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concrete utopia

neighborhood: williamsburg | space type: gallery | active: 2010–2011 | links: website, facebook

I love apartment galleries. I’m always struck by the neat intimacy of leaning on someone’s bed or sitting at their kitchen table while looking at art.…

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newsonic loft

neighborhood: williamsburg | space type: music & parties | active: 2000–2011 | links: website

all photos by Maximus Comissar

Newsonic was terrific. It was way way out at the edge of South Williamsburg, virtually unmarked, and a complete shock when …

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jerkhaus

neighborhood: sunset park | space type: music & living space | active: 2004–2011 | links: none (sorry!)

The Jerkhaus is an incredibly lived-in communal-housing and punk-show space. They’ve had almost sixty roommates over the seven years the house has been …

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3rd ward

neighborhood: east williamsburg | space type: skillshare | active since: 2005 | links: websitefacebook, twitter

Update October 2013: The story is still coming to light, but as of October 9th, 3rd Ward is closed, with the owner …

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bushwick project for the arts

photos in this post by Rachel Lefkowitz

neighborhood: east williamsburg | space type: art & event space | active: 2009–2011 | link: website

Update May 2011. As many know, Bushwick Project for the Arts was also an experiment in radical
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the brooklyn free store

neighborhood: bed-stuy | space type: community space | active: 2009–2011 | links: facebooktwittertumblr

update: I am really sad to add an update on the closing of this terrific space. In March of 2011, the Brooklyn Free …

photo by Maximus Comissar

bushwick music studios

neighborhood: east williamsburg | space type: music venue | active: 2009–2010 | links: myspacefacebook

Bushwick Music Studios was an underground music venue in the heart of the East Williamsburg Industrial Park. It was totally unfussy—just a tiny bright …