You can be the most anti-consumerist or anti-Black Friday bro on the block, but you can’t avoid needing a phone. Consumerist reports you can get a non-iPhone spacephone (aka: Androaid) for $0.01, today through Cyber Monday (aka next Monday). You need to be a new customer, sign a two-year contract and probably some other contractual hocus pocus, so make sure to read the fine print. The deal is good for Veizon, T-Mobile, AT&T and Sprint, and, Consumerist notes, even applies to the normally $799.99 Motorola DROID RAZR 4G. But there you go: a phone for a penny. Call your mother for me.
If you’re one of those lucky people with the luxury of time for a sit-down daytime meal during the typical work week (or just someone who’s underemployed, a la this girl) you now have another great option for your weekday #firstmeal. Rider, the light-filled Williamsburg spot attached to non-profit music venue National Sawdust, has been […]
What makes a Brooklyn bar? Is it the wood? Is is the draft list that features only craft beer and local breweries? Is it the bartender, whose surly, I’ve-seen-it-all disposition seems out of sync with his youth? And which of these things explains why you find yourself so hopelessly drawn through the door, night after night, […]
Artists aren’t the only ones who deserve a leg up to do what they do. A similarly underrepresented body politic in Brooklyn, at least where funding is concerned, is its nonprofit sector. We’re talking community organizers, advocacy groups and other 501(c)-3 organizations whose purpose precedes their paycheck. Micro-leadership rarely receives macro budgeting, which can make it hard […]