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  • Roberta's Jerk Off and Bikini Bike Wash
    On August 31, Roberta's invited everyone into the backyard garden to celebrate the long Labor Day weekend with copious amounts of jerked BBQ chicken and plenty of drinks. And in true Brooklyn fashion you could get your bike washed by bikini girls. Not even a torrential downpour couldn't stop...
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  • The People of Electric Zoo 2014
    Thousands of EDM fans descended on Randall's Island on Saturday to dance, jump and shout for Armin Van Buuren, Zedd, Benny Benassi, Nervo and other superstar DJs. The neon-clad attendees were required to watch a video on the dangers of Molly before being allowed inside. Looks like they still...
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  • Kunst! Going Into Labor @ Verboten
    Kunst! goes into labor and gives birth to another night of thumping house music, a strobe-lit dance floor, cutting-edge club kids and creative visual artists. This month's party featured live shows from Princess Nokia and Robotmoon Juice, along with music from Carry Nation, Casey Spooner, O.P....
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  • August 2014 in Photos
    In August we saw both the upstart Latino punk festival and the more established Afropunk go down in Brooklyn, civil unrest (and several arrests) in Manhattan over police brutality against Eric Garner and Michael Brown, followed by a peaceful march on Staten Island behind the same cause. We saw...
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  • The Polyphonic Spree at Brooklyn Bowl
    Tim DeLaughter's Dallas-based choral rock group (now totaling something like 20 members, although the touring outfit is trimmed-down) the Polyphonic Spree performed on Tuesday, August 26 at the Brooklyn Bowl in Williamsburg. The night also include a wedding ceremony. Photos by Emily Tan for the...
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  • The 10 Best Restaurants in Crown Heights
    As Brooklyn's borough-wide gentrification sweeps farther and farther east, it's crystal clear that Crown Heights is under the hazy glow of kale-and-yoga tinted spotlights. Long known for its abundance of West Indian specialties, in recent years the bustling neighborhood has experienced a surge...
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  • Cheryl Celebrates "100 Years" at Glasslands
    The regular Cheryl dance party rang in 100 years -- OK, not really -- on Saturday night at Glasslands in Williamsburg with DJ's Whitney Weiss, Nick (CHERYL Resident DJ, Grandma Internet, DJ Bird Control (Brighton, UK), DJ Liquid Husbear (Bear Week at MoMA), DJ Illinois Johnson (Petra, Jordan),...
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  • People of Lebowski Fest New York
    Bowling, costumes, trivia and a shower of quotations from The Big Lebowski, the 1998 Coen Brothers movie that's several years into its cult status, filled Lucky Strike Lanes on Friday, August 22, the first of the two-day Lebowski Fest New York. On Saturday, fans watched the movie at the...
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  • The People of Afropunk 2014
    The 2014 Afropunk festival attracted thousands of people to Commodore Barry Park in Fort Greene over the weekend. Photographer Jena Cumbo brings back faces of the festival See also: The Forty Punkest Shirts of Afropunk Scenes from Afropunk 2014: Bad Brains, Body Count, Sharon Jones, Trash...
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  • Scenes from Afropunk 2014
    The 2014 Afropunk festivalattracted thousands of people to Commodore Barry Park in Fort Greene over the weekend. Photographer Jena Cumbo brings back images the people and bands, including Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, Trash Talk, the Bad Brains (minus singer H.R., but with special guest...
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  • The Forty Punkest Shirts of Afropunk
    The 2014 Afropunk festival attracted thousands of people to Commodore Barry Park in Fort Greene over the weekend. Photographer Jena Cumbo brings back images of the best shirts she saw on Saturday, August 23, 2014. What makes them punk? If you have to ask, you pose! See also: The Forty Punkest...
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  • Thousands Protest the Death of Eric Garner
    The Reverand Al Sharpton led a procession of thousands during the "We Will Not Go Back" march on Saturday, August 23, 2014, to protest the police killing of an unarmed black man, Eric Garner, on Staten Island. The march took place peacefully, and ended in the mid-afternoon. Photos by C.S. Muncy...
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