Summer’s gone and with it all those glorious free movies, concerts and outdoor festivals that make the livin’ easy. But just because it’s fall, does that mean the only entertainment you can afford involves rushing to the mailbox to steal your roommate’s Qwikster discs? Heck no! We’re keeping our free events calendar crisp and cracklin’ into the crisp autumn, so stay tuned, because what the fall lacks in sun-drenched outdoor bacchanalia it makes up for in erudite free lectures, crafting workshops, comedy and lots of other cozy smart things that often involve bars with fireplaces, coffee-scented book stores and tasty seasonal beers. But most importantly: send us your free events to free[at]brokelyn.com! Keep us in the loop of stuff you know about and we’ll pass the word on, so we can all be free fallin‘.
One of the more commonly held themes (maybe even beliefs) about New York is that it is a pit of loneliness, where you can never feel more isolated while surrounded by millions of people. 30 Rock encapsulated New York’s uncanny ability to grind you down perfectly here. This can feel like a shitty city, especially during […]
Hot take: Halloween isn’t for everybody. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a great holiday. It just favors creatives and DIY experts to a fault. Many people are Hallo-wise enough to start planning their costume for the following year on Nov. 1. — and if you’re one of those people, more power to you! — but that leaves the rest […]
Loitering has been a problem for coffee shop owners for so long that we’ve gone through several cycles of addressing it in New York City. First came limiting laptop hours and eliminating outlets, then things like timed wifi. Britcom hit Fleabag skewered the annoying laptop camper in its inaugural season this summer, which means it’s far from just an American […]