Hearing Ed Droste and Daniel Rossen's voices on a new Grizzly Bear album for the first time in five years evokes a pretty wide range of emotions. From the sense of nostalgia— bringing back thoughts, memories, and feelings of eras past—to the soothing sensibility that comes along with simply hearing the harmonies and immense, layered instrumentation that the band has claimed as its hallmark, there's not much like the all-too-uncommon moment of a new...

Stop Taking Tina Fey’s ‘Sheetcaking’ Bit Literally

As a country, we have a number of places to look to for reactions after something like the past...

Patti Cake$ Feels Fresh Until It Doesn’t

Patti Cake$ should not feel fresh. Though it stars talented up-and-comer Danielle MacDonald, is a first-time feature from writer-director...

We’re On a Boat: And Pilot’s Making it Rain...

As construction continues throughout DUMBO, prospectors prioritize bragging rights to prime views of waterfront. Yet Pilot is one of...

Brand New Sends Fans A New Album Called Science...

It started with the vinyl pre-order. On Tuesday, Brand New announced their first new album since 2009’s Daisy was...

Lorde Reimagines Six Tracks From Melodrama

Exactly two months after the release of Melodrama, Lorde’s gone back to the studio to reimagine six of the...

Confederate Memorial In Brooklyn Will Be Removed Today

With the shocking, disgusting, and unfortunate events of this past weekend undoubtedly still fresh in people's minds, it's important...

High-tech Dog Houses Hitting Brooklyn

Maybe you've seen a Dog Parker around your Brooklyn neighborhood. Maybe you laughed, pointed, compared it to a cryogenic...

Weekly Culture Round-up: 8/16 – 8/22

Maggie Rogers: Two Nights Only — The New York-based singer-songwriter burst into the cultural consciousness with her ethereal synth-folk...

Grand Hotel: Dive and Dine at NYC’s Swankiest Rooftop...

While beach eats have improved exponentially in recent years, so too have the offerings at the city’s numerous high-end...

New York Koshary Brings Egypt’s National Dish to Bay...

Passing by New York Koshery in Bay Ridge, positioned along 86th Street’s primary commercial corridor, you wouldn’t be the first...

Screens, Stars, and Summer Lovin’

A lot of things stand out about summer in New York City, but one of them, certainly, is the...

“A Space Without My Name”: Talking with Darcie Wilder...

For most of us, online personas offer reductive or escapist avatars of our mundane selves. But the best employ...

9 Major Brooklyn Restaurant Openings to Watch for this...

As a restaurant rubbernecker, the reliably electrifying fall season is the only thing to mitigate our dismay about summer’s...

Sound of (Vinyl) Silver

Moving to Brooklyn, for me, was a long time coming. I knew of everything that the borough had come...

Celebrating Jamaican Flavor in Brooklyn

I recently had the privilege of attending the 25th Anniversary of Red Stripe’s Reggae Sumfest in mid-July, featuring some of the most...

They’ve Got the Wheat: Circa Brewing Co. Bestows Pies...

Not since Hill Country has an indie business cut so ably through Downtown’s glut of fast food franchises and...

A Week Of Pure Sonics

My feet hurt a little bit and there’s a distinct chance that a good old fashioned case of tinnitus...

Even In A Stadium, Tom Petty Feels Close

We had the incredible privilege last week of attending one of the 40th Anniversary shows for Tom Petty and...

Slowly Revealing Album, George Ezra Stops In New York

George Ezra still gets excited about playing in New York City. Since his hit "Budapest" became an international success...

In Year Two, Panorama Shines Bright

For the second straight year, New York City has been treated to not one but two major festivals on...