On ongoing coat drive down in Park Slope collected 56 bags of coats on Tuesday alone for people in need after Sandy, but they aren’t done yet. Not because they’re going for a specific number of bags, just that the coat drive ends tonight at midnight. So they’ll be done in about seven hours. But between now and then, you can head down to 491 1st Street, in between 7th and 8th Avenue, with your coats in a plastic bag and drop them off on the stoop there. Simple as that.
The art of ironing is lost on most millennials, many of whom grew up with parents doing their laundry in spiffy machines and are just learning to “adult” themselves. But much like the sobriquet of “Papa” that Brooklyn dads are newly embracing, ironing is having a renaissance in Brooklyn. The North Brooklyn Ironers’ Union, est. 2016, is an organization […]
Oakland’s artistic community, and by extension every DIY arts community around the country, is reeling after a fire consumed a beloved arts space over the weekend, killing more than 30 people in one of the nation’s deadliest building fires in the past 50 years. In an already widely circulated piece, KQED writer Gabe Meline warns that “it could […]
$230, if this report from the NY Post today is to be believed. The Post’s Brad Hamilton went undercover at a suss new “massage parlor” on tony Smith Street in Cobble Hill. He confirmed it was “a bordello barely masquerading as a massage spa,” with several online sex-seeking ads that also pointed to the location. Hamilton paid $50 […]