• 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 …

  • concrete utopia

    neighborhood: williamsburg | space type: gallery | active: 2010–2011 | links: website, facebook I love apartment galleries. I’m always struck by the neat intimacy of leaning on someone’s bed or sitting at their kitchen table while looking at art.…

  • 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 …

  • arch p&d

    neighborhood: ridgewood | space type: art studios | active since: 2010 | links: website, tumblr The guys who make up Arch P&D—Evan, Ian, and Zak—are some of the nicest, hardest-working dudes I have ever met. …

  • 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, …

  • time’s up

    neighborhood: williamsburg | space type: community space, skillshare | active since: 1987 | links: website, wikipedia, facebook, twitter Time’s Up is an all-volunteer, nonprofit environmental advocacy group. They do about 200 themed group bike rides a year, …