For all of our celebration of Brooklyn’s nightlife, with its almost non-existent last calls and bars on every corner, it never seemed like it could hold a candle to New Orleans. In New Orleans, last call is non-existent and you can wander the French Quarter, drink in hand. But DNA Info says, now, a group of residents is finally putting their foot down, drawing the line at a Habana Outpost, um, outpost, going up in the French Quarter.It would be one thing if the people behind Save Our Neighborhood were fighting the idea of “New York transplants coming to our city,” which would be a fun irony, or even if they just didn’t want Cuban food. But instead the NIMBY group is complaining that Habana Outpost would bring noise and trash and a lower quality of life to the French Quarter. Which, hey, we’re not from there, so we’re not going to immediately laugh. Just chuckle a little at the idea that a Brooklyn restaurant and nightlife would be the thing that pushed New Orleans from “decadent travel destination” to “decadent hellhole.”
With New York Fashion Week finally over in Manhattan, we can focus our attention back on the best fashion runway there is — the streets of Brooklyn! If Manhattan’s fashion week is all about high end, expensive designers, then the Brooklyn streets are the antidote, with their vintage looks mismatched stylings. One thing that all New […]
Despite the climate of fear and anticipation of rapid, negative change that has shrouded liberal hearts and minds nationwide since November, there is still one thing we can trust will remain cherished by the vast majority of humanity: money. And, to get money, most of us will need a job, preferable one we can enjoy. […]
Cold-weather storms cost billions in insured losses every year, according to the Insurance Information Institute. Buying apartment insurance is one way to keep from getting left out in the cold. Here are three ways that cold weather and storms can cause havoc.