• 12-turn-13

    space type: parties, events | neighborhood: clinton hill | active since: 1998 | links: website, facebook Art party space 12-turn-13 sits in a huge industrial building dating back to the 1930s, one of only two remaining structures from the …

  • gemini & scorpio loft

    neighborhood: gowanus | space type: art & events | active since: 2011 | links: website, facebook, twitter, flickr For ten years, Gemini & Scorpio have been throwing huge, immersive themed parties, consistently positioning themselves at the …

  • dead herring

    space type: apartment & music | neighborhood: williamsburg | active: 2007–2013 | links: myspace, facebook, twitter For most of its run, Dead Herring—an apartment that sometimes doubled as a DIY music and occasional theatre space was fairly averse …

  • the lab (electric warehouse)

    neighborhood: bed-stuy | space type: parties | active since: ? | links: website The Lab—or as it’s known to the dance kids and hipsters, Electric Warehouse—is a 10,000-sq-ft underground party space deep in Bed-Stuy. Once upon a time it was …

  • egg & dart club

    neighborhood: ft. greene | space type: social club | active: 2010–2012 | links: blog, facebook Egg & Dart was a social club just off the Brooklyn Navy Yard in Ft. Greene run by Alita and Angie, service-industry veterans who …

  • red lotus room

    space type: parties | neighborhood: crown heights | active since: 2009 | link: blog, facebook The Red Lotus Room is breathtaking. The first time I went was for BANZAI!!!!!, a surreally crazy art and performance party, full of …

  • house of yes

    neighborhood: east williamsburg | space type: performance venue | active since: 2008 | links: website, facebook, twitter update, summer 2014: In sad but of course not shocking news, the House of Yes lost their East Williamsburg lease in …

  • big sky works

    neighborhood: williamsburg | space type: circus | active since: 2011 | links: website, facebook, twitter When I was in college in New Jersey, we used to come to Brooklyn to hunt for weirdness as much as we could. …