Our feelings about Brooklyn Industries are forever mixed, particularly because of this very non-Brokelyn priced travesty, but this is a bit of karma for the company in a positive direction: the trendy clothier has started selling a shirt to support the Brooklyn Public Library. From now through May 7, 20 percent of the $28 shirt sales of the limited-edition shirt design for men, women and children will go to the library to help buy new books, DVDs and eBooks. It’s the company’s second of shirt collaboration with the library; other “for a cause” shirts available right now include this America The Beautiful one celebrating gay marriage to benefit a group that works with homeless LGBT youth and this “Jobs Forever” one that helps a group that helps bring technology to under-priveleged school kids (which is on sale for the downright cheap BI price of $10). The library, in case you didn’t know, is always in need of money for more books. If this whole shirt scheme strikes you sour, you can always donate to the library directly here.
Let’s say you listened to sound, compassionate advice and didn’t get up at 6am on Black Friday to trample your fellow humans in pursuit of a flat-screen television. Good for you! But now you’re sitting there looking at your long Christmas list and your shortage of cash and wondering: how ever am I going to get […]
The worst part about going to a bar with fancy cocktails is that unless you know exactly what you want, the “What’ll it be?” question can leave you paralyzed with inaction. Fortunately for you, we’re here to help, by pointing you in the direction of these lovely cocktail dice, for sale at Park Slope’s Cog […]
The life of a child celebrity is one we couldn’t possibly begin to imagine. So we won’t bore you with theories on how Macauly Culkin came to form a pizza-themed Velvet Underground cover band called The Pizza Underground. We’ll just tell you that according to Brooklyn Vegan, the band is playing for free at Williamsburg’s […]