An Evening at Brooklyn Night Bazaar with Dam Funk & More

Dâm Funk Photo: Dylan Lappin

Last Friday at Brooklyn Night Bazaar, the musical lineup was headlined by Los Angeles’ prominent original funk maestro, Dâm-Funk. Dâm opened his set by playing crowd-pleasing throwback jams, ranging from the obscure to the well-loved. Supporting sets by Norwegian musician Maya Vik, Gordon Voidwell, and DJ Thanksgiving Brown all drew from the same well of 80s synth-funk worship that Dâm has made his name on over the past 20 years. Continue reading

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Lose A Pants Size, Gain A Friend At Punk Rope

Spring is nearly here!  The birds are chirping, the days are longer, the (supposedly, for those with yards) crocuses are earnestly poking their heads topside.  Finally, after months of darkness and wind chill factors, its time to pack away those Michelin Man coats and bust out the gauzy sundresses and seersucker suits of yore.

But wait!  While the (alleged) crocus bulbs have been gently napping under the frozen ground, your metabolism has been as well, swaddled in Netflix Instant and sixers from the bodega.  Last August’s loose summer clothes now feel like all those sausage casings from the Crif Dog habit you picked up over the winter.  As you suddenly regret that ordering that pizza, you know it’s time to hit the gym again.

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TONIGHT: Bobby Bingo

It’s way too hot out there to do anything other than enjoy the air conditioning, have a few beers and enjoy Bingo with Bobby Tisdale at Black Rabbit.

Excellent prizes – including VIP passes to Eugene Mirman’s show at the Williamsburg Waterfront. Golden Dobber winner will be named tonight as well. Don’t miss it. What else can you do in this heat. Drink beer and play bingo!

Bobby Bingo
Thursday July 21, 2011 at 8pm
Black Rabbit
91 Greenpoint Avenue

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Summer Bowl is Back

Brooklyn Bowl is doing their free Summer Bowl thing again this year. It’s only for an hour every night during the week, but fun for a happy hour option. Keep in mind that door charges still apply…

All summer long, we’re offering FREE BOWLING + SHOES, every Monday through Friday from 6-7PM.* Just mention “Summer Bowl” when checking in at the bowling desk to receive the discount, and you’re on your way to free bowling heaven.

Brooklyn Bowl
61 Wythe Avenue
(718) 963-3369

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Bowl For North Brooklyn Parks

OSA invites you to our First Annual Bowl for the Parks. Bowl with friends, family and colleagues as we raise money for North Brooklyn Parks! Sign up here.

How to sign up to bowl and benefit North Brooklyn parks?
– Choose the tier you’d like
– Click the time slot you’re signing up for
– When paying, list bowlers you want in your lane
– Come May 25th and have a lot of fun!
– All players must be over 21 years of age.

The Bowler $45 -2 hours of bowling and free shoe rental for one bowler!

The Dude $60 -2 hours of bowling and free shoe rental, two Brooklyn Brewery beers and an OSA shirt.

The Strike $350 – A lane to yourselves (up to 8 people) for 2 hours of bowling and shoe rental for everyone!

The Lebowski $500 – A lane to yourselves (up to 8 people) for 2 hours of bowling, free shoe rental, two Brooklyn Brewery Beers and an OSA T-shirt for each player!

Contact Julia at 917.439.8742 for more information.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Brooklyn Bowl
61 Wythe Avenue
(Between North 11th and 12th Sts.)

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Poker Unleashed: 5.23.11

Poker Unleashed has their next game date set at Veronica People’s Club, so if you’re looking to brush up your skills, get registered ASAP!

Thanks to everyone who came out to the last game – we raised nearly $500 for Dog Habitat! We hope you can join us for the next Poker Unleashed to help fundraise for Dog Habitat, a nonprofit dedicated to rescuing, rehabilitating and ultimately placing dogs in the right, loving homes.

The Deal:
– 20 to 30 person Texas Holdem tournament
– Start with 3000 in chips, re-buys for 1 hour
– $100 buy-in ($25 donated to Dog Habitat)
– Top 3 in the money

7:30pm Registration
8:00pm Shuffle Up and Deal

You must RSVP to [email protected] for a guaranteed seat and confirmation to the game.

Monday, May 23, 2011
Poker Unleashed at Veronica People’s Club
105 Franklin Street

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Poker Unleashed: 4.18.11

Another Poker Unleashed event is coming up in a couple of weeks, so get yourself registered lickety split if you want to rake in the dough as a poker champ. As always, the $100 buy-in helps benefit Dog Habitat Rescue. Facebook event here.

They are also looking for volunteers to help for a huge Game Night Japan Fundraiser. Please email [email protected] if you might be interested in volunteering.

Poker Unleashed
MUST RSVP to [email protected]
at Veronica People’s Club
105 Franklin Street

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Musical Bingo at Berry Park

Berry Park is hosting Musical Bingo next Thursday 3/31 – I gotta admit I am a fan of Bingo. But maybe dungeon church basements with old ladies ain’t your thing…

Musical Bingo is like normal bingo except instead of calling out numbers we play songs! Join American presenter Jess Indeedy and the ever-eclectic British gent DJ Helix as they take you on a musical tour. Cross the songs off your bingo card when you hear them, and compete to win some amazing (and kitsch) prizes! Game themes include Motown, Drinking Songs, 80s, Dance Anthems, Yacht Rock, 70s, and many more.

This addictive competition is incredibly popular in London and at the major UK music festivals, and finally we’re coming to Brooklyn! Grab your friends and come down to Berry Park on Thursday, March 30th at 8pm for a night of big tunes, huge prizes and unabashed fun. To find out more about us please visit

Thursday, March 31st at 8pm
Musical Bingo with Jess Indeedy
$7 for unlimited Musical Bingo all night
Berry Park
4 Berry Street
Facebook event
RSVP by emailing [email protected]

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Berry Park: Dart League

I get all kinds of excited when there’s talk of dart leagues within walking distance of my house! I may just have to join this one.

Berry Park has a dart league starting in February and they’re looking for players of all skill levels.

Berry Park is now accepting Sign Ups for the 2011 Pro Singles Dart League Every Wednesday Night
Season starts 02/06/11
Email: [email protected] to join.
Everyone welcome. All skill levels.

Berry Park
4 Berry Street at N 14th

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Poker Unleashed: 4.11.10

Poker Unleashed is setting up another game in two weeks benefiting Dog Habitat Rescue. Seems they also need volunteers to help out with the event.

Join us Sun. April 11th for a night of Poker!

Everyone is welcome to attend the event, there will be drinks, food, raffles and more. The game starts at 2:30pm.

If you want to play, seating is limited to 30 so please RSVP to [email protected].

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