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“The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk”

“The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk”

"The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk," runs from Oct. 25 to Feb. 23, 2014.

Neighborhood Stereotypes Are Important to Acknowledge

Neighborhood Stereotypes Are Important to Acknowledge

In this city, your neighborhood seems to be closely tied to who you are as a person, and South Williamsburg residents feel as though they’re losing their identity.

Spring Celebration: Cherry Blossom Festival at Brooklyn Botanical Garden

Spring Celebration: Cherry Blossom Festival at Brooklyn Botanical Garden

The Sakura Matsuri Festival is not only the perfect way celebrate the long-awaited spring, but also a way to learn more about Japanese heritage through a wide variety of interactive events.

Brooklyn Zine Fest 2013: Independent Publishers Unite

Brooklyn Zine Fest 2013: Independent Publishers Unite

For people who enjoy creativity in the form of essays, comics and illustrations a festival dedicated to magazines approaches the neighborhoods. The second annual Brooklyn Zine Fest (pronounced Zeen) returns to Public Assembly on Sunday, April 21 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. This event breeds a feted atmosphere and showcases self-published magazines of featured writers and artists at a price range between $1-$10.

Barclays Center to Host MTV’s Video Music Awards

Barclays Center to Host MTV’s Video Music Awards

The 2013 MTV Video Music Awards will take place in the Barclays Center on August 25 marking the 30th anniversary of the show. It will also be the first major annual awards show to take place in the borough of Brooklyn, MTV announced last week.

Underground Dining at the Baoery

Underground Dining at the Baoery

Pop-up restaurants are temporary restaurants that usually operate out of a home, a vacant factory or another established restaurant.

Brooklyn Festival Has Much to Offer for Music, Art and Film Lovers

Brooklyn Festival Has Much to Offer for Music, Art and Film Lovers

From June 14-21, the neighborhoods of Bushwick and Williamsburg will become home to this festival of music, films and panels.

Word of Mouth: Buffalo Cantina Part I

Word of Mouth: Buffalo Cantina Part I

In the first part of the next installment of Feature Co-Editor Darryl Yu's restaurant series, Word of Mouth, the Observer visits Buffalo Cantina of Williamsburg, Brooklyn to try the infamous Seppuku wings.

NY Challenged: I Was Scarier the Morning After the Halloween Party

NY Challenged: I Was Scarier the Morning After the Halloween Party

My eyes were burning when I woke up in a foreign apartment in the heart of Brooklyn. Everything was out of focus; I fell asleep with my contacts in. Why did I do that...

Mouthwatering Food and Flea Market Finds  on the Williamsburg Waterfront

Mouthwatering Food and Flea Market Finds on the Williamsburg Waterfront

One of the oldest and fully functioning flea markets in Brooklyn, Artists & Fleas was recently voted the best flea market of 2011 by the Village Voice and is a haven for all things art. Just a short walk from the Bedford Avenue L train stop, the indoor flea market is a rendezvous for local independent and up-and-coming artists, designers and collectors.