01/10/13 4:00pm
Don't worry, we won't tell. Photo vi Flickr user disloyalorderof.

Don’t worry, we won’t tell. Photo via Flickr user disloyalorderof.

You know that collection of abandoned CDs hanging out on your top shelf growing lonely from disuse? It’s okay, we all have one. Growing up in the 80s and 90s, as most of us did, not only did we witness the transition from cassettes to CDs, we also survived the great migration from CDs to MP3s. But that only raised the great question of our generation: what are we supposed to do with all these damn CDs we bought in the last 15 years? Amazon knows your plight, and they want to help you out, with free CD to MP3 conversion.

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11/10/12 3:05pm

Shears for Fears: Katrina Casino giving a phresh cut at September’s event. Photo by Vanessa Friedman

Yes yes y’all, it’s back!

After a Sandy-related postponement, Brooklyn’s best amateur barbers are back in action in Bed Stuy. HalloVember, formerly known as OktoberPHRESH, is a monthly-ish queer pop-up barbershop dedicated to spreading hard love and good looks. The Hair Force One collective will be giving $10 haircuts tomorrow night to benefit Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts. (more…)

07/18/12 12:30pm

Free dinner tonight [GNC]
‘Scrum master,’ other job titles translated for your parents [Business Insider]
Move over Simpler Times — here comes Ikea Beer [Business Insider]
New McCarren rules: do backflip, get pepper spray [HuffPo]
For Brooklyn Path Train perv, 169 strikes and he’s out [Village Voice]
Sorry guys, the Richard Meier building is officially sold out :( [Brownstoner]
Cobble Hill Cinema: Where the Pavillion’s purple movie seats go to die [FIPS]

06/19/12 12:30pm

Guy buys 2.6 acre private ‘Rat Island’ in NYC for $176K [NYPost]
Old Man take a look at this: Neil Young coming to Barclay’s Center [The Local]
Fort Greene park closes earlier closer to projects [DNAinfo]
Repeal of stop-and-frisk law all but dead [Village Voice]
Check out this freshwater pool in New Jersey [A Child Grows]
Brooklyn Flea world domination continues [DumboNYC]
Park Slope dive bar won’t be divey anymore [Gothamist]
The 10 most underrated restaurants in Brooklyn [Brooklyn Magazine]

06/18/12 12:24pm

Why Fourth Avenue sucks [WSJ]
Is hydrogen peroxide the new Dr. Bronner’s? [Houselogic]
Supposedly NYC has replaced all jobs lost during recession [NYPost]
Cousin John’s baker wins big at ‘Olympics’ for cake frosting [Brooklyn Paper]
Mediocre coffee comes to Brooklyn [Brooklyn Heights Blog]
Jackie the Mermaid Man [Brooklyn Paper]
A credit card for when you’re in the red [Planet Money]
Louie never goes to Brooklyn [Splitsider]

06/14/11 12:41pm

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