Yes, that picture is what you think it is: Brokelyn has earned a spot on the Approval Matrix, everyone’s favorite cultural ratings graph in New York Magazine. And our “useful site for living thriftily without turning into an ascetic recluse” (amen) is Lowbrow Brilliant! Exactly how brilliant? More so than an optical illusion on Discover Magazine’s blog and a deluxe reissue of R.E.M.’s Reckoning, but less so than Zooey Deschanel in (500) Days of Summer and the web site for Raaaaandy, a standup comedy video by Aziz Ansari. And we’re right on par, brilliance-wise, with the G train stopping at Church Avenue. Cool! Do the cars have leather seats and cocktail service or something? See the full Matrix here.
Just in time for that whole “Bed-Stuy is the new Williamsburg” thing, Bed-Stuy is getting some fancy new apartments of its own, like the ones at 836 Dekalb Avenue. Some people aren’t too happy about that, at least judging from these pictures snapped by a local resident who passed them on to us. We’ve got […]
What you see above is someone who stole some packages from a Clinton Hill apartment building. The footage is sped up, but you’ll notice the thief spent a bunch of time just hangin’ out, twerking, in preparation for the thievery. Or maybe she was just there twerking, as you do, and her and her dude […]
Brooklyn gets its first Whole Foods next week, on Tuesday December 17, when the Gowanus store opens, with great fanfare. Seriously, there’s going to be everything short of a marching band walking down Third Avenue (which it’s too cold for anyway). Aside from Marty Markowitz being there doing his official borough president eating food duties, […]