Elaine Velie

13 Publications
Review: House of X, The Newest Venture of House of Yes, Opens in Manhattan

Review: House of X, The Newest Venture of House of Yes, Opens in Manhattan

The House of Yes built its brand on inclusivity. Now it has moved into one of the city’s most exclusive spaces.

Sobre Masa Brings a Tortilleria, Taqueria and Mexican Cocktails to Bushwick

Sobre Masa Brings a Tortilleria, Taqueria and Mexican Cocktails to Bushwick

The air on Harrison Place, between Morgan and Knickerbocker Avenues, is filling with the smell of freshly made tortillas.

Bushwick Film Workers Hopeful the Looming IATSE Strike Will Change Industry Culture

Bushwick Film Workers Hopeful the Looming IATSE Strike Will Change Industry Culture

For Bushwick film workers, the IATSE strike indicates a potential shift in how the film industry operates.

Netflix Studio Coming to Bushwick, With State Tax Credits

Netflix Studio Coming to Bushwick, With State Tax Credits

The studio, which is projected to open in September, will be big enough to film two TV shows or one blockbuster movie.

Pleasure Pavilions Exhibit Set to Close July 16: Catch It While You Can

Pleasure Pavilions Exhibit Set to Close July 16: Catch It While You Can

The last exhibit of “Pleasure Pavilions: a series of installations” will close on Friday at the Luhring Augustine Gallery’s Bushwick location.

How Did The Brooklyn Democratic Party Get Here?

How Did The Brooklyn Democratic Party Get Here?

From party chairs to district leaders to canceled elections.

These Brooklyn Democrats Say They Go Where Socialists Won’t

These Brooklyn Democrats Say They Go Where Socialists Won’t

“The DSA needs to do a better job of organizing in those life-long Brooklynite communities,” say young Democratic Party organizers.

Local Mutual Aid Groups Say They’ll Sit City Elections Out

Local Mutual Aid Groups Say They’ll Sit City Elections Out

‘The work is political, but we don’t want so much to get caught in a lot of the Brooklyn party politics’

City Council Candidates Rail Against Conversions

City Council Candidates Rail Against Conversions

All About That Paper Boy Love Prince

All About That Paper Boy Love Prince

Here Comes Myrtle Point: Ridgewood’s New Tower To Be Its Tallest

Here Comes Myrtle Point: Ridgewood’s New Tower To Be Its Tallest

‘They can no longer keep up with the rent. You’ve seen Myrtle Avenue, it’s all empty, it’s all for rent.’

Restaurant Week (To-Go) Comes To Bushwick

Restaurant Week (To-Go) Comes To Bushwick

Snatch a meal for $20 from Sweet Chili, Mission Chinese, Seawolf & more

Finding The Tacos At Los Hermanos

Finding The Tacos At Los Hermanos