Lucky Dog peeps go honky-tonking on Metropolitan. Retro-basement vibes, with mismatched chairs, pressed-tin walling, wood by the shit-ton. Old beer signs and outlaw-country iconography round out yo... read more
Alums of 285 Kent and Trip House bring tropical vibes and eclectic beats to a linoleum dance floor on Myrtle Avenue. Beach murals and coconuts spruce up your B-Wick staycation. Handful of artful co... read more
After much hand-wringing and arguing about eminent domain, the Barclays Center is now open, having been christened by no less than Brooklyn legend Jay-Z. At a capacity of just over 18,000, it's big... read more
The Wick’s sib, cribbing name from open-air drug market once occupying this slice o' Bushwick. Danbro Studios location offers space by the shit-ton. Former Hittleman brewery loaded with vinta... read more
Rocking nights under the smokestack. Former factory steeped in history―air conditioning was invented here, no kidding. Converted boiler room now filled out with handmade wood bar, mishmash of hangi... read more
Outdoor DJ venue/park behind a warehouse in Gowanus is practically a micro-Woodstock (minus the pyschedelics; for the most part). Weekends find the beats pumping with plenty of dance space for ever... read more
People looking for that old fashioned (like, 2003) Williamsburg experience could do worse than seeing a show at this DIY performance space next to Glasslands Gallery. Buzzy bands play here to catch... read more
You know all those scruffy 20 and 30 something cats playing soccer in Prospect Park? Well, they need a drink. Soccer, footie, futbol themed bar ideal for quaffing Guinness while catching Arsenal v ... read more
Checkerboard shoemaker takes on massive G-Point warehouse. A skate park gets first pass at the square footage, but space is better known for its summer house parties. Shows are all free, all ages, ... read more
Big score for a nightlife-challenged neighborhood. Guys behind Cake Shop and Egg give birth to a beer and food lover's haven. Standard cozy bar atmo: candlelit tables, chalkboard beer list, brick w... read more
Spokane. Boise. And now Brooklyn! New York original franchised out to distant corners, but brings it back home with solid lineup of local acts, arts shows, film festivals, etc. Boss Hog, Les Savy F... read more
Bi-level beer bar brings alfresco imbibing to the 'burg. (Say that 10 times fast.) Think German barnyard chic: first floor cavern with low-pretense design built around picnic tables, concrete, a si... read more
Take the hipsters bowling, take them bowling. New Billyburg pin spot gi-freaking-normous enough to make The Gutter look like Milano's. Sixteen lanes for rolling, six hundred-body concert venue. Fla... read more
Green in Gowanus? Wha? These folks are serious about it, actually, right down to the miniscule carbon footprint. Recycled bowling lanes and tires help set the scene for local art and music. Massive... read more
Had to wait 45 years to appropriate the name, but now free to snatch up fittingly grandiose tag for big, rough loft space. Proudly all-ages, so no booze for sale, and not really tickets even—... read more
Provocative art gallery by day, rockin' music venue by night. Helping artists and musicians collaborate on more than just t-shirts and album art. Sneakily tucked inside the Lovin' Cup Café... read more
All nine residents of G-Slope can now rock out within stumbling distance. Union Pool and Floyd peeps bring their homey touches to converted printing press in the Kentile shadow. Huge-ass performanc... read more
Everyone's favorite mayo factory still growing into its new life after departure of much-loved Galapagos. Continuing to trot out expansive lineup of no-name bands, dance parties, benefits, burlesqu... read more
TEMPORARILY CLOSED. Sweaty hotbed of plastic cups and man shorts. D.I.Y. music venue spans Brooklyn indie gauntlet—from shoe- to navel-gazing. Catch that new hardcore⁄doo-wop⁄math... read more
One-stop shopping with great blend of cutting-edge chic and ready-t...
Michael White of Ai Fiori et al does an Italian steakhouse south of...
South Brooklyn Pizza peeps wrap a stealth Italian spot around their...
Kristi Paras of Zachary's Smile re-ups her Village space with a bou...
Appointment-only, hour-long guided shopping experience. Second show...