So maybe you guys have heard that we have a bit of weather rolling in? We’ll have no trains and no busses, and if the direst predictions of our weather people are to come to pass, Brooklyn will resemble Waterworld by the time the sun rises on Thursday. But for as long as the internet is working, Brokelyn is here to be your one-stop Sandy news center. Got a picture of empty grocery store shelves except for a box of Entemann’s powdered donuts? Hear about a bar having a hurricane party? Or happen to find a grocery store that’s actually open? Catch someone swimming up Greene Avenue on a surfboard or homemade canoe? Share it in the comments, tweet it at us, holler at our Facebook page and we’ll share it with the world. In the meantime, we’ll be here, holed up with a bottle of rum and updating all day, with news from every neighborhood that we can get word from.
Yes, having a bodega cat is not technically “legal,” but it’s not “legal” in the way that drinking wine in the park or bringing your dog into a bar isn’t legal, which is to say it’s an accepted form of New York life that no one minds so long as you don’t make a big […]
If this election is severely stressing you out, the solution isn’t to avoid the ballot box. It’s just to de-stress the way you always do: with beer, or a massage, or in this case, acupuncture. This Sunday, Oct. 30, there’s a donation-based acupuncture clinic “for politically induced anxiety, rage, insomnia, fear and trauma.” It’s being held […]
Ever wonder what it would be like if CBS comedy Two and a Half Men were set in Brooklyn? Dad Day, debuting this week on BRIC TV, will give you an idea as it follows an anxiety-ridden family man named James, his 5-year-old son Henry, and self-assured bachelor Craig as they navigate an ever-changing Brooklyn and the […]