Apparently, there’s some kerfluffle over the Red Hook Ikea banishing a nursing mom to the bathroom, but that unfortunate incident hasn’t dimmed our excitement over all things Ikea this week. (Our official statement: breastfeeding is awesome cause it’s even cheaper than Swedish meatballs.) Anyway, in a search for design bloggers’ picks from the new 2010 catalog, we came across this amazing post from the Vienna-based Ikketikketheo blog. (Does that just roll of the tongue in any language?) Blogger Sara, a Swede, features several spreads from a 1965 Ikea catalog that her mother happened to save. The pictures of the colorific mod interiors made us wish we could still send in that dog-eared order form for a Hugo chair. Does it come in white? See them for yourself.
On Earth Day (April 22), you can celebrate the Earth, celebrate sustainability and celebrate yourself all at once: Babeland in Park Slope is giving away free Solar Bullet vibrators to the first 25 people who walk in the store! Doors open at noon, so take an extra long lunch if you need to rush down to Babeland door for […]
What happens to the Huxley Envelope Building? [Greenpointers] Mysterious anti-LGBT flyers pop up at Restoration Plaza [DNA Info] Another damn hipster vampire in Brooklyn comedy [Indiewire] Ugh, Charles Hynes [Daily News] Sir Pat Stew: “Ban strollers in Park Slope” [New York Magazine] The Secret Service threatened to kill Mr. Met [Gawker] City councilman says we […]
Brooklyn! Everyone wants to live here these days, but how can you be sure you really live here? If you’ve experienced any of these things that only a true Brooklynite has, you know that you definitely do! 1. Your license says “Brooklyn” in the space where the city goes 2. When you leave Manhattan to go home, […]