Get the New + Improved Bedford + Bowery App

screen322x572Today we invite you to download a beefed-up version of the Bedford + Bowery mobile app we launched earlier in the summer.

Aside from looking purdier, the new app allows you to navigate more easily from story to story, watch videos, and read news as it breaks on our site. All without ungluing your smartphone or your tablet from your palm.

That’s all thanks to downtown-based developers DWNLD, who today launched their own app allowing publishers to easily create similar mobile platforms. Best part: you can customize your app with themes that have names like Lafayette and Roebling. (We’re not sure what our theme is, but let’s hope it isn’t some icky Upper East Side theme, because sorry dudes the Upper East Side is not cooler than Brooklyn now).

Get the B+B app by searching for Bedford + Bowery in the app store or by clicking here.

Look For Seth Rogen Celebrating Christmas On Avenue B Tomorrow

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

(Photo: Daniel Maurer)

Signs on Avenue B indicate that an “Untitled Xmas Project” will be filming on the avenue tomorrow at 6 p.m.

Could it be Jonathan Levine’s Christmas film, starring the Seth Rogen alongside Joseph Gordon Levitt, Anthonie Mackie and Lizzy Caplan? After all, the movie recently started filming in New York, by the looks of photos of the Apatow acolyte sporting an elfish ginger beard.

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Bushwick’s Drag Festival Is Back — Hide the Kids! (Or, Heck, Bring ‘Em)

Macy Rodman performing at the inaugural Bushwig. (Photo: TheThinkTheater Queer Photography)

Macy Rodman performing at the inaugural Bushwig. (Photo: TheThinkTheater Queer Photography)

Bushwick’s vibrant drag community is gearing up for the third annual Bushwig Festival—a celebration of all things drag that has grown from a small, one-day affair with just 30 participants to a weekend-long extravaganza featuring over 160 acts.
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Dirty French Opens Tomorrow; There’s a Bushwick Candle

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(Photo: Scott Lynch)

The Ludlow Hotel‘s new Moroccan/French restaurant, Dirty French, opens tomorrow. [Eater NY]

Preview the eats at Birds & Bubbles, opening Tuesday on Forsyth Street. [Grub Street]

In Greenpoint, Dusty Rose Vintage—which closed its Nassau Avenue warehouse earlier this year—reopened three days a week on Greenpoint Avenue. [Greenpointers]
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At This New Street-Dance Gym, Flexing Is Not What You Think It Is

Kids enjoy one of EXPG's classes (Photo: Kirsten O'Regan)

Kids enjoy one of EXPG’s classes (Photo: Kirsten O’Regan)

The East Village’s newest exercise outpost opened its doors yesterday, and the boutique workout it’s offering is unlike anything you’ve spun—ahem, seen—before. Exile Professional Gym, near the intersection of Second Ave and East Second Street, is a studio devoted solely to street dance.
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Partake in Literature and Libations at Lit Crawl Manhattan and Brooklyn Book Fest

Crawlers read their maps between phases of a previous Lit Crawl (Photo courtesy of Ky Huynh and Lit Crawl)

Crawlers read their maps between phases of a previous Lit Crawl (Photo courtesy of Ky Huynh and Lit Crawl)

If your dream evening revolves around a bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon and a Pynchon novel—or your idea of getting ruckus involves regaling amigos with Ginsberg-ian incantations after a couple stiff drinks—these upcoming literary and libation-friendly events are sure to make your heart sing. Say hello to not one but two bookish extravaganzas: Lit Crawl Manhattan and the Brooklyn Book Festival.
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