bed-stuy

Essays

JAY-Z's "Marcy Me" Is the Culmination of a Decades-Long Neighborhood Story

Read an adapted excerpt of Brandon Harris's 'Making Rent in Bed-Stuy' as it relates to a standout track on JAY-Z's '4:44.'
Brandon Harris
7.3.17
galleries

A Powerful Piece of the Venice Biennale Comes to Brooklyn

Mohau Modisakeng’s “Passages” is on view in the South African Pavilion and at We Buy Gold in New York City.
Antwaun Sargent
6.5.17
Food

Someone Is Opening a Meatless Butcher Shop in Brooklyn

Desus and Mero get real about the new vegan butcher shop coming to Bed-Stuy.
Sarah Bellman
12.7.16
Sponsored

Flavours of Brooklyn: Bed Stuy

Sam Mason (OddFellows Ice Cream) sinks his teeth into the best of Bed Stuy—a borough where flavours are infused with local history and Hilary Clinton once danced at a ‘70s supper club.
SAM MASON
10.1.16
Sponsored

Berg’n, Bed Stuy

Berg’n is a beer bar, a food hall, and it’s having its moment.
Munchies Staff
10.1.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

At Least 17 People Reportedly Overdosed on Spice in Brooklyn

Around 9:30 in the morning, at least 17 people in Brooklyn's Bed-Stuy neighborhood became violently ill after smoking the drug, some even passing out in the street.
VICE Staff
7.12.16
Art

Submit Your Art to This Crowd-Sourced Zine Time Capsule

If you're a NY-based artist, here's a chance to be published.
Nathaniel Ainley
6.10.16
Interviews

I’ll Just Find a Way to Open My Heart and Keep Going Forward: A Conversation with Charles Bradley

The 67-year-old soul singer reflects on life with his new album 'Changes' and outlines a vision for more soul music with morals.
Jessica Lipsky
4.4.16
Premieres

Let Loyal Duce and FameSchool Telli's "Finesse" Video Finesse You into Liking Them

Loyal Duce and Fame School show what hip-hop in Bed-Stuy looks like in 2015.
Skinny Friedman
8.6.15
Interviews

Meet 2 Milly and the Crew Behind the Milly Rock, Hip-Hop's Next Summer Dance Craze

People are Milly Rocking on every block, so we talked to the Brooklyn crew who invented the song and dance.
Brian Josephs
6.9.15
Interviews

Invincible Eyes: What's Beneath Leikeli47's Mask?

The mysterious, masked Brooklyn rapper finally speaks.
Kyle Kramer
4.28.15
Interviews

Start Running: Manolo Rose Is Bed-Stuy's Breakout Rapper with a Punk Rock Edge

His song "Dope Man" became a hit—for Troy Ave—but he's taking over New York with "Run Ricky Run."
Brian Josephs
2.19.15
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