it’s officially summertime brooklyn, let’s get on our bikes and ride into the sunset holding hands. because fuck it, what do we care as long as there’s sun on our shoulders and mischief on our minds and tequila in our bellies and a song on our lips and love in our hearts. and if you are lacking in any one of those areas, at all, this weekend guide of magical summertime bliss is just what you need to fill back up, to ignite that soul, to set you free. let it ride, baby. it’s the summertime, see? feels so damn good.
Kreung Cambodia Cookout at the Diamond in Greenpoint.
The Roseline, Rockwood Music Hall, the East Village of Manhattan.
Greenpoint Gallery Solo Shows presents Pia Sawhey and Adam Ziegenhals, Greenpoint.
Bicycle Film Festival, all over town! ALL WEEKEND!
LoftOpera presents Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater, at Lightspace Studios in Bushwick.
Form Vintage at the Wythe Hotel, Williamsburg.
CHERYL : Pride (it’s a party!) at Secret Project Robot, Bushwick.
This is a party.
This is not a circuit party.
tickets, $10 available here. 11pm-4am, 1186 broadway.
Summer Bao Brunch Party at Magick City, Greenpoint.
when i find events happening in this town that combine every single one of my favorite things, well… it feels like pure magic(k). brunch. baos. sparkling cocktails. sparkling people. djs. dancing. NoGreePo. THIS EVENT IS EVERYTHING. it’s the launch party for Lick my Baos at magick city, and it’s a big warm baowy-wowy dance party. noon-pm, $10. tickets and all other info is here but you know enough. come. 37 box st.
Bicycle Fetish Day, City Reliquary, Williamsburg.
if you have a bike, you love your bike. i can’t imagine my world or especially my city without my precious little ‘cyc. bring yours to this family-friendly block party, see some bike tricks, enter it into many competitive categories, dance to sume tunes, ride the ride (there will be a ride) then ride to the next event on my list. all info here, noon-6pm, havemeyer between hope and keap.
no better way to celebrate pride week than at the house of love, the house of life, the house of dance, the house of beauty, the house of rhythm, the house of YES. Be who you are. Love who you want to. Celebrate yourself and dance your PRIDE. disco or rainbow costumes required show your love, share your love. djs spinning all night. tickets and info here. 2 wyckoff ave at house of YASSSSS.
Roof to Table Pizza at with Eagle Street Farm at Archestratus in Greenpoint.
farm to table feels often like something that is forced down your throat. this is farm to table, they say and slap on an extra $15 charge to it all. what farm? and where? and i guaran-damn-tee that it touched something else in between that farm and this table… well sunday you willfully shove it all down your throat at roof to plate pizza at archestratus, featuring ingredients from eagle st rooftop. build your own pizza. they are all personal and made to order $15. beer and wine for purchase. pick up a copy of Annie Novak’s (from eagle st rooftop farm) book while you’re there and learn to start your own. pizza from 4-6pm. all info here. 160 huron st.
you know what they say… summer sundays were made for dancing on rooftops. (they do, i’ve heard them say it) and this is just the event for that. it’s the good roof at dobbin st and it’s everything your body wants and needs, to dance yrself clean in the summer sun with all your friends and lovers. Joey Anderson with Kellam Matthews will be spinning from 3pm-9pm. tickets, $20 available here. 64 dobbin st. hop on the good roof, do some bad things.™