In the midst of a cold, cruel winter, few things can warm your cockles like music–especially when you are behind the mic. The Kings of Karaoke host free parties each night of the week, in nearly every neighborhood in Brooklyn–check out their full calendar at thekingsofkaraoke.com–and on Thursday night, one of their residencies is at The Rock Shop from 10:30pm-1:30am. Given its proximity to the new Root Hill Burger, where you can find lamb burgers and crispy fontina on their standard cheeseburger, and shake flavors like pumpkin and salted caramel, you can set the tone for your night here, then head across the street to belt out your favorite guilty pleasure.
Paycheck to paycheck, hand to mouth, month to month. All of these phrases evoke an uncertain living, but “month to month” elicits a special kind of anxiety for renters. Living month to month suggests you have no lease, no official document to protect you from the threat of eviction or a rent hike you can’t […]
May. It’s the time of the year here in New York where we traditionally ask ourselves, “Will it ever be really warm again?” And then one week later we start complaining about how hot it is on the subway platform. Forget the weather and get yourself to these 10 exhibitions, TV shows, new films, concerts and books, […]
Is it already Wednesday again? Seems to me that the past week has completely FLOWN by, maybe because Prince has been the soundtrack. Have you listened to Lemonade yet? Or watched the GoT season premiere? Do we think there is going to be an uprising against this Kasich/Cruz collusion deal to block Trump? Is de Blasio […]
Two years ago we told you about an artist’s plans to bridge the distance between Red Hook and Governors Island—a mere 1,400 feet—with a floating bridge that would allow pedestrians to walk across Buttermilk Channel for just one day. We won’t be slipping on our boat shoes just yet to make the crossing, but Nancy […]
Pedal pushers are out in force now that spring has finally taken hold. If you’re new to cycling in the city check out our guide to getting on a bike, and even if a full-on bike commuting lifestyle isn’t for you (the sweat factor in the summer is real), it can be a real pleasure to […]