As you may have heard, not only is Williamsburg getting that Urban Outfitters it’s always needed, but the company is applying for a liquor license to open a cafe within the store. Befitting any major destination drinking spot in Brooklyn these days, they’re going to have an extensive artisanal cocktail menu, which sources close to the company have leaked to Brokelyn. Presented for your perusal, an exclusive first look at the menu of Cafe Urban Outfitters: (more…)
Business Insider reports today:
Goldman Sachs is becoming the most hipster bank of Wall Street.
If you haven’t noticed, the investment banking giant has been involved in several cool projects in Brooklyn. The latest one Goldman has been involved with is the revitalization of the Brooklyn Navy Yard, which The Gothamist recently identified the next neighborhood hipsters will want to take over.
But you don’t have to read Business Insider or “The Gothamist;” we have obtained a copy of the FDIC’s definitive ranking of the most hipster banks. Where does yours rank? (more…)
Are the rumors true that Brokelyn is releasing not one, but two Beer Books for Valentine’s Day? Join our mailing list and find out, silly.
Cosmopolitan recently threw together a few recipes to have, in their words, “the ultimate Girls viewing party.” That’s all well and good we guess, but who on the show ever cooked or baked anything? No, if you want to have a viewing party that really captures the spirit of the show, you should come to people who would know what it means to struggle and sacrifice your dignity to the internet. So here are some tips from our staff to help you truly enjoy the misadventures of BK’s comic foursome. (more…)
Lots of volunteer slots are full for Thanksgiving, but there’s still time to help Occupy Sandy cook and deliver turkeys to our neighbors in need. To help out, cook a bird at home by Thursday morning at 10, then drop it off at St. John’s Parish Hall, 461 99th St. in Bay Ridge. Here’s Occupy’s handy turkey recipe and a list of more turkey day vol opps with the Occupy folks, Wednesday and Thursday.
Presidential debates are significant, serious, consequential, and, like most things in American politics, heavily scripted, predictable and better when a little bit drunk. Even though the election seems to be swinging for Barry already, maybe Mitt had a secret debate program uploaded into his mainframe like The Matrix and will actually come in tonight guns ablazin’ and surprise us all.
To keep you engaged in the political process while giving you something to do besides rolling your eyes and yelling at the TV, we created the drinking game below, which is fully playable and only slightly sarcastic. Print this out or pull it up on your smartphones while you either head to one of these watch parties or stream it for free at home. Debate time begins at 9pm tonight. Cheers to democratic engagement! (more…)
Want a promotion? Be a bigger bitch [The Grindstone]
People who still wear gold chains are getting them snatched [DNAinfo]
This is what $1 billion worth of rust looks like [Daily News]
Why wait an hour for an iPhone when you can pay just $1,050 on eBay? [Racked, eBay]
This is some kinda crazy show tonight at the BPL [BEATBrooklyn]
Barclays just as ugly up close [Brownstoner]
Bid on the misfortune of fellow subway riders [Gothamist]
Is your block a failure? [Crain's]
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