• 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 …

  • lost horizon night market

    neighborhood: nomadic | space type: guerilla art | active since: 2009 | links: website Okay, the Lost Horizon Night Market isn’t exactly a space, it’s more an idea contained in many, many spaces. But it’s such a spectacularly fun …

  • 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.…

  • newsonic loft

    neighborhood: williamsburg | space type: music & parties | active: 2000–2011 | links: website Newsonic was terrific. It was way way out at the edge of South Williamsburg, virtually unmarked, and a complete shock when you walk in. Just an …

  • time’s up

    neighborhood: williamsburg | space type: community space, skillshare | active since: 1987 | links: website, wikipedia, facebook, twitter Time’s Up is an all-volunteer, nonprofit environmental advocacy group. They do about 200 themed group bike rides a year, …

  • trees not trash

    neighborhood: East Williamsburg / Bushwick | space type: community space; guerilla garden | active since: 2004 | link: website, facebook Who says a space has to be enclosed by four walls, or even have a roof? Trees Not Trash…

  • bushwick music studios

    neighborhood: east williamsburg | space type: music venue | active: 2009–2010 | links: myspace, facebook 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 …