07/31/15 5:28pm
Made you weekend a work of art. via Facebook)

Made you weekend a work of art. via Facebook)

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– If you’re a working artist, you’ll need this guide to cheap and free studio space in Brooklyn

Here’s how you rule every day in August

– Emily Elsen of 4 & 20 Blackbirds has a guide to what to see in Gowanus for you

– New map will show you the city’s most miserable subway stations

– Taylor Swift abandons her post as global tourism ambassador when we really need her

Jonathan Safran Foer and Michelle Williams have started dating and what?

– There are a whole bunch of great jobs for you to go out and try to get

– Go say goodbye to Montero’s while you can

– Whether they’re described as “indie R & B” or “pop”, Wet is fun to listen to

Another housing lottery opened, this one with cheap housing Downtown

– We love Nitehawk Cinema, we love Videology and we love Full Circle Bar

07/24/15 4:12pm
Mosey along in your weekend. Photo by Sam Corbin

Mosey along in your weekend. Photo by Sam Corbin

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• The Brooklyn waterfront is awesome, and these are the 50 best ways to spend time on it

• Get your horse out of the bike lane, guy, come on

• Millennials will flock to your apartment complex if you name it A$AP Walkup or Four Square

• An empty lot in Bushwick is being turned into the camp from Wet Hot American Summer. Make it your beeswax to be there

• We’ve got plenty of cheap apartments for you, including a 5-bedroom in Coney Island

Here’s how you crush it at your first NYC music open mic

Gaia DiLoreto, owner of By Brooklyn, breaks down the secrets of indie retail success for us

Brooklyn is all over New York Magazine‘s new list of cheap eats

• The Out in the Streets lineup is full of wild animals

• Brooklyn now has a luxury hotel for dogs, because of course it does

The Future of What would like a future where the patriarchy is smashed up

• A 500% rent increase means Cain’s Tavern will be moving along

• Comedian Jo Firestone told us about how she spends her summer Sundays in Fort Greene

• We love Anyway Cafe, we love Matt Torrey’s and we love The Diamond

07/17/15 4:17pm
Enjoy soothing nature this weekend. via Flickr user JJ

Enjoy soothing nature this weekend. via Flickr user JJ

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• Get out to Staten Island’s Snug Harbor on a day trip, it’s great and we have a guide for you

• The Halkias make your beer dreams come true, open a Grand Prospect Beer Hall

• In an apt metaphor, your Wi-Fi might come from the garbage can soon

• Visit Sheepshead Bay on a weekend trip, with this guide from local pizza man Sal Carlino

We’ve got jobs for you, jobs with TED, jobs with By Brooklyn, so many jobs

• Get out there and exercise with these free outdoor fitness classes

The man behind the “Please stand clear of the closing doors” announcement introduced himself

Barclays is finally getting sued now that the downward slanting Seats of Doom hurt someone

• Local musician Rachel Fish has a rock opera about two people with the same name (one killed kids)

• Amazon Prime Day happened and people tweeted their terrible disappointment in its “deals”

• We love The Graham, we love Montana’s Trail House and we love Tamaqua

06/26/15 5:02pm
mermaid parade

Go catch a mermaid this weekend. Photo by David Colon

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• We were at the Mermaid Parade to judge and take pictures

• Serial is looking for a producer for their second season. Maybe it’s you?

• We wanted to be helpful, so here are all of Brooklyn’s outdoor movie series in one place

• Even if you don’t have a car, there are plenty of great camping spots you can reach from the city

• Books Beneath the Bridge is back for more non-stop outdoor reading action

• Want an apartment you can afford? We found some, in Crown Heights and Dyker Heights

• Green-Wood’s official historian breaks down what it’s like to work around all those dead people

• The drama, the accents, the audience participation of The Room is coming to Bushwick

• Just talk to Video Beast about their music, not their TV-viewing habits

• The A/C between Manhattan and Brooklyn is shutting down starting July 11. Thanks, Sandy

• What borough has the most disgusting grocery stores in the city? Brooklyn!

• We love Northern Bell, we love Over the Eight, we love Passenger Bar

06/19/15 4:00pm
jon snow memorial

He’ll be back. Probably. via Instagram user Dortreport

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• Williamsburg just isn’t ready to let go of Jon Snow

• We’re ready to kill the dream of the 90s

Every Brooklyn flea market this summer where you can spend your hard-earned dough

• The Flicks on the Beach schedule is here with a cosmically great lineup

• Want more free summer movies? Prospect Park’s got ’em

There are some great jobs out there for you to snag

• Greene Grape is expanding their Fulton Street empire to include an ice cream shop

• You’ve got the perfect guide to eat and drink your way though Arthur Avenue, the real Little Italy

• How can you work in the wonderful world of puzzles? Let a puzzle guru tell you how

