Ovington fought for civil rights and improved conditions for the city’s poor.
Mr. C has given life to a vibrant and ever-evolving form of expression.
A lot of local history is quickly disappearing, but one place that is holding strong is Brooklyn Label (180 Franklin St.) and the historic building it calls home. French Greenpointer […]
If you’re looking for some new reads this year, why not start with a novel that centralizes around Greenpoint? Or Williamsburg. Bushwick, even! These eight novels focus on the lens […]
The Astral is undoubtedly one of Greenpoint’s most iconic edifices. So much so, it even inspired it’s own novel. It sure is a purdy old pile o’ bricks, straight out of […]
As many of you know I live in The Astral and now it’s a NOVEL. Yep. Kate Christensen’s latest book is titled The Astral, with a picture of – you […]
*image by Vidiot So I get an email yesterday from a fellow blogger and wouldn’t you know it – she was the previous tenant in my exact apartment. How fucking […]
I’m gone ten days and The Astral gets a MySpace group.
Renting out the Astral just got (even) more difficult. I just spied this ‘ad’ on Craigslist. “This is a warning: two former tenants of the astral (the large beautiful building […]
Something has been pissing me off since I’ve moved in. I feel horrible even complaining about it considering other residents are dealing with bedbugs and toxic molds, but it just […]