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Andrew Savage

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Photographs by Nicole Fara Silver Just around the corner from his home in the heart of Bed-Stuy, Andrew Savage, best known as the frontman of Brooklyn-via-Texas indie darlings Parquet Courts, launches a long, high-arching shot toward a net on his local basketball court. His form doesn’t exactly resemble that of Steph Curry, but nonetheless, the ball swishes through the net. (Swish takes on a very liberal meaning in this scenario.) The multi-instrumentalist sees me jotting...
As the bone chilling cold of December sets in, parched throats thirst for hot toddies and weary souls long for cozy bars to find refuge in. We talked to local musicians and put together a list of the best places in Brooklyn to sip something hot while taking in the finest live jazz, soul, hip-hop, bluesy folk rock, electro-pop, and R&B music the borough has to offer. From an old timey general store turned...
With this year’s Northside Festival fast approaching (June 6-12), we figured it was a good time to check in on the local music scene, to get more in tune with the community we’ll be celebrating come June. We’ll be rolling out lots of great music-related content this week, including our picks for the 9 NYC bands you need to hear, a look at Brooklyn's best recording studios, and much, much more. Check out the Northside...
Last week, a single tweet from Brokelyn announced that Splitty, Clinton Hill's fantastic pork-bun-serving drinking destination plus events space—designed to resemble a vintage airstream camper inside—would close after a swan song blowout last Saturday. And, a little farther south in Fort Greene, the neighborhood staple Chez Oskar announced it will be moving to Bed-Stuy. Both are bummers for the adjoining hoods. Oddly enough, solid drinking spots in the immediate vicinity—ones that are not attached to nice...

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