Get Involved With Scarefest

It’s Halloween time, which is one of my favorite times of year for reasons I can’t really explain. I suppose part of it involves the change of weather, part of it the acceptable nature of eating hoards of chocolate that would otherwise be frowned upon and part of it being the prevalence of horror movies…

Ultimaker: Imagine It, Make It

Whatever you did last Friday night, it’s not as cool as what I did. Hosted at the New Lab workspace in Brooklyn Navy Yard, Ultimaker officially released the second version of their 3D printer, Ultimaker2. Complete with a rooftop view, demonstrations and free booze, it doesn’t get much better. I knew that 3D printers existed,…

Pigging Out At Red Hook’s Pig Island

Last month I re-lived Afropunk, one of Brooklyn’s most awesome weekend music festivals. This month it was Pig Island, a giant festival of all that is pork. I must say I’m planning to make this one a tradition. Just as last year, Pig Island featured 80 hogs prepared in various styles by 25 of the…

Ludlow Studios Opens in Style

Stereotypically speaking, one can’t get much more “New York” than by attending a gallery opening. That said, I jumped at the chance to attend the opening of Ludlow Studios, a new venue in the Lower East Side. While the event might not have been exactly as I imagined, it certainly didn’t disappoint. Hosted in the…

Everest Releases New Album on McKittrick Rooftop

Monday nights aren’t typically known for hosting parties, but thanks to Everest and The McKittrick Hotel, June 25 was an anomaly. After all the rain, atop a beautiful roof with a gorgeous view, Everest entertained a small group of lucky fans with a live performance of their new album, Ownerless, which dropped on multiple medias the following day. After…