Thursday, November 22, 2012

Powerhouse arena

  • Sandy Hates Books: Jonathan Franzen Reads At Powerhouse Arena Hurricane ...

    Oh my god, this is crazy," exclaimed Daniel Power, the owner of Brooklyn's powerHouse ARENA bookstore, just minutes after Franzen made a rare public appearance there on Saturday.

  • The Sandy Hates Books fundraiser for powerHouse Arena

    One of the bookstores hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy was powerHouse Arena, which suffered tens of thousands of dollars in damage.

  • Dumbo's PowerHouse Arena Shut Down By Hurricane Sandy

    "The POWERHOUSE Arena sits just blocks from the beautiful Brooklyn waterfront, and while we moved merchandise in preparation for the hurricane's 3′-11′ surges predicted by the expert meteorologists, we were not prepared for a 14′ rise in water level ...

  • For Powerhouse Arena and other Dumbo merchants, a time for brutal assessments

    In the case of powerHouse Arena—the 5,000-square-foot store on Main Street in Dumbo, which took on nearly three feet of storm-surge water during Hurricane Sandy—tubs full of children's book became floating vessels and then capsized.

  • powerHouse Arena To Host Fundraiser for Hurricane Sandy Recovery

    Hurricane Sandy wrecked Brooklyn's powerHouse Arena this week, and the bookstore will host a fundraiser to keep the business alive.

  • powerHouse Arena Sustains 'Major Damage' from Hurricane Sandy

    Hurricane Sandy pounded powerHouse Arena and the Brooklyn bookstore sustained "major damage" during the storm. Below, we've collected tweets and images from the store's Twitter feed (including the photo of powerHouse Books CEO Daniel Power).

  • Weekend Picks: Ani DiFranco, Hurricane Relief Fundraiser, more

    DUMBO's powerHouse Arena is playing host to an all-day author-fueled Hurricane Relief Fundraiser, with readings from big names including Jonathan Franzen, Jennifer Egan, Paul Auster and Pete Hamill, as well as refreshments and signings.

  • Young writers celebrated in DUMBO at 5 Under 35 event

    Nothing about the neat stacks of books and rows of chairs at the powerHouse Arena in DUMBO suggested it had been in three feet of water until recently.

  • Industry News: Olympic Success Propels Arena Forward in Non-Stop World of ...

    THE 2012 Summer Olympics are over, but the action in the pool is as exciting as ever for global swimwear powerhouse Arena. After celebrating the most triumphant Olympic Games in company history, where athletes wearing Arena suits captured 31 percent ...

  • Murdoch's New Publishing Powerhouse; Kindle's All-Time Best-Sellers

    DUMBO's powerHouse Arena took a beating, but relief efforts seem to be underway. Another store that didn't fare well was Chelsea's Printed Matter.

  • Brian McCollum's big gigs: Uncle Kracker, Brian McKnight, Channel 955's Jingle ...

    Underwood's Palace show finds her in the homestretch of a U.S. tour that began in September, tied to this year's "Blown Away" album, filled with the sorts of arena-sized ballads and pop-country hits custom-made for her powerhouse voice. Opening is ...

  • The Business of Books in a Hurricane

    In the book publishing industry, Sandy's impact has been felt, with downtown Manhattan and Brooklyn stores closed—tens of thousands of dollars in damages reported for some, like powerHouse Arena in DUMBO—as well as struggles to regain basic ...

  • Raider men host powerhouse OIT tonight

    ASHLAND - Perhaps beginning a new Thanksgiving tradition, the 23rd-ranked Southern Oregon men's basketball team will host archrival No.

  • Martina McBride reaches out

    In the virtual arena, the Grammy-winner gets to display a more playful side, even if people aren't always in on the joke.

  • Norwin faring well against tough schedule

    Norwin faring well against tough schedule. Norwin defenseman Robert Romeo fires a cross-ice pass during the Knights' season opener against Penn-Trafford at Center Ice Arena on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012. Lillian DeDomenic | For The Norwin Star ... With two ...

  • Clarkson breaks from ECAC play with non-league game at RIT

    RIT started strong to open the season with a 5-4 win over perennial powerhouse Michigan at Munn Arena in Ann Arbor on October 11.

  • JRU stops skid, drops Informatics to 0-4

    Nonetheless, the Heavy Bombers finally barged into the win column after an 86-74 win over winless Informatics Thursday in the PBA D-League Aspirants Cup at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City. "We're still developing our character in the end game ...

  • Box Sets From Michael Jackson, Johnny Cash & More: Which Is Worth Your ...

    The band's living members - Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones - joined Jason Bonham, son of late founding drummer John Bonham, at London's O2 Arena in 2007 to pay tribute to late Atlantic Records honcho Ahmet Ertegun. The concert was a ...

  • Rihanna's 'Unapologetic': The Billboard Cover Story

    ... production pairing between the-Dream and David Guetta that finds the latter taking a break from arena-sized EDM pop, while the Mike WiLL Made It-helmed "Pour It Up" puts a feminine spin on the cash-and-strippers braggadocio that permeates hip-hop ...

  • A Continuous Scene: 'F*ck Yeah, Menswear,' The Book Party

    In preparation, rap lyric puns were memorized and rehearsed, Italian pronunciations were Googled, and non-smokers bought packs of cigarettes to ensure that they wouldn't miss a moment of the evening at powerHouse Arena. This was, after all, ...

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