If you’re single and make less than $73,725 a year, congratulations—you’re officially “moderate income” in NYC. (And you were psyched just to have a job!) What that means: you may be eligible to join the lottery to buy a one-bedroom apartment in this building—2310 Clarendon Road between 23rd Street and Bedford Avenue in Flatbush—for $20,896, through a program operated by the lefty-sounding Urban Homesteading Assistance Board, which also has listings in Bushwick. (Couples and families can apply to buy apartments too but they are subject to different household income limits.) UHAB has similar buildings throughout the city, but certain ownership restrictions apply here: it’s not like you can turn around and flip this place for 10 times the price. But who’s flipping these days anyway? For more info, visit the UHAB web site or call 212-479-3333.
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 […]