What’s your next six seconds looking like? If you like prizes, you may want to consider breaking out your iPhone, downloading the Vine app and going Steven Spielberg on all your friends. This Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Bat Haus, the Vine Film Festival is giving out prizes for the best Vine flicks in all genres. Shoot your movie, tag it with the hashtag #tinylittlevideos and get ready to make your acceptance speech. Awards and booze supplied by The Bronx Brewery, Kave Cafe, Northeast Kingdom and Miles Bar. Projections will be looped on the walls throughout the night, and there will be a special screening from Smash TV. Is that not enough fun? We know it is, but there’s an after party at The Rookery that’s going to take it up a notch just as the festival is winding down, so why not go? We’re unsure about a red carpet, but we’d say dress to the nines.
From the Newport Jazz Festival and Woodstock, to Live Aid and Lollapalooza, music festivals once held historical and cultural importance—before the dizzying array of acts, foodtrucks, and selfie-happy audiences took over. The Memphis Country Blues Festival, which first started in 1966, is not as well known as some contemporaries, but was equally significant. Though it had a […]
Yippee! It is AMAZING outside today, and I have to tell you that this weather couldn’t be better timed as far as I’m concerned. I’ve spent the last 36 hours and counting in that special place in hell known as the UPS customer experience, and have needlessly missed a day of work, endured an abysmal […]
This June 10-12, in New York City, Food Loves Tech is your chance to see, smell, touch and taste the technologies that are transforming our food culture—from farm drones and app-controlled ovens to cultured meat and insect proteins. With tricked-out dinners, an interactive expo and curated bazaar, immerse yourself in the food chain of tomorrow, […]
Trends come and go, and then come back around. We may not have thought that the 90s dork capsule, the fanny pack, would be returning anytime soon. But it’s definitely here, utilitarian and without irony, and with a brand-spanking new name: The Belt Bag. Or the Bum Pack. Or the Festival Pack. Take your pick, […]
Williamsburg has a new waterfront watering hole. Falcon Laundry has cast itself as a new neighborhood staple, a place for in-the-know locals more than a go-to spot for tourists spilling over from Smorgasburg. Built inside a–you guessed it–former laundry, which also took a turn as a steel fabrication mill, Falcon Laundry is a two-level bar and restaurant with rooftop […]