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Stephen Kaltenbach, “What Death Does,” Installation View at The Boiler, February 2019. Courtesy of The Boiler.

Greenpoint gallery The Boiler is closing. The theme of its last exhibit? Death

March 22 | Sara Bosworth

The first day of spring brought sun and 50-degree temperatures to Greenpoint. But inside The Boiler, a gallery on North 14th Street, it is raining. Piping spits down raindrops onto the set of a staged living room in a building, which is, as indicated by its name, a former factory boiler room. It has been […]

The cars will operate as a loop shuttle service connecting NYC Ferry passengers to the Cumberland Gate. Rendering courtesy of Optimus Ride

New York’s first commercial self-driving vehicles coming to Brooklyn Navy Yard

March 20 | Scott Enman

The first commercial self-driving vehicles in New York are coming to the Brooklyn Navy Yard this spring. The cars, provided by Optimus Ride, a Boston-based self-driving vehicle technology company, will operate as a loop shuttle service connecting NYC Ferry passengers to the Cumberland Gate at the intersection of Flushing Avenue and Cumberland Street. “The Navy […]

A new Netflix show about dating in New York features five Brooklyn spots, including Lighthouse in Williamsburg. Photo courtesy of Lighthouse.

Netflix wants you to bring your first date to Brooklyn

March 19 | Sara Bosworth

Brooklyn is the perfect place for a first date — according to Netflix, that is. The streaming platform dropped a new series on Valentine’s Day this year called “Dating Around,” a slightly offbeat reality show about dating in the 21st century. The premise: one ambitious (and attractive) single person goes out on the exact same first […]