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Bushwick Block Party Lineup; Eatery in Union Square Park

May Day NYC 2014: Ice-Free NYC

Menachem Stark’s alleged killer didn’t enter a plea when he was arraigned in court. He remains in jail. [NY Daily News]

After a long winter hibernating inside Greenpoint’s Lutheran Church of the Messiah, the Down to Earth Farmers Market returns to McGolrick Park next Sunday. [Greenpointers]

Here’s what bands will play Bushwick Block Party on Troutman Street at the end of the month. [Bushwick Daily]

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An Oral History of 285 Kent: ‘It Felt Magical and We All Got Wasted’

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Coathangers at 285 Kent. (Nate Dorr’s Flickr)

We knew it was coming, but that still didn’t make the news any easier to digest; after weeks of swirling rumors, cryptic tweets, and endless speculation, we have official word that 285 Kent will close its doors at the end of this month. After a string of four final shows, yet another beloved Brooklyn institution will bid its final adieu.
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