Gowanus Lounge: Serving Brooklyn

Entries Tagged as 'Video'

Fun Vid: Amtrak Joe in Biden Time

March 2nd, 2009 · 1 Comment

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Really Cool Vid: I Live in Brookyn

February 27th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Check it out. This one is fun.

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Fun Vid: Williamsburg Skyline at Dawn

February 16th, 2009 · Comments Off

Just posted to the YouTube, the video maker writes: “I’m not keen on the new luxury towers cropping up in NYC’s low-rise neighborhoods but there they are. I sped this up to make the movement of the elevator and crane more obvious on this construction site. February 2009.”

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Love Vid: Brooklyn Story

February 14th, 2009 · Comments Off

Described as “star crossed lovers traveling in opposite directions.”

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Tags: Brooklove · Uncategorized · Video

Because We Can Part II: The Cramps–Can Your Pussy Do the Dog?

February 5th, 2009 · 4 Comments

We are freaking idiots. This is what you call a day late and a dollar short or behaving like a print journalist. We should have posted this in the morning, given that Lux Interior passed away yesterday. One of our favorite memories of a show is a booze-fueled Cramps show in DC in 1978 in […]

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Fun Vid: Cherry Blossoms (with the Cocteau Twins)

February 3rd, 2009 · Comments Off

Hey, it’s snowing and wintry today, so why not look at a vid of the cherry blossoms at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden with the Cocteau Twins as the soundtrack?

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Because We Can: Joy Division, The Eternal

February 1st, 2009 · Comments Off

This vid combines two of our favorite things in the world: the ocean and Joy Division or, more to the point, Ian Curtis. Here are Ian’s words: Procession moves on, the shouting is over, Praise to the glory of loved ones now gone. Talking aloud as they sit round their tables, Scattering flowers washed down […]

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Fun Vid: Brooklyn Trolleys in the 1930s

January 31st, 2009 · 2 Comments

This is a vid of trolleys running all over Brookyn in the 1930s. You’ll see some familiar buildings and it even runs down Fifth Avenue. Cool stuff.

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Interesting Vid: Fire in Boro Park

January 29th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Since today seems to be fire in Brooklyn day, here’s a little something just posted to the YouTube of a fire in Boro Park.

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Weird Vid: Dude Dressed as a Banana Running in Prospect Park

January 27th, 2009 · 11 Comments

Watch a guy dressed as a freaking banana run through Prospect Park at 750AM on a Sunday morning when it’s 18 degrees. It’s kind of little documentary that just proves how grand life can be in our favorite borough in the city so nice they named it twice.

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Tags: Prospect Park · Video

Because We Can: Northern Sky

January 27th, 2009 · 3 Comments

This is about right for a post that goes up at 8AM. It’s the late Nick Drake’s Northern Sky set to some photos that someone shot. There was a time when we were very young that this song touched us so deeply that it always made us cry. Now, we can make it to the […]

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Priceless Video: Brooklyn Goes to Cleveland

January 26th, 2009 · Comments Off

This is an amazingly amusing short film from the 1950s that’s about Cleveland from the perspective of Brooklyn. Priceless. Props to E.C. Stephens for coming across this. Seriously, if you want to chuckle, watch this.

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Gorgeous Video: Sunrise Over Brooklyn

January 25th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Simply beautiful to watch and listen to.

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Because We Can: Love Will Tear Us Apart

January 23rd, 2009 · 1 Comment

This is a very emotional day for us and when we feel emotional we always turn to Joy Division. We have been doing this for more than 30 years. This is the only music video Joy Division ever made. As many of you know, Ian Curtis, the most brilliant songwriter and singer of his generation […]

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Nice Vid: From Crown Heights and Across the Brooklyn Bridge

January 19th, 2009 · Comments Off

A rather poignant journey from Crown Heights, down to Brooklyn Heights, Dumbo and then across the bridge at set to a sad and beautiful song. –E.C. Stephens

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Weird Vid: A Walk at Dusk in the Brooklyn Snow

January 15th, 2009 · 1 Comment

The maker of this vid describes it as a “high strung” walk through the snow in Park Slope and Greenwood Heights.” Watch it and you’ll see what he means.

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Tags: Greenwood Heights · Park Slope · Video

Amusing Vid: The View from a Bay Ridge Highrise

January 4th, 2009 · Comments Off

It starts out with views of Manhattan and Jersey, but the pan back to Brooklyn over Sunset Park is actually more interesting.

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Pretty Vid: Brooklyn Bridges

December 26th, 2008 · Comments Off

A little something for lovers of our Brooklyn bridges.

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Really Cool Vid: Fifty People, One Question

December 23rd, 2008 · 2 Comments

Fifty People, One Question: Brooklyn from Crush & Lovely on Vimeo. Give this one a whirl. It’s fun.

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Interesting Vid: How Bad Does the Brooklyn Job Situation Suck?

December 18th, 2008 · Comments Off

Answer without even watching the vid: pretty f’ng bad. And it’s got to be right because Columbia Journalism School students discovering Brooklyn say so.

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Pretty Vid: Water Under the Bridges

December 13th, 2008 · Comments Off

A montage of water around the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges.

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Tags: Dumbo · Video

Fun Vid: Burn, Baby, Burn–House Next Door on Fire Redux

December 5th, 2008 · 1 Comment

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Odd Vid: The Chase

November 26th, 2008 · Comments Off

Oh, well, it’s the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, so why not? Here’s the description of the vid from the kids who made it: “This is a movie that my friend and I put together for our English book project on themes from-A Tree Grows in Brooklyn By: Betty Smith. Please enjoy! We spent only 1 hour […]

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Fun Vid: Industrial Greenpoint

November 20th, 2008 · 1 Comment

And, we do mean the finest parts of Greenpoint.

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Fun Vid: Two Minutes in Brooklyn

November 19th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Check it out.

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