Good news, healthy and helpful Brokelynites! After a long closure due to one of the blizzards collapsing its roof last winter, the Brooklyn office of the New York Blood Center is reopening Sept. 8! So remember that post from last month where we told you all the sweet swag you get from being a blood donor, from Mets tickets to air hockey tables to racks of lamb? Now you don’t have to lug your big veins full of human juice all the way up to midtown to do it: the Brooklyn Donor Center is at 120 Lawrence St., near the Jay Street-Metrotech station. And if you make a donation before Sept. 30, you get 50 bonus points, which will put you well on the way to that new air hockey table.
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, […]