Lauren Flax brings the love to her sets, self, and community. The Detroit-born, Bushwick-based DJ is a one woman antidote for the other-phobic crankiness polluting American political culture.
Matt Parker, founder of Album Surf, is a custom board-shaper who remixes traditional surfboard architecture with high concept design. The result? Wholly fresh blends of form and function that are as pleasing to the eye as they are underfoot.
Prospect Park Boys
Forget stickball, touch football, or pickup basketball. Each Sunday, the Prospect Park Boys’ play a game of cricket that’s the rowdiest homegrown sporting event in Brooklyn.
The Submarine Studio
Change is Dan Walker’s natural element. The owner of Submarine Studio in Bushwick, Dan has seen his fair share of transitions: Australia to the States, musician to producer, punk rocker to mindful meditator.
Osvaldo Chance Jimenez
Osvaldo Chance Jimenez has lived many lives on the Lower East Side of New York City since he arrived there in 1989: drug dealer; bartender; night-life impresario; boutique owner; and writer.
Imagine an arthouse film about witches daylighting as elegant hipsters. The quirked-out jeweler Vera Balyura would be the main character, and her store, VERAMEAT, would be the setting. Until, of course, some evil wizard in Bushwick looses chaos on the five boroughs and adventure ensues.