Weavers, potters and sock-monkey-makers of Brooklyn, toil in anonymity no more: a group of crafty people have started a new blog aimed at all things handmade in Brooklyn. It’s called—yes—Handmade Brooklyn and it’s going to be covering Brooklyn artists, craft shows, flea markets and the like. They’re on the lookout for Brooklyn-based crafters to tell their stories and we know there are plenty of you out there cause we see you every weekend. The folks behind the new site are Chevala Designs (gemstone jewelry), Fisk and Fern (screenprinted papers and home goods), Fofolle (handmade clothing) and Metropolis Soap Co. (vegan and eco-friendly soaps). So take a look and tell them all about yourselves, Etsyites. We’re in! Do Post-it bookmarks count as a craft?
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 […]