• Their name might imply otherwise, but Kid in the Attic loves leaving the house

These free apps will make your summer in Brooklyn just a bit easier

• Bierkfraft is (probably) closed

• We love Jackbar and we love South 4th Bar and we love Skinny Dennis

06/12/15 4:00pm
Squad is out in force for the weekend

Squad is out in force for the weekend

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– Wanna make a great podcast? Listen to the experts from Slate and WNYC tell you how

– It was Mayor Tall versus NYC crime in a Tainwanese animation for the ages

– Cheap as hell, fun as hell music festival Out in the Streets will be back this summer

– It’s a first look at the barge that will become the Brooklyn Barge Bar

– The Brooklyn Navy Yard is full of cool stuff to do, even for landlubbers

– Finally, some good real estate news: 200 units of affordable housing coming our way

– If you don’t wanna wait for that, here are some other cheap-ish apartments

– If you’re an artist that wants cheap space, how’s a $700/month DUMBO studio sound?

– Shilpa Ray is too busy making music to listen to whiny ghosts with emotional problems

– If you think you can’t afford to learn InDesign, guess what? You can!

– We love Mary’s Bar, we love Dirck the Norseman and we love The Brew Inn

06/05/15 4:30pm
May your weekend be just as cool. Photo by Walter Wlodarczyk

May your weekend be just as cool. Photo by Walter Wlodarczyk

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• Man there was a lot of cool stuff at the Brooklyn Spaces party (like a flaming saxophone)

• Turns out Brooklyn is female-led startup central. Way to go, us!

• Artichoke Pizza is making your 4am slice dreams come true and opening to Park Slope

• Driiiiiink on the water (the Brooklyn Barge Bar has a liquor license)

• Co-working is getting easier since the Brooklyn Creative League is expanding

• Dommengang don’t talk much about boogieing, they just up and do it

• Northside is next week and just because you didn’t pay doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy it

• Your big chance to work at BAM or work with pies is here

• You could also work selling beer, if that’s why you want to try and do

• If your cupboard is a bit thin, try one of those cheap, creative dinner hacks. They taste alright!

Do the beach and the city a solid, be a volunteer floating garbage spotter

• We love Ruby’s, we love Sugarburg and we love Threes Brewing

05/29/15 4:56pm
Go forth and drink outdoors. Photo by David Colon

Go forth and drink outdoors. Photo by David Colon

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• It’s outdoor weather, so it’s a good thing we found you almost 200 outdoor bars

• You have more free summer movie choices thank to the People’s Republic of Brooklyn

• We have a definitive ranking of the bike paths on the East River bridges

• When Slate attacks goofy coffee shop sandwich boards, we’ll be there to defend them

• Bensonhurst-born musician Marilyn Carino is intimidating, but not threatening

Imagen Vincent van Gogh modarn in Brooklyn

• Need an apartment? There are affordable, spacious ones to be had

• Freaking out over Brooklyn’s baby tooth jewelry that’s not made of baby teeth means we’re getting boring

• We love Freak Bar and we love Glorietta Baldy

05/22/15 3:30pm
Sprint into the weekend. Cartoon by David Ostow

Sprint into the weekend. Cartoon by David Ostow

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• All of the fixtures of life in Brooklyn, made into a bunch of handy cartoons

• You, too, can live on $2.50 lunches and save an absurd amount of money

• This search for the best rosé under $10 will let you live a fancy Hamptons life at a fraction of the price

• The MTA does something actually cool, and makes a 16-bit video explaining subway delays

• It’s Governors Island time and we’ve got the only guide you need to enjoy it

• You can drink in the Navy Yard in the Kings County Distillery’s new backyard

• Get mad when you have to, with Freya Wilcox and the Howl

• Work with T Swift at Universal Music, or get one of these other jobs

• We were there for the thrilling competition of the first-ever NYC Kolache Eating Contest

• Want to work at TED? Here’s what it’s like, according to a producer there

• Make sure you get in and say goodbye to the Trash Bar by June 27

• We love the Great Georgiana and we love Caracas Rockaway

05/15/15 4:36pm
Shorts on dudes, now and forever. Photo by Mary Dorn

Shorts on dudes, now and forever. Photo by Mary Dorn

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-Dudes, stand up, in shorts, for your right to wear shorts

What to know to be ready for the Navy Yard’s Wegmans

-A no talking, no Instagram ramen place is coming to East Williamsburg

A very forthcoming landlord explains his racist practices

-There are no whammies in this week’s collection of affordable apartments

Brooklyn Night Bazaar has to say goodbye to Greenpoint, but is saying hello to Rockaway

-We’re preparing for Russian Restaurant Week by whistling the Tetris theme to ourselves

-Brooklyn’s Mindtroll has 25 songs you can listen to as you get buff for the summer

-Brooklyn’s rents hit a new record. Uh, yay?

The NYC Beach Bus is back and taking you places Robert Moses wouldn’t

-Bushwick is getting a giant rock climbing gym next year

-We love Whit’s End, we love Branch Ofc. and we love Rippers