Crack those piggy banks open now, because on Sunday the Collect-I-Bowl Record Show is back at Brooklyn Bowl. It’s free admission, so show up early—there will surely be a line around the block. Expect tons of vinyl from over 40 dealers (some from New York and others from out of state), including a lot of out-of-print, limited edition, picture discs and rare punk rock, jazz, blues, soul, R&B, new wave, metal, and more. No need to worry about taking a break from the overwhelming selection for sustenance—there will also be two full bars and Blue Ribbon food. DJ Uncle Mike will be supplying the tunes while you dig through the endless crates of vinyl wondering if you’ll have enough money left to pay your rent after you leave.
Before the Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club opened in Gowanus, shuffleboard was an activity you associated with Florida retirement homes. Now Royal Palms is one of the hottest spots in South Brooklyn, best known for its sprawling shuffleboard courts, but it also has one of the borough’s most sophisticated cocktail programs. Designed by general manager Tim […]
As much as we love New York City, and as ideal as it is for many things, it is not the best place to enjoy fall foliage and get that taste of the outdoors that even the most seasoned city dwellers need from time to time. Here are two easy trips north where you can […]
October in New York City means the arrival of the CMJ Music Marathon. This year, as always, the list for the five-day music festival is extensive. So extensive, in fact, that you’d probably be well advised to take two or three coffee breaks while scanning the schedule, which features more than 1,300 live performances. Before […]
On an already busy month in New York music-wise (and we’re not just talking about CMJ), indie music fans can expect a lot of bang for their bucks with these two acts, one from Australia and the other from right here in Brooklyn, sharing a bill at Webster Hall next week. Anytime someone mentions Courtney Barnett, […]
To get an idea of how vast the lineup of bands is during the CMJ Music Marathon, we asked three music writers to name their top picks, and not one mentioned the same show. Regina Mogilevskaya singled out her must-see showcases here, and our other resident music enthusiasts, Alexander Jordan and Lindsey Rhoades, who also edits […]