• red lotus room

    space type: parties | neighborhood: crown heights | active since: 2009 | link: blog, facebook The Red Lotus Room is breathtaking. The first time I went was for BANZAI!!!!!, a surreally crazy art and performance party, full of …

  • house of yes

    neighborhood: east williamsburg | space type: performance venue | active since: 2008 | links: website, facebook, twitter update, summer 2014: In sad but of course not shocking news, the House of Yes lost their East Williamsburg lease in …

  • death by audio

    neighborhood: williamsburg | space type: music venue | active since: 2007 | links: website, myspace I’ve been to Death By Audio a few dozen times, but somehow I always forget how cool it is. My friends’ doom metal band …

  • city reliquary

    neighborhood: williamsburg | space type: micro-museum | active since: 2002 | links: website, facebook, twitter, tumblr I’ve loved City Reliquary for years. It’s right on Metropolitan Ave., and I pass by it at least once a month, …

  • 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 …

  • proteus gowanus

    neighborhood: gowanus | space type: museum & events | active since: summer 2005 | links: website, facebook The first time I went to Proteus Gowanus, I couldn’t find it. I walked around and around the block, checking and re-checking …