Curbed has a new video series, Neighborhood Crashers, where they go around asking resident of a neighborhood what they think of said neighborhood. They started in Park Slope, as good a place to start as any. While their interviewer, Will Garré, found some stereotypes like vegans, huge liberals (“They weren’t disappointed Bush was elected, more that Nader wasn’t elected” one resident explained) and people talking about double-wide strollers, the mom constantly fidgeting with her kid was the real star of the show. Get her a TV show where different people ask her about things, but she can also answer the question while holding her kid. Come on Hollywood, do this for us.
Sometimes the Brooklyn music scene is like its own small town scene in a big city. I don’t mean ‘small town’ in the sense of car pool moms and soccer teams and next door neighbors who call the zoning board saying that your mother is building a meth lab in your back yard when she tries […]
This ain’t your daddy’s roller rink. The Gotham Girls, New York’s all-lady roller derby league and a founding member of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA), are holding try-outs this weekend for their 2017 season. They’re calling all bad-asses with double X chromosomes, skates and an appetite for competition to come and get their wheels dirty. […]
In case you’re hearing for the first time, we happen to be in the middle of a pretty important election year. I know, it snuck up on me, too. And as if the usual white noise of platforms and spin weren’t enough, we’ve been forced to deal with the absurdity of candidates who literally refute […]