We have a hard time paying for a taxi except in some 4 a.m. dead-of-February, G-Train-shuttle-bus situation that warrants forgoing our trusty MetroCard. But here’s a chance to not have to worry about it for a year: as part of the search for the “Taxi of Tomorrow,” the city is giving away a year of free taxi rides (up to $5,000). To enter, just fill out their short survey, which asks you about your taxi habits and what you’d like to see in the new taxis (sunroofs for better views, more storage, lights that tell other drivers that taxi doors are opening, etc.) and even lets you vote on some of the designs. The drawing is Dec. 17, though even if we won, we’d probably still take the subway, because where else do you get to see this?
Just in time for that whole “Bed-Stuy is the new Williamsburg” thing, Bed-Stuy is getting some fancy new apartments of its own, like the ones at 836 Dekalb Avenue. Some people aren’t too happy about that, at least judging from these pictures snapped by a local resident who passed them on to us. We’ve got […]
What you see above is someone who stole some packages from a Clinton Hill apartment building. The footage is sped up, but you’ll notice the thief spent a bunch of time just hangin’ out, twerking, in preparation for the thievery. Or maybe she was just there twerking, as you do, and her and her dude […]
Brooklyn gets its first Whole Foods next week, on Tuesday December 17, when the Gowanus store opens, with great fanfare. Seriously, there’s going to be everything short of a marching band walking down Third Avenue (which it’s too cold for anyway). Aside from Marty Markowitz being there doing his official borough president eating food duties, […]