Between anarchists running amok and cars slamming into hardware stores, there’s a lot of cracked glass around the East Village – and a sticker artist has taken note. We spotted this spider on the window of Stromboli Pizza on First Avenue, and another one on the former 7-Eleven space a couple of blocks down on St. Marks. More →
Has the borough achieved such cultural cache that signs now point to it all the way from Notre-Dame Basilica? Probs not: even if Korean hipsters are sporting Williamsburg jackets, everyone knows Brooklyn is over. More →
The New Amsterdam School, a Waldorf-inspired nursery, pre-K and kindergarten school, is moving into the first floor space of Bloom62, Ben Shaoul’s fancy-schmancy luxury condos that replaced the Cabrini nursing home. More →
Jesse Cohen performs in the subway (Photo: Brett Murphy/Buskrs
The money doubles if Jesse gets to work at 7 a.m. instead of 8. Amidst the blur of subway commuters, he goes to the right spot on the platform, pulls out his guitar, and starts singing. Heads start to turn. Some change and some dollar bills fall into his guitar case. Today his office is the Bergen station of the G train. Park Slope has the best paying crowds, but the Bedford and Metropolitan stops – near his home in Greenpoint – are better on weekends. More →
Between The Kevin Corrigan Show, the Lost Lectures, and Raising the Bar it’s pretty clear barrooms are the new lecture halls. If you’re looking for inebriation and intellectualism, check out these upcoming events.
The music video for “Dreams Come False,” by A Man of Ideas, follows the journey of a young woman as she falls in love with a shadow. Michael Leviton co-wrote the script alongside directing duo Nat Livingston Johnson and Gregory Mitnick (also known as Peking). “We took making a music video as a rare opportunity to write a silent movie,” Leviton told Bedford + Bowery. More →