Elle oh elle! Curbed NY posted this hilarious and/or terrifying sign found on Kent & N. 1st Aves. in Williamsburg. We knew there were hipsters over there… but servants? Jeez. Check out Curbed NY for another funny sign from Greenpoint.
Archive for March, 2010
Knowledge is power! And savings aren’t bad either. You can have both by signing up for a Brooklyn Public Library card. How? The Brooklyn Public Library is working with a growing number of Brooklyn businesses to provide deals and perks to library cardholders. All you have to do as flash your card – which looks [...]
Some things never change! Check out this picture of Borough Park from the early 1980s, courtesy of Betty Blade on Flickr.
You’re not going to believe your nose! FREEwilliamsburg recently posted about a bodega selling Obama-scented incense. The store is purported to be at the intersection of S. 2nd and Havemeyer. We don’t know what it smells like, but we’re betting it’s a scent we can believe in.
Look at those colors! We found this photo from Prospect Park Garage on sgoralnick‘s Flickr.
Our beloved borough is more than just a place to live, work, and visit – it’s a place to film! Let’s take a look at three movies set and filmed prominently in Brooklyn. Saturday Night Fever In SNF, John Travolta’s character Tony wants nothing more than to transcend his home in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn for [...]
Last weekend saw the first Brooklyn Mutt Show, a (hopefully) annual event that awards dogs of all pedigrees for a variety of fun categories, from “Most like Owner” to “Sloppiest Kisser.” The event took place last weekend at the Brooklyn Lyceum, and raised $2,000 for the Brooklyn Animal Resource Coalition (BARC) Shelter. Photo via Quirky [...]
Has anyone else noticed the fantastic weather lately? If you’re digging this climate as much as we are, you’ll probably love this photo of a blossoming Park Slope, via omphale44 on Flickr.
In Brooklyn, seeing a G train is pretty much like seeing a unicorn, except rarer. The only (non-shuttle) subway line that does not enter into Manhattan, the G has the potential to unite isolated regions of Brooklyn and Queens, but like a unmotivated prep school student, consistently fails to live up to our expectations. Currently, [...]
On this Tue of days, we think it’s best to take a time out — and rock out, if possible. Take a look at this YouTube video for Steely Dan’s “Brooklyn (Owes the Charmer Under Me).”