As The Wire showed us, teachers are the second most tragically under-appreciated part of urban life, right after dock workers (we keeed!). But we know all you teachers out there go through heckfire every day; Community Bookstore in Park Slope knows it too. That’s why it’s offering an Educators Night this Thursday: Teachers get 30 percent off any book in the store; plus a children’s books representative from Random House will be on hand, and there will be refreshments too. The teach appreash kicks off at 7pm Oct. 11.
Just in time for that whole “Bed-Stuy is the new Williamsburg” thing, Bed-Stuy is getting some fancy new apartments of its own, like the ones at 836 Dekalb Avenue. Some people aren’t too happy about that, at least judging from these pictures snapped by a local resident who passed them on to us. We’ve got […]
What you see above is someone who stole some packages from a Clinton Hill apartment building. The footage is sped up, but you’ll notice the thief spent a bunch of time just hangin’ out, twerking, in preparation for the thievery. Or maybe she was just there twerking, as you do, and her and her dude […]
Brooklyn gets its first Whole Foods next week, on Tuesday December 17, when the Gowanus store opens, with great fanfare. Seriously, there’s going to be everything short of a marching band walking down Third Avenue (which it’s too cold for anyway). Aside from Marty Markowitz being there doing his official borough president eating food duties, […]