• idiotarod

    neighborhood: all over | active since: 2003 | space type: silliness | links: website, wikipedia This post is a cheat, I know. The Idiotarod is not a space, and it’s not even always (or only) in Brooklyn. But it …

  • 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 …

  • dumpster pools

    neighborhood: gowanus | space type: silliness | active: 2009 | link: website update, Aug 2011: Macro|Sea, the brains behind this amazing project, are at it again. In conjunction with 3rd Ward, Artists Wanted, The Danger, and …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …