Let Your Nerd Flag Fly and Drink With Harry Potter and Pikachu

What a time to be alive. Ours is an era where it’s not only socially acceptable but downright encouraged to gather in large groups, dress up as your favorite character from a fictional universe, and/or run around with your phone in front of your nose all day trying to catch imaginary little creatures through a … Continue reading Let Your Nerd Flag Fly and Drink With Harry Potter and Pikachu

There’s an Astor Place Cube in Michigan, and We Took It For a Spin

Last week we noted that a gigantic tire that served as a ferris wheel during the ’64 World’s Fair now resides outside of Detroit — turns out, it’s not the only New York monument that can be seen (in slightly altered form) in Michigan.

Barcade Has Powered Up On St. Marks Place

Barcade officially opened just a few hours ago on St. Marks, and by 5 p.m. the place was already bumping and bleeping. The new location is nothing short of brilliant — Barcade is directly (and irresistibly) in view of the stoners finishing their dogs at Papaya King, and will likely scoop up Kenka’s clientele as well. … Continue reading Barcade Has Powered Up On St. Marks Place

Croxley’s Will Soon Open a 48-Tap Belgian Outpost in Williamsburg

Pub chain Croxley Ales hopes to bridge the gap between its five Long Island locations and its East Village spot with a new location in Williamsburg. That is, once the Department of Buildings comes through. Partner Chris Werle said the new Brooklyn location, at 63-65 Grand Street, is 90 percent complete and will open swiftly once they … Continue reading Croxley’s Will Soon Open a 48-Tap Belgian Outpost in Williamsburg