11/21/14 5:04pm
brooklyn bridge

Not for tourists. via Flickr user gigi_nyc

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- We wondered if keeping tourists off the Brooklyn Bridge was the best policy

- We analyzed some SantaCon in Bushwick conspiracy theories

- …before it turned out it wasn’t even showing up here

- There were jobs, so many jobs for you

-Bushwick got a porn festival

- The city made plans to bring us fast free Wi-fi

- The free pizza alert button was pushed

- The MTA promised to take action against man-spread

- The C train made plans to screw us next year

11/14/14 4:29pm
aye girl miss eaves

Hey girl

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-Bed-Stuy rapper Miss Eaves has some stuff to say about catcalling

-Here’s some ways you can do some good this Thanksgiving

-It was Anne Hathaway’s birthday, but we got YOU the gift of cheap apartments

-Free cheese party

-Punderdome goes to America’s Got Talent

-A monthly MetroCard is going to cost you $116.50 next year. Cool.

-Broad City showed us what’s up next season

-So did Girls

-The rent went up real damn high in Bay Ridge, 9.3% in a year

-Your emails can be turned into handwritten letters, so you don’t have to write

11/07/14 5:03pm
death by audio

Later. Photo by Mary Dorn

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-Death By Audio is saying goodbye and we’ve got pictures

-Speaking of, Brooklyn is dead and there’s a dance party to prove it

-Sour Patch Kids has a Clinton Hill house where bands make #branded content

-New York Magazine, Mission Chinese and more places have jobs for you

-Also in jobs world, Ophira Eisenberg will tell you all about her jobs

-Want a job in digital advertising? Headhunter Dana Siomkos has some tips for you

-These five Red Hook are galleries are the neighborhoods best

-We saw the future, and it was pizza delivery drones

-The Times insists people are calling Ridgewood “Quooklyn”

-The Turkey’s Nest has a part in Netflix’s Daredevil show

-Walking the city streets as a Jew is weirder than you think

-We have some ideas why Taylor Swift won’t play New York City

10/31/14 5:02pm
brokelyn

If you need a quick Halloween costume, you can always be a Brokelyn writer. Illustration by Shaylyn Berlew

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-These DIY Halloween costumes came with their own pickup lines

-Step aside T-Swift, we had your real NYC anthems right here

-You learned how you could own a dog and not go broke

-These were Brooklyn’s best chicken and waffles for under $13

-If you want to be buried in Brooklyn, start saving now

-Here’s 10 hours of catcalling

-Wanna sell your stuff at this year’s holiday markets? Now you know how to

-There were a bunch of 3-bedroom apartments waiting for you

-Veselka is having a 60th birthday party and we all got invited

-Gentrification wasn’t as inevitable as you thought

-Babeland had a real buzzy Halloween treat for you (it was free vibrators)

-We loved running into Supercollider and we loved hopping over to Brooklyn Brewery

10/10/14 5:00pm
man spread

Do something, MTA. via Saving Room for Cats

-We asked the MTA to help fight man spread

-Studios at Domino will run you $553/month

-Here’s how to improve your chances at getting one

-“God’s wrath” was promised for Carroll Gardens gentrifiers

-The city’s worst landlords were named and shamed

-Brooklyn’s worst behaviors on Tinder, catalogued

-Rent in Crown Heights just kept going up

-A Gowanus walking tour can put the “fun” back in “Superfund”

-We had plenty of affordable Halloween options for you

-The Department of Sanitation has sweet benefits and was hiring

-Brunch Bad, claimed man

-It’s not warm out anymore, but you can stay fit until it’s outdoor weather again at these Brooklyn spots

-We loved both bars at Sweet Science and Featherweight and we loved rolling into Full Circle Bar

09/26/14 4:52pm
Bye Manhattan! Bye weekdays! We don't need either of you! via

Bye Manhattan! Bye weekdays! We don’t need either of you! Via

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-Your visiting guests didn’t have to leave Brooklyn for a good time

-The Illuminati had plans for Williamsburg

-Eugene Mirman had a mysterious new artisanal store

-The Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and other places, wanted you to work for them

-These were Brooklyn’s best $40 and under restaurants, apparently

-Smorgasburg and the Flea got a new winter home

-It’s still Oktoberfest, there are still Oktobefest things to do

-DIY business cards can trick people into thinking you’ve got it together

-”But we’re the next Brooklyn” was a legal argument

-Redheads could get a fancy haircut for 50% off in Greenpoint

-We love feeling French at Lola BKLYN, we love drinking good stuff at d.b.a Brooklyn

09/19/14 4:23pm
littleneck brooklyn

Make it an oysters kinda weekend. via Facebook

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-There were $1 oysters to be had (sexy time not guaranteed)

-Affordable apartments could be found in…Park Slope?????

-Apartments on the Williamsburg waterfront are for “monsters” though

-New Yorkers loved smoking more than life

-Australia got a Brooklyn bar, where a bespoke dingo will eat your baby

-You ever give sex advice? Ever give sex advice…ON WEED?

-Williamsburg got another jobless trust funder

-Crime: It still exists in Brooklyn

-The R train was back, but so was our existential crisis

-We love taking the high road to Lowlands Bar and we love Skinny Dennis, because it’s a little bit country

And don’t forget: WE’RE HAVING A PARTY!!

09/12/14 4:57pm
umi nom

Go eat at Umi Nom this weekend, and bring your drink of choice. You can do that. via Facebook

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-At Brooklyn’s best BYOB restaurants, you make the booze pairings

-The Brooklyn Book Fest is coming

-Bed-Stuy’s future sure was white

-The library had jobs for you

-So do these other, less reading-focused places

-It was never too late to learn, at least with these cheap or free classes

-Death By Audio was at death’s door

-At least Junior’s stuck around

-Vogue didn’t think Bushwick was cool last year, but changed their tune

-We lovd Hamilton’s, we loved Brouwerji Lane, so check ‘em out

08/22/14 4:32pm
Why wouldn't some bar step up to be the best damn pet shop in town?

Why wouldn’t some bar step up to be the best damn pet shop in town?

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-Brooklyn bars failed us by not showing the Simpsons marathon

-We explored the effectiveness of working at the beach

-The first class of “Brooklyn Made” stuff was shown to the world

-Bushwick’s homes jumped in value, which would be nice if you owned one

-We learned some good ways to keep some bad food

-Drinking and learning was a winning combination, just like college

-$2 tacos at a barbershop? Sure, why not

-There were free daffodils to be had

-Someone was filling garbage bags with pee and sharing them with their neighbors

-We loved the One Stop Beer Shop and The Emerson, which is transcendental

08/15/14 4:36pm
one last shag

One Last Shag, their nice backyard and their wine happy hour, beckons. Photo courtesy One Last Shag

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-These wine happy hours were truly the happiest of hours

-Summer was kept alive by this streaming St. Vincent show

-But not by jerks drinking pumpkin beer in August

-Ze Germans admitted to Brooklyn Bridge white flag stunt, for “art”

-The Michael Jackson birthday celebration came back to town!

-But the Brooklyn Heights Cinema said they were closing

-Cops were on the lookout for cyclists breaking the law

-If you were on the lookout for jobs, BuzzFeed had a whole lot of them

-So did we, in our jobs roundup

-NYC’s rent wasn’t the MOST expensive, just 6th most. Hooray?

-At least this Arcade Fire Groupon was cheap

-Despite what you heard, Trader Joe’s isn’t coming to Prospect Heights

-Bedbugs continued their march of terror through the subway

-We loved Double Windsor, where it’s always summer and Skytown, which has homemade cheese