Missing In Williamsburg: Sir Didymus*

December 18, 2011 ·
Filed under: 11211, Williamsburg, Williamsburg Brooklyn 

We last saw Sir Didymus on Tuesday 13th December on the corner of N5th and Roebling. Sir Didymus is 6 months old, vaccinated, fixed and microchipped. He was wearing a black collar with a pink bone with our contact information…

If you have seen Sir Didymus or know of his whereabouts please contact his people via the phone number on the above-depicted flyer or via email at: thisbaut (dot) lamadon (at) gmail (dot) com.

Thanks!

*For those of you who are curious.

Highlight From The Community Board 1 Public Safety Committee Meeting: Pips Presents

All things considered last night’s proceedings were short and sweet. The list of aspiring liquor license holders was (all things being relative) brief and those present were for the most part prepared. I also am pleased to report that the same can be said for the men of the Public Safety Committee. Being the gatekeepers of booze* for both Greenpoint and Williamsburg they have seen and/or heard almost everything in the way of a “novel” eating and drinking establishment applications.

And as of last night I can personally attest that they can add a new one to the list: a ping pong table tennis parlor/art gallery which will serve wine and beer. Yes, you have just read me correctly.

The above photograph was part of “Pips” application.

Naturally good-humored questions about “beer pong” were bandied about. The young men behind this endeavor assured everyone present there will be no such nonsense; Pips is first and foremost an art gallery and ping pong parlor. Questions about the art gallery and ping pong parlor proper were also raised. The applicants stated these two spaces were separate— unless of course an artist wanted to show his/her work in the ping pong parlor. Then they’d make an exception. This made sense.

Thus the application was recommended for approval and provided (of course) their application passes the muster of the Community Board 1 and the State Liquor Authority— and it probably will— Williamsburg, the city of New York and very likely the world will have the very first ping pong table tennis parlor/art gallery legally sanctioned to serve suds. And wine.

Pips Ping Pong Table Tennis Parlor & Art Gallery
Opening Date: TBA
155 Roebling Street
Brooklyn, New York 11211

NOTE/CAVEAT: Ping pong and art lovers alike should be advised that Pips was only allotted ten stools— so be prepared to enjoy your libations standing up.

*Note: their decisions are only “advisory”.┬áIn other words the State Liquor Authority or a City Councilperson can overturn their decisions with caprice and the stroke of a pen.

The Word On The Street: Constructive Criticism

November 25, 2011 ·
Filed under: 11211, The Word On The Street, Williamsburg, Williamsburg Brooklyn 

From Roebling Street.

New York Shitty Day Ender: Roebling Street

November 17, 2011 ·
Filed under: 11211, The Word On The Street, Williamsburg, Williamsburg Brooklyn 

Taken November 17, 2011.

New York Shitty Feral Mattress Watch: Roebling Rx

November 17, 2011 ·
Filed under: 11211, Feral Furniture, Street Art, Williamsburg, Williamsburg Brooklyn 

Taken November 17, 2011.

The Word On The Street, Part II: A Roebling Street PSA

Taken November 17, 2011.

The Word On The Street: Mercy

From Roebling Street.

Williamsburg Street Art du Jour: Roebling Street

October 26, 2011 ·
Filed under: 11211, Street Art, Williamsburg, Williamsburg Brooklyn 

Taken October 26, 2011.

New York Shitty Photo du Jour: A Roebling Street PSA

October 4, 2011 ·
Filed under: 11211, Culture War, Williamsburg, Williamsburg Brooklyn 

Taken October 3, 2011.

The Word On The Street: A Roebling PSA

September 9, 2011 ·
Filed under: 11211, The Word On The Street, Williamsburg, Williamsburg Brooklyn 

Taken September 8, 2011.

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