What do Jonathan Ames, Maggie Gyllenhaal, that redhead waitress at Mary’s Fish Camp and yours truly have in common? We all made this year’s Park Slope 100 list, the annual tally of “100 people, places and things that make Park Slope Park Slope,” compiled by Only the Blog Knows Brooklyn author Louise Crawford. Brokelyn earned a spot for being “the right blog at the right time and for teaching us to live big on small change” and we’re thrilled to be among the delightfully random honorees including Babeland, the neon sign at Rachel’s Taqueria, Iris in the radiation department at Methodist, Prospect Park West (the novel by Amy Sohn, a bit of a surprise here) and our fellow bloggers at Brooklyn Based and FIPS, among 93 others. We’d be remiss in not giving big props to Louise herself, one of the first and most prolific Brooklyn neighborhood bloggers, who covers her territory like a Maclaren rain shield. Thanks Louise!
Yes, having a bodega cat is not technically “legal,” but it’s not “legal” in the way that drinking wine in the park or bringing your dog into a bar isn’t legal, which is to say it’s an accepted form of New York life that no one minds so long as you don’t make a big […]
If this election is severely stressing you out, the solution isn’t to avoid the ballot box. It’s just to de-stress the way you always do: with beer, or a massage, or in this case, acupuncture. This Sunday, Oct. 30, there’s a donation-based acupuncture clinic “for politically induced anxiety, rage, insomnia, fear and trauma.” It’s being held […]
Ever wonder what it would be like if CBS comedy Two and a Half Men were set in Brooklyn? Dad Day, debuting this week on BRIC TV, will give you an idea as it follows an anxiety-ridden family man named James, his 5-year-old son Henry, and self-assured bachelor Craig as they navigate an ever-changing Brooklyn and the […]