• fivemyles

    [I’m counting down to the release of the Brooklyn Spaces book by doing one mini-post per day, sharing teasers of some of the places you’ll find in it.] neighborhood: crown heights | space type: gallery | active since: 1999 | …

  • the spectrum

    [I’m counting down to the release of the Brooklyn Spaces book by doing one mini-post per day, sharing teasers of some of the places you’ll find in it.] neighborhood: east williamsburg | space type: performance venue | active since: 2011 …

  • the cave of archaic remnants

    space type: art studio & performance venue | neighborhood: crown heights | active since: 2012 | links: facebook The Cave is a huge basement studio in an artists’ loft building in Crown Heights. It’s a multifaceted space: part performance venue, …

  • silent barn redux

    neighborhood: ridgewood | space type: music, art, events | active since: 2013 | links: website, facebook, twitter By now everyone probably knows the storied history of the Silent Barn. The band Skeletons started the DIY venue in their …

  • 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 …

  • clockworks puppet studio

    space type: theatre | neighborhood: red hook | active: 2011–2012 | links: website, blog The Clockworks Puppet Theatre is in trouble. If they don’t receive a miracle in the form of a cash influx very very soon, the theatre …

  • 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 muse

    space type: aerialist venue | neighborhood: williamsburg, bushwick | active since: 2011 | links: website, facebook, twitter Update, spring 2015: Last winter, Vice magazine took over two adjoining buildings on the Williamsburg waterfront, evicting several underground spaces in …