An artist rendering of the Newtown Barge Park waterfront (Photo courtesy of Stantec)
Newtown Barge Park is well on its way to becoming a reality; in early 2016, Greenpoint locals can expect to see construction begin on a revamped baseball diamond, artificial-turf playing fields, a waterfront walkway with benches, and green spaces with new shade trees. Keep Reading »
A Stuyvesant Town resident who disappeared from his apartment, leaving a suicide note behind, was found dead in the water today.
Andreas Robbins disappeared from his East 14th Street apartment on Dec. 1, leaving behind his cell phone, wallet, and a note that said he was going to jump off the George Washington Bridge. His girlfriend, in a Reddit post, said he was suffering from depression and wanted to leave New York City. Keep Reading »
Where Valentine’s grub is concerned, I never thought my heart would stray from Doughnut Plant’s rose-petal doughnuts, but these heart-shaped churros really take the cake. And speaking of cake, La Churreria is also offering a churro cake for the V-Day season. Take a look. Keep Reading »
The inspiration for the fragrance that Euphorium Brooklyn is debuting this month isn’t exactly typical: Cilice is supposed to invoke “the sensuality of the environment and the intensity of emotion when a young nun is encountered in her cloistered cell,” according to their website. “An intimate and ecstatic moment is observed as she becomes transcendent.” Keep Reading »
Ae Sook Choi at the CB3 SLA Committee meeting Monday (Photo: Jaime Cone)
It stands to reason that after a night of drinking at a karaoke bar revelers are going to continue warbling “Don’t Stop Believing” in the streets on their journey home. The more drunk they are, the louder they’ll be. Variations on this statement were repeated multiple times at a recent discussion about Karaoke Boho‘s impending relocation on the Lower East Side. Keep Reading »
Are you shorting the guy who made your long black?
A recent Times item about the phenomenon of “tip creep” triggered debate on sites like Gothamist, which insisted that you should be tossing $1 into the jar every time someone pours you a coffee. While some commenters agreed, others kvetched that “it is not and has never been standard to tip for counter service.” Keep Reading »
The scene on Saturday. (Daniel Leinweber of Razberry Photography)
At a town hall meeting last night, the health department admitted it took too long to issue warnings in the wake of the massive Williamsburg warehouse fire; meanwhile, the fire department said it might take as long as a month to return the site to safety. Keep Reading »
If you missed our screening of three new episodes of High Maintenance, chill – we’re still giving away passcodes to watch the episodes for free online. Just sign up for B+B’s newsletter (via the form below) by noon tomorrow. We’ll be picking 10 random winners by the end of the day. Keep Reading »
From zombies to Bigfoot to the mayor of Williamsburg, an array of colorful characters will alight in the East Village when Frigid Festival opens Feb. 18 — but none quite as colorful (i.e. red) as Beelzebub. During “An Evening of Not-So-Quiet Despair with Satan,” the Prince of Darkness promises to spew secrets in a manner that’s “so offensive that God himself intervenes.” We asked director Brian “BZ” Douglas whether Satan might have time to play “21 Questions,” Daily Intel-style. He invited us to his lair for a fireside chat; we said e-mail would do just fine. Keep Reading »