Even if you have no intention of visiting one of the many art fairs in town this week and investing bundles on a masterpiece, Saturday is an excellent day for gallery hopping and art happenings in Brooklyn. As part of Armory Arts Week, The Invisible Dog is opening its 32 studios on Saturday from 1–10pm; Brooklyn Glass is hosting a farm-to-table event with hand-crafted glass and metal tableware; and Bushwick and Williamsburg galleries are welcoming guests till 10pm or 11pm, all the more time to enjoy special installations like Kevin Cooley’s epic ceiling projection of the L.A. sky at The BOILER. Get details on all the events here.
There are neighborhood haunts, and then there are bars worth traveling to because the cocktails are just that good. Our Behind the Bar series profiles the bartenders at these destination watering holes, and in this installment, we pay a visit to Matthew Belanger, head bartender at Donna, the stylish cocktail bar under the Williamsburg Bridge […]
“Sometimes you mess up the pancake and you have to make a new pancake.” Sandra Allen, deputy features editor at BuzzFeed, cracked this joke at Indie Media Camp in relation to stories that don’t become the “hits” you expect them to be, but she may as well have been speaking about the entire business of […]
I’ve hosted Thanksgiving nine times over the past 10 years, and it’s something I love to do. Gathering around a table with a mix of old friends and new faces and then watching the whole thing (d)evolve into a drunken dance party is my favorite thing. It’s always been a team effort, with lots of […]
Ah, Thanksgiving, a magical holiday that gathers friends and family around a table filled with flowers, candles, food and an obscene amount of wine. Whether you’re hosting a traditional Thanksgiving, or a Friendsgiving before you head to the family homestead, coordinating a big dinner can be hard work, and unexpected issues can crop up before, in […]