• body actualized center

    neighborhood: bushwick | space type: community space, yoga studio | active since: 2011 | links: website, facebook, twitter Body Actualized Center for Cosmic Living is a new space in Bushwick that has quickly gained a lot of acclaim. …

  • fort useless

    neighborhood: bushwick | space type: music & events | active since: 2009 | links: website, facebook, twitter In a dense (and getting denser!) corner of Bushwick, Fort Useless, a DIY show space housed in what used to be …

  • vaudeville park

    space type: art & music venue | neighborhood: williamsburg | active: 2008–2013 | links: website, facebook, twitter Vaudeville Park is a plucky arts venue with wildly diverse programming. It sits right on the borderline (at least, the current …

  • the schoolhouse

    neighborhood: bushwick | space type: art collective | active since: 1996 | links: facebook According to The Bushwiki, PS 52 was built in 1883 and served as an arts-intensive elementary school until 1945, when it was sold for use …

  • 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 …

  • shea stadium

    neighborhood: east williamsburg | space type: music space | active since: 2009 | links: website, facebook There is something magical about the little corner of East Williamsburg south of Grand Street and east of Bushwick Ave. Within just a …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • silent barn

    neighborhood: bushwick | space type: music space | active since: 2005 | links: website, facebook, twitter, myspace update spring 2013: The Barn is back! Now in Bushwick, and bigger, more diverse, and more ambitious than ever. Read …