Tueseday: Partisan Painters and All That Is Brooklyn

  • Everything that matters in Brooklyn, by New York elitists. (New York)
  • AsylumNYC is an exhibit-cum-contest at White Box Gallery between foreign born artists competing for permanent residency. (The New York Times)
  • Twenty-seven billion gallons of your crap goes into our waters. Who’s ready for summer? (New York)
  • It’s hard to run a city, like, to predict how many hospital beds and jail cells it’ll need. (Gotham Gazette)
  • Club owners get the shake down from the cops, but they’re just trying to make a fun place. It’s not their fault some people sneak pills in their bras. (The New York Times)
  • The Housing Authority wants to track its employees with a GPS-system. Is this even legal? (New York Post)
  • Kehinde Wiley paints “modern heroic portraiture,” and needs the space Brooklyn affords to do it. (New York)
  • An eco-friendly guide to decorating your pad Brooklyn-style, of course. (New York)
  • Buddakan: “It feels like an oversize nightclub, or a random gathering in the semi-abandoned mansion of some absent Cantonese billionaire. But then the food starts to arrive, and the mood changes. The theme is “modern Asian cuisine,” which sounds like a recipe for disaster.” (New York)
  • - Riva Froymovich