5 Things To Know This AM — Aug 29 2012

Attention, foodies! Tickets are on sale for the third annual TASTE Williamsburg Greenpoint, which highlights the flavors and purveyors of North Brooklyn. What better way to nibble through the borough's yummiest fare? (Taste WG)
Building on their "genius collaborations" trend, Madewell has aligned with a quirky LES shop to contribute merchandise to their fall assortment. See which store is supplying the polka dot notebooks and patterned tape we're currently obsessing. (Racked NY)
Gone are the days of false apartment listings claiming to be in East Williamsburg, when they're really in Bushwick — Craigslist is rolling out some newfangled map software to cut down on fibbing. (The Verge)
Lady Gaga continues to shock and delight us, revealing her new, preferred way to record her album. Apparently, in the land of little monsters, NSFW is SFW. (Popcrush)
A non-alocholic bar in the middle of Union Square? Read on for the fermented beverage brewin' up a committed following. (Grubstreet NYC)

Photo Courtesy Taste WG