Hey, it’s politics Friday at Brokelyn! Beyonce, the honorary first lady of Brooklyn, has designed this shirt to raise money to help Barack Obama keep his job when he goes up against that guy who likes to fire people. The design is … interesting. It looks kind of like it was made by the kids who signed my shirt at 5th grade field day (“Good luck this summer! K.I.T. Barry!”) But, whatever, she’s had The Most Important Baby of Our Time to gestate! Would you ever wear this thing? What if it were a Beyonce designed sweater vest instead?
One of the more commonly held themes (maybe even beliefs) about New York is that it is a pit of loneliness, where you can never feel more isolated while surrounded by millions of people. 30 Rock encapsulated New York’s uncanny ability to grind you down perfectly here. This can feel like a shitty city, especially during […]
Hot take: Halloween isn’t for everybody. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a great holiday. It just favors creatives and DIY experts to a fault. Many people are Hallo-wise enough to start planning their costume for the following year on Nov. 1. — and if you’re one of those people, more power to you! — but that leaves the rest […]
Loitering has been a problem for coffee shop owners for so long that we’ve gone through several cycles of addressing it in New York City. First came limiting laptop hours and eliminating outlets, then things like timed wifi. Britcom hit Fleabag skewered the annoying laptop camper in its inaugural season this summer, which means it’s far from just an American […]