Asha Chagoyen

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Time to Slow Down & Count Down: Top 10 Concerts this Weekend!

Time to Slow Down & Count Down: Top 10 Concerts this Weekend!

From celebrating Passover to remembering that’s it’s Easter to rejoicing that spring has finally arrived and then having snow /hail/sleet in the middle of the week, we all need a little break this weekend. Luck for us, it’s the most important holiday of all: 4/20. And let’s not forget Record Store Day precedes it groovily […]

The First Weekend: Best Music Shows of Early 2014

The First Weekend: Best Music Shows of Early 2014

Welcome to 2014!  We hope  you’re sticking to your resolutions this year! 2014 will not be like last year, the year before, or the year before that one

You’re in Luck! Best Shows This Week

You’re in Luck! Best Shows This Week

 

Top 5 Music Show: The Pre-CMJ & Columbus Day Edition

Top 5 Music Show: The Pre-CMJ & Columbus Day Edition

CMJ is next week, Columbus Day  is on Monday (F*CK YES!!),  and for all of your pretty faces staying in Bushwick during this sweet three-day weekend, here’s a list of shows you all should go to!

Music Is Happening: Top 8 Shows this Weekend

Music Is Happening: Top 8 Shows this Weekend

This week children went back to school (yay!), we voted in the primaries for Mayoral candidates of this great city (hey!), honored the sad anniversary of 9/11 (nay), some of us will be fasting for Yom Kippur (oy vey!), and some are anxiously waiting for the next Breaking Bad episode after that very intense episode (amirite?)

Pork Days Are ON at Dear Bushwick

Pork Days Are ON at Dear Bushwick

After a brief hiatus caused by their broken oven, the ever so popular Pork Chop (or “the chop,” as it’s affectionately known) will be returning to Dear Bushwick on August 28th

New All Natural Pet Store Offers DIY Shower For Your Pooch

New All Natural Pet Store Offers DIY Shower For Your Pooch

Pet owners rejoice! Less than a month ago, new healthy-pet-food store Bushwick Bark opened on Knickerbocker Ave

King Noodle Opens on Flushing Ave!

King Noodle Opens on Flushing Ave!

Bushwick is going through an Asian restaurant boom lately with Bunker, Bon Spice, and Falansai all opening up in the past year

Bushwick-Based Fashion Designer Presented ‘Molasses Collection’ Inspired by the Bookstore

Bushwick-Based Fashion Designer Presented ‘Molasses Collection’ Inspired by the Bookstore

By Asha Chagoyen and Yaz Rosete

A Love Letter to Bunker, Vietnamese Joint in Ridgewood

A Love Letter to Bunker, Vietnamese Joint in Ridgewood

It’s hard to believe that Bunker, the first Vietnamese restaurant in Ridgewood opened its doors just three months ago

Get your Weekend Groove on – Top 10 Parties & Music Shows!

Get your Weekend Groove on – Top 10 Parties & Music Shows!

This weekend is going to be bonkers

BYO Fashion or Fashion Week a la Bushwick

BYO Fashion or Fashion Week a la Bushwick

Champagne bottles popped in celebration of the New York Fashion Week at The Living Gallery last Saturday, and Bushwick’s very own Fashion Night

Absinthe, Burlesque and Everything Bizarre at New French Night Club in Bushwick

Absinthe, Burlesque and Everything Bizarre at New French Night Club in Bushwick

Bizarre, a new French night club in Bushwick, opened one month ago with a three-day festival

Life Size Map Premiers a Trippy Music Video

Life Size Map Premiers a Trippy Music Video

One of the Bushwick Daily’s

New Bar Bizarre Opens in Bushwick with a 3-Day Long Party This Weekend

New Bar Bizarre Opens in Bushwick with a 3-Day Long Party This Weekend

It’a about time that something BIZARRE opens in our quixotic neighborhood

Bienvenue to Heavy Woods, Tchoup Shop

Bienvenue to Heavy Woods, Tchoup Shop

Inspired by the Spanish bar culture, Ben Warren and Gina Leone who own The Bodega, have spawned another bar called Heavy Woods

Where to Eat for Christmas Dinner in Bushwick

Where to Eat for Christmas Dinner in Bushwick

As a Brooklyn native, I won’t be doing much travelling this holiday season, except hopping on the subway to see my folks in Park Slope

Bushwick Music Crush: Your Youth

Bushwick Music Crush: Your Youth

With the plethora of new bands popping up in Bushwick and East Williamsburg, it can be difficult to decide which bands are truly worth the audio hunt

Some CMJ Garage Rock at Paper Box

Some CMJ Garage Rock at Paper Box

Last week

Japanther at Paperbox

Japanther at Paperbox

On a Saturday, I went to Paper Box for a punk rock powerhouse where Malcolm, Cool Serbia, Team Spirit, Unstoppable Death Machines, and (my personal favorite), Japanther all played

Something beautiful left, something amazing opened… Welcome, Skytown!

Something beautiful left, something amazing opened… Welcome, Skytown!

When Beauty Bar decided to have a family and headed over to Park Slope there was a sense of emptiness

Dear Bushwick, new ‘England meets Vermont’ restaurant opens tonight

Dear Bushwick, new ‘England meets Vermont’ restaurant opens tonight

There’s a new restaurant opening in the neighborhood today, September 21, 2012 at 41 Wilson Ave. It’s called Dear Bushwick and the chef describes it as “ England meets Vermont”. Their back garden is quaint with barrel tables scattered amongst regular tables. The ivy-laden walls strung with Christmas lights gives it a DIY Bushwick aesthetic. […]

Noise Pop Trio ‘Life Size Maps’ Releases New Album

Noise Pop Trio ‘Life Size Maps’ Releases New Album

Synthesized pop tunes, with a sprinkle of a punk rocker’s drums is enough to get me hooked on any song, let alone an album

In an Old Cheap Storage Facility…

In an Old Cheap Storage Facility…

Text by Asha Chagoyen

Wanted: Local Designers, Performers, Models, and Artists for Bushwick Fashion Weekend

Wanted: Local Designers, Performers, Models, and Artists for Bushwick Fashion Weekend

By Asha Chagoyen

Roberta’s Block Party Next Saturday

Roberta’s Block Party Next Saturday

By Asha Chagoyen