01/23/15 4:29pm
Nah

Nah

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-We were unimpressed with SNL’s trip to Bushwick

-Here’s all you need to know about doing music and comedy PR

-The MTA fare hike got here

-Adult preschool showed up too, and it’ll only cost you $333. What a bargain!

-Peak-say ood-gay pig latin? A fancy Cambridge study wants you

-We searched from the top (Greenpoint) to the bottom (Bay Ridge) of BK for cheap apartments

-The girls from Broad City focused on leaning in for episode two

-We met the lawyer who’ll rescue your security deposit

-An expert had advice on how not to die falling through a sidewalk cellar door

-We loved Lock Yard enough to make it our back yard and we loved sitting and sipping at Sayra’s Wine Bar

01/16/15 2:15pm
Just because it's snowing doesn't mean you can't get in the ocean. Photo by Vince Catalanotto

Just because it’s snowing doesn’t mean you can’t get in the ocean. Photo by Vince Catalanotto

-If you’re gonna go to Rockaway in the winter, do it right

-If you’re enough of a hipster stereotype, you could be a model

-Although you also might be a brilliant thief

-We talk Broad City‘s return and swamp ass

-We asked for a Run The Jewels menu, and Brucie is making it happen

-Nickelodeon, among other places, is hiring, so you can work with Spongebob

-A dance party celebrating asses? This is something we can get behind

-That Brooklyn townhouse of your dreams is permanently out of reach. Sorry :(

-Get your NYC municipal ID, the official ID card of Real America

-Walk an orphan dog this winter and you just might go to Heaven

-Anyone wanna buy the Nets?

01/09/15 4:58pm
bill de blasio pot

Party mayor! via Bill de Blasio’s Twitter

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-Would you get high with Mayor de Blasio? Most of Team Brokelyn would

-Living near the subway is good for your wallet

-There sure are a lot of great affordable apartments waiting for you out there

-Some of them are even near these awesome Brooklyn sledding spots

-In Greenpoint, even the damn Salvation Army is fancy now

-You can, and should, keep biking in the winter

-Our iconic styrofoam containers are going the way of the dodo

-The Gate is celebrating 19 years of beers with prices from 19 years ago ($5)

-Mayor de Blasio won’t be getting any groundhog blood on his hands this year

-Jews 1, Bushwick Coffee Shop 0

12/12/14 4:34pm
What did you learn this week? Not to do this. Illustration by Shaylyn Berlew

What did you learn this week? Not to do this. Illustration by Shaylyn Berlew

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- We gave you perfect advice on how to avoid screwing up at you office parties

- Beat the rest to the punch line with our pro guide on what to get the comedy nerd in your life, featuring Brokelyn alum Sue Smith (above) and four other funny people.

- Or if you know people who want books, we present you the best book gift ideas from Brooklyn’s literati.

- The East Village and the LES are the latest neighborhoods to shun SantaCon 2014.

- iTold you so: Williamsburg is getting an Apple store.

- There are many more places to work other than an Apple Store though, so don’t worry

- The Tea Lounge closed forever

- From fruitier to camp counselor, Brooklyn Tattoo owner Adam Suerte has a colorful job history.

- Who killed Hae, damn it!? We don’t know, man. But you can theorize all you want at Videology’s Serial listening parties.

Fred Armisen improvised a bunch of ridiculous New York accents and didn’t get punched in the face because he’s Fred Armisen.

- Paranoid you’ll never get laid? Let these stoner sex-ed classes help.

- Brooklyn is fast becoming the borough of broken dreams, where rent will take 60% of your income.

- But we guess you could always move to Hartford, Connecticut.

12/05/14 4:30pm
eric garner protest

Buzz Lightyear lent his support to Eric Garner protestors

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Eric Garner protests dominated Time Square and encouraged support from all walks of life — including two on-duty Baked by Melissa employees and Buzz Lightyear.

Here’s your definitive guide to Brooklyn holiday markets — so you can finally gift that perfect artisanal wooden spoon.

- There are free noodles in Greenpoint. Because who doesn’t love free?

- The Internet’s dream job is waiting for you: get hired to bake snacks and pet cats at Meow Parlour.

Creeper Jesus will lure you back to the Catholic church by photobombing your selfies.

- Actually, Creeper Jesus sounds pretty tame compared to this insufferable father who freezes his beard for his baby and wants some kind of medal.

- Check it out: free portable WiFi hubs are coming soon to a library near you.

- Summer is still raging on in Bed-Stuy, where the Endless Summer taco truck folks opened up a brick & mortar sandwich shop.

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
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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