• 285 kent ave

    space type: music venue | neighborhood: williamsburg | active since: 2010–2014 | links: twitter Update, January 2014: No one expected 285 Kent to last forever, and news of its closing was just released. It’s not worth making any grand claims …

  • 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 …

  • 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. …

  • flux factory

    neighborhood: long island city | space type: art collective, nonprofit | active since: 1994 | links: website, facebook, twitter Yes, I know Flux Factory is in Queens. For what it’s worth, they actually started in Brooklyn—in the Monster …