• 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 …

  • death by audio

    neighborhood: williamsburg | space type: music venue | active since: 2007 | links: website, myspace I’ve been to Death By Audio a few dozen times, but somehow I always forget how cool it is. My friends’ doom metal band …

  • gowanus ballroom

    neighborhood: gowanus | space type: art & events | active since: 2010 | links: website, facebook Gowanus Ballrooom is one of my very favorite spaces, one I can’t help updating and re-writing about again and again. (In fact, check …

  • invisible dog

    neighborhood: boerum hill | space type: art & events | active since: 2009 | link: website, facebook, twitter I’ve been hearing about Invisible Dog—a multi-floor interdisciplinary arts center, filled with art studios, galleries, and event space—for a while, …

  • rubulad

    neighborhood: bed-stuy | space type: parties & art space | active since: 1993 | links: none (sorry!) update December 2011: Rubulad is moving! After  nine years in South Williamsburg and six in Bed-Stuy, this amazing space is hunting for a …

  • proteus gowanus

    neighborhood: gowanus | space type: museum & events | active since: summer 2005 | links: website, facebook The first time I went to Proteus Gowanus, I couldn’t find it. I walked around and around the block, checking and re-checking …