After this Friday, Williamsburg’s hip parents will have to look elsewhere for boutique, European baby shoes.
Wonderwolf, the children’s clothing and accessories store that always has the teepee out on Metropolitan Ave., is closing its doors for good on Feb. 28, according to an announcement on the store’s Facebook page. More →
Soft porn, bedazzled power tools, and a clothing swap — Strange Loop Gallery will have it all this Saturday evening!
Performance artist Tyler Ashley is doing what he assures us will be a “very rigorous, boot camp”-style nude performance using sculptures he created with power tools. And if that doesn’t grab your attention, soft porn videos featuring Ashley with the tools will also play during the event. More →
Time now for one of our occasional updates on the state of B+B’s home base, the ever buzzing Cooper Square.
(Photo: Amanda Waldroupe)
The owner and developer of 51 Astor Place, Edward J. Minskoff, tells us he’s signed more leases for office space in the chic black building. One is with 1stdibs, a mid-century furniture and antique dealer that will lease 42,000 square feet on the third floor, and another is with Mail Online. The British company publishes the Daily Mail, the world’s most-read newspaper Website, which had been looking to expand its New York operation. More →
If there’s dialogue at a comedy show, it’s usually between comic and heckler, and it usually ain’t pretty. Think Michael Richards meltdown or Dave Chappelle standoff. But The Cause B Show (get it? Cosby show?) aims to spark a more productive variety of conversation – about issues that are important to North Brooklyn. And that doesn’t mean the stache style du jour. More →
Like to grouse about your landlord? Why not do it over Kosher rugelach at an upcoming art opening?
Later this month at his Bushwick gallery, Rafael Fuchs will show new work “based on true stories” about North Brooklyn’s Jewish landlords. For the appropriately titled “LandLords” series, the artist digitally manipulated photographs he had taken of landlords — wearing Shabbat fur hats and following after their children, among other things — by adding imagery, writing, and portions of other photographs. One print features a naked woman with an airplane about to fly into her ass, with a couple landlords in traditional Hasidic garb in the background. More →