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Win Tickets to See San Holo @ The Brooklyn Mirage

Every once in a while, there’s an artist who changes the game. Recently, that person was electronic music virtuoso, San Holo. He blew us away with his production, ‘Light’, which has since be remixed and mashed up 100 times over by names like Nitti Gritti, Loosid, Sonny Fedora, Eastghost and the list goes on. Then last year he released his debut LP, ‘Album 1’ with a simple name that underplays the sheer musical genius that lies …

Kickin’ it at Good Beer Week (AU)

Melbourne Good Beer Week is almost here, and we’re bringing the Brooklyn noise like never before. We’re getting down with Melbourne’s best from Saturday, May 11th to Sunday, May 19th, celebrating proper with Brooklyn Brewery Founder Steve Hindy and a stacked lineup of Brooklyn rarities, cellared classics and new favorites. Hang with us all week to hear the latest on Brooklyn from Steve, taste through the rarest bottles from the Brooklyn cellars, up your streetball game, throw back a boilermaker (or two) and close…

Brooklyn Jazz Hall of Fame Juneteenth Ceremony Celebrate African American Freedom Day June 19

Celebrate African American Freedom Day, at the Brooklyn Jazz Hall of Fame Juneteenth Ceremony on June 19, 6pm, Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, 1368 Fulton Street, in Brooklyn. The affair posthumously inducts pianist Randy Weston on a day of liberation and during a month-long celebration of Black music. Tickets are available at Eventbrite. The Brooklyn Jazz …

Dystopian Oscar Wilde-themed musical coming to Bushwick

A Dystopian immersive musical about Oscar Wilde! Well that sounds like a lot of fun. Check out OSCAR at The Crown at 3 Dollar Bill in Bushwick beginning May 11. An immersive nightclub musical about Oscar Wilde, which ran for three sold-out weeks earlier this year, will return this weekend to start an open-ended run. The second coming of “Oscar at the Crown,” which starts previews at Bushwick’s 3 Dollar Bill on May 11, offers even more thrills than the first, said its creator and star. “It’s bigger, better, faster — all of that!” laughed Mark Mauriello. “We’ve been able to level up the aesthetic of the costumes, the set piece…

Stack your burger to new heights with Barrel Manager Eric’s Brooklyn-Style Double Double

Double burger. Double cheese. Double bacon. The double bacon cheeseburger is exactly what you imagine when you picture the perfect burger. We didn’t think a burger like this could get much better, but then Barrel Manager Eric Brown stepped in and proved us wrong. Meet the Brooklyn-Style Double Double. The secret to bringing this classic to the next level? Plenty of candied bacon. Ingredients: 4 of your favorite burger buns (we like Martin’s Potato Rolls) 1 pound ground chuck, 80/20 lean to fat 8 slices American cheese 1 large yellow onion Mayo Butter 8 thick slices candied bacon (recipe below) For the candied bacon: Glaze ingredients: 1/4 cup brown …

Is NYC Affordable Housing Plan A Scam? As Increased Shelters and Homelessness Increase Under de Blasio And Cuomo

Courtesy Coalition for the Homeless The Coalition for the Homeless released its State of the Homeless 2019 report, providing a comprehensive look at homelessness in New York City. The report finds that policy failures by the City and State have exacerbated the decades-long homelessness crisis stemming from New York’s severe lack of affordable housing. In January 2019, …

CONTEST: Win 2 Tickets to Kaskade at The Brooklyn Mirage

Nothing says summer like cold margaritas, fire beats and open air parties. Very soon, you’ll be able to find all three of these amazing things at The Brooklyn Mirage, Bushwick’s multi-million dollar outdoor club. The jaw dropping venue is coming out the gates with some stellar headlining acts, among them EDM/electro superstar, Kaskade. On May 17th, the legendary producer and DJ will bring a special “Redux” performance to New York City, providing fans with…

Bel Air Sour Is Your Cocktail Companion

Thanks to its tropical aromas and tart edge, our Bel Air Sour is a tasty and versatile candidate for making beer cocktails. At first, Bel Air Spritzes were something of a brewery secret, but as more recipes came to us we decided we had to share the fun. Check out our recipes below and try them at home or at your next party. And don’t forget the secret ingredient: another Bel Air Sour for …

Greenpoint Beer and Ale is reopening this spring, Northern Territory is not

We mentioned back in the fall that Greenpoint Beer and Ale and Northern Territory were set to be demolished for generic office space. Since then, Greenpoint Beer and Ale has shuttered but will happily be reopening this spring at 1150 Manhattan Avenue. No date has been announced, but their colorful beer tower has arrived. Northern Territory had initially hoped to reopen in its current location for one final summer, but Greenpointers reports that their plans have changed: This past November, we announced that Northern Territory would be hibernating for the winter and planned to reopen this Spring (as in now) for their final year at the corner of Franklin and Meserole Avenue…

We’re the May Brewery of the Month at Buckeye Beer Engine (OH)

We’re celebrating National Burger Month at Buckeye Beer Engine now that we’re their Brewery of the Month for May. This means you’ll find our Summer Ale on draft for $4.50, or $3 during happy hour–the perfect time to accompany some of Buckeye Beer Engine’s legendary burgers. They’ll also feature $4 cans of Brooklyn Lager and Bel Air Sour to give Summer Ale some company as the month goes on. Drop by anytime and treat yourself to a burger and a beer the Brooklyn way.

New Brooklyn Building Reaches Record Heights

Standing 720 feet high with 68 stories, Brooklyn’s newest sprawling development can be found in the heart of downtown. Developed by Extell, Brooklyn Point will offer 468 luxury units.  Architectural firm Kohn Pederson Fox and Katherine Newman are credited for the futuristic design. “Brooklyn Point represents a milestone for the borough,” Ari Goldstein proclaimed, who …

MTA releases new subway map to detail the L train’s ‘partial shutdown’ plan

The delays have already begun, but now the MTA has a detailed map that outlines what to expect from now through summer 2020: With the revised approach, L customers will have normal service during the highest ridership times. Weeknights: 8 PM to 5 AM L trains run every 20 minutes between Brooklyn and Manhattan and every 10 minutes within Brooklyn. Service will ramp down starting at 8 PM to make room for work trains. Overnight, between 1:30 AM and 5 AM, the service runs at its normal frequency, with L trains running every 20 minutes. Weekends: 8 PM Friday until 5 AM Monday, L trains …

Combine Your Love Of Burgers and Bagels with Barrel Manager Eric’s Everything Bagel Burger

Every New Yorker has their own, very specific go-to bagel order. It could be a classic, like a poppy seed bagel, toasted, lox cream cheese, tomato. Or it could be a newer twist, like a sesame, untoasted, scooped, scallion cream cheese, bacon. Above them all, one still reigns supreme: the everything bagel with cream cheese. Our Barrel Manager and fellow bagel disciple Eric Brown set out to bring the NYC charm of the everything bagel from breakfast to barbecue. Behold, the Everything Bagel Burger. The familiar flavors of goat cheese “cream cheese&#…