Spending $28 can get you a lot of things: a shirt supporting the Brooklyn public library for one, or some things to defend yourself like a four-pack of pepper spray or vintage pocket knives. Today, $28 gets you an ever higher level of self-defense: lessons on how to slice your enemies in half like so much Leonardo attacking hot sewer pizza. That’s right, aspiring urban ninjas: today’s Groupon is offering three ninja sword classes worth $75 for $28; or bump up to the Splinter level and get five classes, and a sword to take home, for $119 ($260 value). The catch is it’s at Bujinkan New York Dojo up in Yonkers, the city’s secret ninja headquarters, where “experienced instructors lead classes on ninja swordsmanship, teaching basic yet effective attacks and defenses.” Then, the next time Shredder tries to take your iPhone on the street, you’ll give him a what for.
Odds are that there are very few people reading Brokelyn who are fans of Pizza Hut, seeing as eating chain pizza in New York City is basically violence, or college sports, because we’ve tried to serve you guys sports content before and you nerds aren’t into it, we get it. But there are definitely lots of […]
1. Booze it up at this month’s BHS Free Friday: Oktoberfest, with Brooklyn beer history from the archives, a beer tasting with Brooklyn Brewery, a screening of Beauty and the Beer, and more. (Friday, Brooklyn Historical Society, FREE) 2. Giggle demurely at LAWL: Ladies and Women Laughing, an all-gal comedy show with Jenny Nelson, Keisha Zollar, Rachel Joravsky, […]
When life gives you lemons you make lemonade. It follows that when life gave us the current election cycle, many tried to turn a profit on it. Ample Hills kept things chill with candidate-themed ice cream flavors; a number of New Yorkers tried to profit in a different way by putting up Craigslist hookup ads for debate-watch sex; and all over the internet, people started […]