The Brooklyn Mutt Show 2012, sponsored by Brooklyn Bark at the Brooklyn Lyceum this weekend, featured two entire days of doggy-style fun and zaniness: competitions, classes in pet first aid and CPR, dog portraits, even celebrity judges! We attended the second day of the Show, and witnessed the last two competitions, the nail-biting face-off between Star Wars– and Star Trek–costumed dogs (which featured an uncannily “lifelike” Yoda costume), and the final contest, Best of Beast. Energy was high, from the pride of the owners (or “companions,” or “humans,” if you prefer) to the unbridled joy of the many children in attendance, all delighted by the dogs on display. Here are some of our favorite shots, but you can see the full set on Flickr.
Few things could alleviate the stress of the coming election, save for maybe an acupuncture session or a Hallo-weekend binge drink. This video, however, manages to do some meaningful damage control on your politically-wrung psyche, while giving you an entirely different reason to scream. Written by Bill Kirstein and Ginny Leise (a comedy gem, btw) and starring […]
It turns New Yorkers are willing to put up with a lot of negativity and cynicism in our city, except when it comes to bodega cats. If you mess with bodega cats, those lovable, mouse-chasing, not-exactly-legal mascots of bodegas citywide, the internet will come after you, and hard. So since we ran this story yesterday about someone taking […]
We know it’s hard to believe, but life will go on after the 2016 general election is over. Regardless of who wins (no Trumpies no Trumpies) you’ll have a life to get back to, an apartment to pay rent on and a job that’ll help you do it! Unless, that is, you don’t have a job. […]