SummerScreen is back! With hipster delights such as Reality Bites and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, this summer at McCarren is sure to full of bearded men in women’s jeans and their equally pre-pubescent undeveloped mates! – L Magazine

I got an email this morning about The Williamsburg Flea Market opening June 7th. The a 10,000 square-foot market will take place every Sunday from 10am-6pm on Wythe Avenue between S 2nd and S 3rd Streets. – The Williamsburg Flea Market

Papacito’s graden is open once again! Although this time around there’s a new smoking section and a bathroom! If you didn’t get a chance to check them out last year, be sure to get over there this time around. Cody’s spruced the place up and is taking over the space next door where the psychic used to be. Papacito’s has a really rare, nice gem with that outdoor space. It’s a perfect place to chill as the weather heats up. – Papacito’s

Local photographer Kristy May has updated her website and added new work like this great post of the gentrification of 76 Franklin Street.


Cafecito Bogota is giving away all-natural, Fruit Cholados to the first 50 customers this upcoming Saturday, May 23 at 1:00 pm. What’s a cholado you ask? “Cholado is a typical iced cold beverage common in Colombia’s hot climate cities. It is made from crushed or shaved ice, fresh seasonal fruit, homemade fruit syrups, and sweetened condensed milk. Our fruit cholados feature all-natural, exotic flavors from fruits imported from our tropical homeland.” Mmmmmmmm!

If you grew up in Greenpoint, you had one of these calendars growing up. A Greenpoint Savings Bank calendar for the spirit of ’76 – if it was 1975, it would be MINE! – eBay

Brooklyn Based takes a sneak peek at Brooklyn Bowl. Sadly at the slow rate I am able to keep up with my emails, I missed out on the sneak peek tour. Arggggggg! But the place sounds and looks awesome. Is there room for two bowling alley’s in GPT/WB? Only time will tell… – Brooklyn Based

Those crazy librarian kids known as The Desk Set have their date for the next Dance Dance Library Revolution. Friday, June 5, 2009, 10:30 p.m. – 4:00 a.m. at Enid’s, 560 Manhattan Avenue. “Librarians, archivists, bibliophiles, and those looking to meet them, are invited to dance, drink, and help make the world more literate. DDLR will raise books, stamps, awareness, and money for Books Through Bars, a non-profit organization providing reading materials for prisoners all over the country. – The Desk Set

I love that someone is trying to stop the ice cream trucks from playing thier annoying DaDi DaDi DiDi Da… music. That music is one of those parts about New York that just brings you back. But shit, it IS annoying as all hell. – UPI

Jeremiah’s Vanishing New York takes a look at Franklin Street. With nuggets of PURE wisdom like “Even though Manhattan Ave is more crowded with pedestrians, people there know how to walk. They move to the right, as New Yorkers have done for generations. I tested this on both streets and I can assure you: On Manhattan they move to the right, on Franklin they don’t.” This might be favorite new blog. – Jeremiah’s Vanishing New York

A Day in the Life: Peter Pan Donuts. – WNYC News Blog

Starting July 5th, the G goes to Prospect Park. Since I have finally come to terms with the fact that it takes three trains to get to Steinway Street, I guess I’m happy about this. No wait, I’m still fucking aggravated the G doesn’t go past Court Square. I may never get over this. – Gothamist

Teenage boys yelling at those dirty hipsters getting jiggy with it on the McCarren Park lawn… Classic! – Jillian Tamaki Sketchbook

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