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COLLiDE Travel is an interactive collection of city guides curated by local bands, artists and tastemakers. Spanning the globe, hundreds of creatives have shared their favorite local hangs, from the underground to the upscale, and everything in between. So choose a city and start exploring!

Born out of the new wave of psychedelic dance-pop, Brooklyn “Strangewave” trio Monogold have been crafting nostalgic laid-back vibes since the release of their debut album in 2009.  Monogold’s sound is characterized by  a quirky simplicity that is both comfortingly familiar yet undeniably fun and fresh.

city guide:
Brooklyn, NY
Kings County Imperial
Modern Chinese haunt serving dishes made with local ingredients, including some from its own garden.
20 Skillman Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, United States
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Sake Bar Satsko
Tiny, unpretentious izakaya-style joint serving sake and sake cocktails, soju, and Japanese small plates.
Sake Bar Satsko, East 7th Street, New York, NY, United States
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Oslo Coffee Roasters
Local favorite cafe chain with in-house roasts, light fare, and a laid-back environment equally suited for working on your laptop or relaxing with a book.
133 Roebling Street, Brooklyn, NY, United States
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Williamsburg Art and Historical Center
This ornate 1867-vintage former bank building houses an art gallery with diverse shows & events.
135 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY, United States
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A Polish community center is home to this popular Greenpoint concert venue with an Elk's Club feel.
261 Driggs Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, United States
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Rough Trade NYC
Venerable independent record store for obscure & mainstream CDs & vinyl, plus live music & a bar.
64 N 9th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249, USA
Brooklyn Bazaar
Weekend night flea-market scene with live bands, food stands, beer & wine, art galore & Ping-Pong.
150 Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222, USA
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Friends NYC
Urban shop with new, gently used, and vintage women's clothing, shoes and accessories, plus unique gifts.
56 Bogart St, Brooklyn, NY, United States
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Prospect Park
Prospect Park is Brooklyn's flagship park. "My favorite place to explore outdoors is Prospect Park. There are a lot of nooks and crannies to get lost in!" - Sylvan Paul  
Prospect Park West, Brooklyn, NY 11215, USA