue from Broadway to Boerum Street, Moore Street, Debevoise Street & Flushing Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Flushing Avenue stop on the J or M train; Montrose Avenue stop on the L train. Walk, peddle or park...we’ll be waiting!

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Sweet Science

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Prospect Heights, Brooklyn

Furry Pawz & Clawz Pet Salon

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Bijan's Brooklyn

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Fort Greene, Brooklyn

Junior's

World famous restaurant for 60 years. Voted No. 1 "The Best Cheesecake in NY". Overstuffed deli sandwiches, skyscraper desserts, blintzes, broiled steaks and fish, 10 oz. steakburgers and more. Open daily: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

CLASSIFIED DIRECTORY Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Awakening NY

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.

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