“One consultant even told me that if you challenge Carolyn Maloney, you’ll never have lunch in this town again,” exclaims Suraj Patel with a half laugh from his Astor Place campaign headquarters. The former cocktail bar is decked out in Patel’s pale pink and blue campaign posters, signs emblazoned with slogans such as “Competition fuels Democracy” and filled with youthful staffers and volunteers. The 34-congressional hopeful for District-12 indeed has a tough task in...

Benjamin Lazar Davis On His New Album Nothing Matters

Photos Zach Gross Benjamin Lazar Davis’ music has done something that most music is not able to do: It’s gotten...

Channelling Bowie: Fusing Theater, Music and Film with Little...

The Brooklyn Museum's "David Bowie Is” exhibition —closing out the global 5-year tour of Bowie’s personal archives and work— has...

Emilia Ortiz: An Unorthodox Spiritual Healer Blossoming in Brooklyn

PHOTOGRAPHY Stevie Love (@stevielove) STYLING Porsha Thelusma (@weekendonweb) JEWELRY The 8th Elementt (@the8thelementt) Some people are just born knowing their earthly purpose....

Celebrating LGBTQ Community Off The Parade Path With QUEER|ART|PRIDE

Photo Eric McNatt June is an exciting time for the LGBTQ community, and arguably nowhere does Pride Month better than...

In The Trust Of Brothers

Photos by Rog Walker Styled by Shanice Gray Clothing courtesy of Jeffrey New York and The Webster Space Leon & Rusty Studio Earlier this...

Building Creative and Intentional Spaces: Behind the Curtain at...

Stepping into ABC Carpet & Home’s newest location in Industry City could feel full of contradictions: the old-fashioned mingles...

I Got a Story to Tell: Jim St. Germain...

Three months ago, a friend and I were talking about survival. We began discussing minorities who are forced into...

Buck Meek Is Flying Solo

Known for his work with the band Big Thief, Buck Meek's solo work takes on a different sound grounded...

Northside Festival: A Show Poster Retrospective

It’s all happening, folks! With Northside Festival juuuuust around the corner, we’re feeling all kinds of nostalgic here at...

milo’s Case for Rap Greatness

Ghiath Matar is dead. That’s the first thing Rory Ferreira wants you to know on “who told you to...

Parquet Courts is Wide Awake!

A painter, a poet, and the frontman of the Brooklyn-based post-punk band, Parquet Courts, Andrew Savage is an artist...

BK Mag’s Northside Festival Mixtape #6

It’s all come down to this…Brooklyn’s Northside Festival is next week! Damn. A moment of silence for the concept...

“You, Forever” and Inspiration from the Outdoors

Sam Evian’s newest album "You, Forever" is his escape from a world of music making tied to backlit screens....

BK Mag’s Northside Festival Mixtape #5

As a holiday weekend bears down upon us, your thoughts may move to rest and relaxation. Our eyes remain...

BK Mag’s Northside Festival Mixtape #4

Usually, we start these weekly playlists of artists appearing at Brooklyn’s Northside Festival with a bit of poetic musing...

Palabra Is The Ethical Clothing Brand You’ve Been Looking...

As a shopper these days, I’m very picky. My priorities when it comes to purchasing clothing has matured as...

BK Mag’s Northside Festival Friday Mixtape #3

Ah, the peak Spring breezes. Can we catch them in our hands, thrust them in our pockets and revisit...

Let’s Innovate: Northside Innovation’s Weekly Speaker Roundup

In Brooklyn, Northside Festival is synonymous with the beginning of summer. This past week, summer arrived in Brooklyn with...

A Look At The Bite Of Mikkel Carl’s Upcoming...

With a background in philosophy and a proclivity for the readymade, Mikkel Carl’s work epitomizes a transgenerational approach to...

BK Mag’s Northside Festival Friday Mixtape #2

The air is warm, friends, and the gradual creep of summer is already feeling like a full-on hug. With...

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