Thanksgiving is a time for getting together with your family and dealing with all of the various irritations that go along with getting to them: traffic, train delays, taking your shoes off at the airport and getting bombarded with creepy sex x-rays. Even if you’re one of the genetic lottery winners than can claim “original Brooklyn” status, your entire family may not live here, so you might need to travel to see them. But, there are definitely some of you sticking around for the holiday. So, what are you gonna do? Take advantage of emptier movie theaters? Run topless or naked through Prospect Park? Volunteer? Go through our underwear drawers while we’re gone? Let us know, so that if we’re sticking around next year, we’ve got some ideas.
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 […]